Enlistment Pledge of John Mattox

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Date November 19, 1797
Author Name John Mattox (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Mattox 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 Mattox's pledge of allegiance, dated 11/20/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups John Mattox; George Leib; Edward Meade; enemies or opposers; ;
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Keywords Orders of the President; orders of the officers appointed over me;
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