Enlistment Pledge of Mathias King

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Date March 9, 1798
Author Name Mathias King (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary King 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 King's pledge of allegiance, dated 3/9/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Mathias King; George Leib; Edward Wyer; enemies or opposers; ;
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Keywords orders of the President; orders of the officers appointed over me; ;
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