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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African American troops -- Sources.

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Natick (Mass.) Revolutionary War Weapons Receipts, 1775 May 15

 File — Box 35: [Barcode: 32101070780349]
Scope and Contents Consists of four weapons receipts and a related summary list, issued in Natick, Massachusetts, in the early days of the American Revolutionary War, that bear the names and signatures of African American and Native American men and others who fought on the side of the Patriots. The summary document lists eleven troops, at least six of whom were African American or Native American. Listed under the command of Captain Morse are Elijah James, Cesar Ferit, and Paul Thomas. Listed under the...
Dates: 1775 May 15