State of Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of Representatives, August 15, 1777. Whereas it appears ... that the proportion of the Continental Army, directed to be raised in this state, is far short of being compleat ... Resolved, that ... several companies in each delinquent town ... be called together .. by Massachusetts. General Court.

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  • United States. -- Continental Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc,
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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- American forces,
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