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December 29, 1779-Dated Revolutionary War Date, Manuscript Document Signed, being a "Regimental Court Martial" for the various infractions by soldiers in that unit and cases to be heard by the Members, Signed by "Hercules Mooney Colo. Comtt," at Providence, Rhode Island, Very Fine. Rare Revolutionary War Court Martial Document, measures about 8" x 6.5", 1 page, "Hercules Mooney Colo Commtt." This is a well written Appointment to a Regimental Court Martial with Captain Daniel Emerson as the Court Marshals' President, to hear the cases of any prisoners awaiting trial. Written in bold brown ink on "British Crown" watermarked laid period paper, having some trivial notations on the blank verso and slightly irregular edges, short fold splits and scattered pin holes. He also appointed four officers, as listed below to serve on the court with Emerson, and has assigned Ensign Timothy Gleason to act as Judge Advocate. This notice of the Regimental Court Martial reads, in full: "Providence 29th Decemr 1779 / A Regimental Court Martial to be held at one of the Clock this afternoon at Providence at Capt Emerson's Quarters in said Town to try such prisoners as shall be brought before them, whereof Capt Emerson is preside(nt.) - Members (Listed below, include:) Capt Leavitt, Lieut Kelly, Lieut Drury, Ensn Runales, Ensn Gleeson Judge Advocate - Hercules Mooney Colo Commtt". Accompanied by a printed information sheet about Hercules Mooney.
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1779 Revolutionary War Regimental Court Martial to Hear Signed Hercules Mooney

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Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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