This Letter of Marque was issued by the Continental Congress on October 24, 1776, to James Powell, commander of the 3-ton schooner, Northampton. It is signed by John Hancock, president of the Congress. A letter of Marque and Reprisal commissioned...
United States. Continental Congress.; Hancock, John, 1737-1793.;
Text describes need for 15,000 men beyond the draft age to guard public utilities. Enlistees will be assigned to duty near ther homes. Stamped "P.O. Building Durham, N.C." Reverse side has postmark and stamp of Greensboro, N.C. recruiting office.
Vols. for 1924-Apr. 1943 published by the North Carolina Historical Commission; July 1943-spring 1972 by the State Dept. of Archives and History; summer 1972- by the Office of Archives and History; by the Division of Archives and History.
Profile of soldier with tank insignia on collar. Text describes need for men for "the latest and most terrible weapon of them all. They are needed for the tanks…There is no service greater or more glorious than theirs." Text describes the work of...
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