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The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut from May, 1775, to June, 1776, Inclusive

Source: Charles J. Hoadly, editor, The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut from May, 1775, to June, 1776, Inclusive, Volume 15 (Hartford: Press of the Case, Lockwood and Brainard Company, 1890).

[page 422]

[14 June, 1776]

This Assembly do appoint David WATERBURY junr, Esqr, to be Brigadier-General of the battalions of militia now to be raised to reinforce the continental army in Canada.

This Assembly do appoint James WADSWORTH junr, Esqr, to be Brigadier-General of the battalions of militia now to be raised to reinforce the continental army at New York.

[page 425]

This Assembly do appoint the persons hereafter named to the respective offices hereinafter mentioned, to take command of the six battalions ordered by this Assembly to be raised and marched directly to New York and there to join the continental army in that place […]

[page 429]

Sixth Battalion.

This Assembly do appoint John CHESTER, Esqr to be Colonel, Solomon WILLS, Esqr, Lieutenant-Colonel, John RIPLEY, Esqr, Major, of the 6th battalion.

This Assembly do appoint Israel SEYMOUR Captain, John BARNARD 1st Lieutenant, Samuel MATTOX 2d Lieutenant, Joseph BUNCE Ensign, of the 1st company in said battalion.

[page 443]

This Assembly do establish Samuel MATTOX to be Lieutenant of the first company or trainband in the 6th regiment in the colony.

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