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A handwritten certificate of commission to a loyalist surgeon in the army of the English colony of Rhode Island from Henry Ward, Secretary of the General Assembly three weeks after the Lexington-Concord battle, 1775

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Title

A handwritten certificate of commission to a loyalist surgeon in the army of the English colony of Rhode Island from Henry Ward, Secretary of the General Assembly three weeks after the Lexington-Concord battle, 1775

Subject

American loyalists--Physicians
Appointments, Military--United States--Revolution, 1775-1783
Richmond, Ebenezer, 1747-1788

Description

Handwritten document with bold signature of Henry Ward and bottom right. Entitled "By the Honorable the General Assembly of the English Colony of Rhode Island, and Providence Plantations, in New England, in America". To Ebenezer Richmond, Gentleman, Greeting".

Creator

Ward, Henry, 1732-1797

Publisher

Digitized by the rights holder

Language

English

Type

Military commissions

Identifier

ward_commission

Spatial Coverage

Rhode Island

Temporal Coverage

Eighteenth century

Provenance

Private collector

Rights Holder

Anonymous. Name available upon request.

Citation

Ward, Henry, 1732-1797, “A handwritten certificate of commission to a loyalist surgeon in the army of the English colony of Rhode Island from Henry Ward, Secretary of the General Assembly three weeks after the Lexington-Concord battle, 1775,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed June 15, 2021, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/8152.