Enlistment Pledge of William Thurston

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Date September 4, 1797
Author Name William Thurston (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Thurston 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 Thurston's pledge of allegiance, dated 10/28/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups William Thurston; George Leib; William MacRea; enemies or opposers; ;
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Keywords orders of the President; orders of the officers appointed over me;
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