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Commission to appoint Joseph Graham Captain in the North Carolina Militia
Rutherford, Griffith, ca. 1721 - 1805
September 12, 1781
Volume 19, Page 965


State of North Carolina.

I do hereby nominate and appoint Joseph Graham captain of this troop of horse during this present expedition; he is, therefore, to conform himself to all the rules and regulations of the army and is to obey his superior officers, and I do hereby require and command all officers and soldiers under his command to pay strict obedience to his orders.

Given under my hand this 12th day of September, 1781.

GRIFFITH RUTHERFORD, B. G. M.