Enlistment Pledge of Joseph Russell

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Date December 8, 1797
Author Name Joseph Russell (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Russell 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 Russell's pledge of allegiance, dated 12/16/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Russell; George Leib; enemies or opposers; ;
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Keywords orders of the President; orders of the officers appointed over me; ;
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