Enlistment Pledge of Hamilton Lowry

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Date October 30, 1797
Author Name Hamilton Lowry (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Lowry 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 Document Signed
Document Notes Includes Lowry's pledge of allegiance, dated 10/31/10.
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Related Persons/Groups Hamilton Lowry; George Leib; William MacRea; enemies or opposers; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords orders of the President; orders of officers appointed over me; ;
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