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Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) To James Noyes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.23 Author/Creator: Fitch, Thomas (1700-1774) Place Written: Connecticut Type: Typed document signed Date: 31 May 1762 Pagination: 1 p. : 30.6 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Letter from Thomas Fitch to James Noyes granting Noyes further authority over troops in Stanford. A seal was at one point included, but it has since fallen off. Co-signed by George Wyllys.

People: Thomas Noyes

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EstateLawWeaponryAmmunitionRevolutionary WarMilitary HistorySoldier's PayFinanceMuster Rolls and ReturnsInjury or WoundBattleFrench and Indian War

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