1778-11-05 Unit and Uniform Resolution

RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS 1778

In Congress 5 Nov 1778

Resolved:

That the three companies commanded by Cpt Cluggage, Black, & Mc Donald, raised for the defence of the frontiers of Pensylvania be reinlisted & compleated to their full complement for the space of one year from the 15 th day of December next unless sooner discharged by Congress.

That every non commissioned officer & private enlisting in the said companies receive as a bounty a suit of cloaths to consist of the articles usually allowed the continental troops, & that it be stipulated with the said non commissioned officers & privates so enlisting that they shall not be removed from the frontiers of the said State on any account whatsoever, except on expeditions against the Indians. Extract from the minutes,

BELCHER P. SMITH, for CHA.THOMSON, Sec’y.

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