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Enlistment Pledge of Patrick Sweeny

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Subject File, Nav Records Coll, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date August 28, 1797
Author Name Patrick Sweeny (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Sweeny acknowledges that he has voluntarily enlisted to serve one year in the Marine Service, unless sooner discharged, according to the Act passed July 1st 1797 which provides a Naval Armament. The rules and articles of the Navy against mutiny and desertion have been read to him and he will be paid six dollars per month.
Document Format Printed Document Signed
Document Notes Includes Sweeny's pledge of allegiance, dated 8/28/10.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Patrick Sweeny; enemies or opposers; William MacRae; George Leib; ;
Related Places [not available]
Keywords orders of the President; orders of the officers appointed over me;
Key Phrases [not available]

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