To Thomas Carlile Ensign in the 11th Regiment of Foot in the Continental Army commanded by Colonel Daniel Hitchcock, These are to Authorize you, by beat of drum or otherwise, to raise so many Volunteers, in any town or county within the four New England Governments…By Order of George Washington



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