Bounty money for Charles Chauncy, 1780

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Pay receipt from Constable William Deering to Charles Chauncy received by Kittery, April 6, 1780.

It was customary to pay soldiers or grant them land in return for their enlistments to encourage service in the American Revolution.

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  • Title: Bounty money for Charles Chauncy, 1780
  • Creator: William Deering
  • Creation Date: 1780-04-06
  • Subject Date: 1780-04-06
  • Location: Kittery, York County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-3032, Misc. Box 101/14
  • Collection: Kittery, Maine, papers
  • Object Type: Text

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