New York in the Revolution as Colony and State

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Weed-Parsons Printing Company, printers, 1897 - New York (State) - 261 pages
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Page viii - An act for the settlement of the pay of the Levies and Militia for their services in the late war.
Page x - shall appear twice a year for a drill and muster, provided with a good, serviceable horse, not less than fourteen hands high, covered with a good saddle,
Page vii - and which could be called upon to serve outside the State during their entire term. The Militia ; which then, as now, could only be called out of the State for three months at a time.
Page 189 - Schuldys John Schuls Henrich Schuls Jacob Schultheis Johannes Schultheiss Georg Schultz Hendrick Schultz Jacob Schultz John Schulz John Schupp Nicolaus Seaker Philip Seart Jacob Seeber Conrad Seeber John Seelbach Johannes Serd Jacob Shaffer John Shaffer Nicolaus Shait Peter Shall Johan Yost Shaver Bartholomew Sheffer Jacob Shiely Mantus Shill Jacob Shite Peter Shittser
Page 189 - Abraham Martin Alexander Martin Philip Mayer Dewalt Merckel Dewalt Merckel Peter Merkill Jacob Merkill Richard Meyer Deobald Meyer Deowald Meyer Johannes Meyer John Meyer Theobald Miller Conrad Miller Garret Miller John Miller Philip Miller Samuel Murray Thomas
Page vi - The Line ; which regiments were in the United States service under General Washington. There were also regiments of artillery and an organization of " Green Mountain Boys " in the Line. The Levies ; which were drafts from the different militia regiments, and from the people direct as well,
Page viii - and a major, two and one-half gallons of rum, and the same amount of sugar and tea. A chaplain, ditto as to sugar and tea, but only two gallons of rum. The scale was continued until a non-commissioned officer and a private received one pound of sugar, two ounces of tea, and one pound of tobacco ; but no rum. A colonel's pay
Page vii - Counties were divided into districts, and the colonel of the regiment in each district was given almost unlimited jurisdiction in military matters. He was required to see that every male between the ages of sixteen and fifty
Page ix - failure so to do within fifteen days, were fined a sum equal to double the amount of the highest bounty which had then been given. This fine was collected by distress and sale of goods and chattels of those refusing to pay, or, if not possessed of property, they were committed to
Page ix - All slaves killed in the service were to be paid for. In time of invasion, any slave, not in the military service, found one mile from

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