Militia List, A.D. 1846 [manuscript cover title].

(East Greenwich, RI: Militia assessors, 5 October 1846). 12mo. 12-page alphabetical manuscript list of 173 men, "all persons who are liable to do military duty under the age of 45 years & over 18 belonging or residing in the Town of East Greenwich except students in Kent Academy, and George Cone, the preceptor, [who] refused to give a list of their names & age." Signed by the four assessors, Joseph Tillinghast, David Briggs, B. Vaughan, and John Shipley. Such militia rosters for the Mexican War are quite scarce. Original oatmeal wrapper, stitched. Very good. Item #47197

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