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New-Hampshire Committee of Safety

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Gave Matthew Thornton orders to enlist forty-three able-bodied men as Soldiers.

Gave Seth Wheeler the following Orders to enlist ten able-bodied men as Soldiers:

In Committee of Safety, Exeter, July 7, 1775.

To SETH WHEELER, Greeting:

SIR: You are hereby empowered immediately to enlist ten able-bodied and effective men, well accoutred, as soldiers in the New-Hampshire service, for the preservation of American liberty, and cause them to pass muster as soon as possible.

By order of the Committee:

WM˙ WHIPPLE, Chairman pro tem.

In Committee of Safety, Exeter, July 7, 1775.

To SETH WHEELER:

SIR: Whereas, you this day received orders for enlisting ten men as soldiers in the New-Hampshire service, for the preservation of American liberty: you are hereby acquainted that the commission of an Ensign in said service shall be made out for you as soon as your enlistment is completed, and the men have passed master. You and the said men to be enlisted are to be under the command of Captain John Parker, of Litchfield, in the County of Hillsborough.

By order of said Committee:

WM˙ WHIPPLE, Chairman pro tem.

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