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Loyal Irish Volunteers


Head Quarters, Boston, 7th Dec., 1775.

Some Irish Merchants residing in Town, with their Adherents, having Offered their Service for the Defence of the place, the Commander in Chief has ordered them to be armed, and directs their being formed into a Company; and to be called the Loyal Irish Volunteers.

They will be Distinguished by a White Cockade.

Mr. James FORREST, Captain; 1st Lieuts., William Granville HOARD, John BRANDON; 2d. Lieuts., John RAMMAGE, Jonathon STERNS, Ralph CUNNINGHAM.

Their Guard room and Alarm Post to be near Mill Bridge. This Company will mount a Guard every Evening and Patrol the Streets, and will take into Custody all Suspicious and Disorderly Persons found in the Streets at Improper hours.

The Commissary General will issue Rations of Provisions to this Company according to the Returns signed by Captain FORREST.

Kemble Orderly Book, New-York Historical Society Collections 1883, pages 270-271.

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