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Box 16


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To Friends in America or Elsewhere, 1782 4mo 18

 File — Box: 16
Scope and Contents Concerning impressment of Quaker seamen during the Revolutionary War. Certificates signed by members of Holm Monthly Meeting, Cumberland, England. Joseph Shelton and Jon. Taylor were impressed 11 month 1781 by the captain of the British ship "Intrepid" when they were enroute to America. Certificates confirm that both were members in good standing and ask assistance to obtain their freedom if the ship lands in New York or other port under care of New York Monthly Meeting. Gift of New York...
Dates: 1782 4mo 18