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Advertisement by Benjamin Steadman concerning recruitment of soldiers for the Continental Army [as printed in the North-Carolina Gazette]
Steadman, Benjamin
November 18, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 805-806

[North Carolina Gazette, November, 18, 1777.]

Bath Town, North Carolina, Nov. 18.

As I am left in this State on the recruiting service, and have charge of the recruiting Officers belonging to the 5th Battalion,

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desire that they will meet me at William Brown's in Bath, on the 5th Day of December next, as well with the recruits and deserters as they shall have recruited and apprehended. I also order all soldiers belonging to said Battalion, those left behind sick or on furlough with the deserters to meet me at said place and day, that I may be able to make a just return of that part of our regiment left in this state.

BEN STEDMAN.