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Certifying the Service of Major Finley

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts (RG 217) view image
Document Information
Date May 11, 1791
Author Name Christian Lebiger (primary)
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Lebiger certifies that when he took command of the troops at Cumberland Courthouse after the surrender of Yorktown, he directed Major Finley, then posted at Penn's Tavern in Amherst County, to join with his detachment. Finley was Major at the post until March 1782 when he marched with the battalion under command of Lieutenant Colonel Rawlings to join the southern army under General Green and continued in service until the end of the war.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Partially illegible. Enclosed in Howell to Wolcott 05/13/1791
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Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott; Joseph Howell;
Related Places Philadelphia; Office of Army Accounts;
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