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A MUSTER-ROLL OF THE COMPANY IN HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE, [AT BOSTON] UNDER THE COMMAND OF [CALEB KENRICK OF NOTON] CAPTAIN [caption title].
[Boston? N.d., but ca. 1746]. - Broadside, 16 x 12 1/2 inches, accomplished in manuscript. Location and name of commander in caption title and date of composition of muster roll are in manuscript, as is remainder of recto and left half of verso. Old folds. Minor age-toning, a few small spots, ink smudges, and small tears at folds. A good copy, framed. An extremely rare printed broadside form, recording in manuscript the muster roll of the Massachusetts militia company under the command of Captain Caleb Kenrick of Newton during King George's War of 1744-48. The roll documents the names of each man in the company, his rank and pay, with information provided in manuscript in the appropriate printed columns. On the verso the men have individually signed to acknowledge receipt of their wages. New England provided numerous troops for England's military engagements against the French in Canada during King George's War, which ended the war of the Austrian Succession. An extremely rare mid-18th-century Massachusetts broadside. Ford locates a single copy at the Massachusetts Historical Society. FORD, MASSACHUSETTS BROADSIDES 853.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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