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New Jersey Volunteers
Formation of a Light Infantry Company


In consequence of your orders to me, directed to form a Company of Light Infantry out of my Battalion agreeable to the Commander in Chiefs Orders, I have comply’d with the same, and Appointed Capt. James SHAW Ensigns, REID and JOUETT to command the Company, the Company being now form’d wait further Orders.

I have the Honour to be with respect
Your most Obedient & Most
humble servant
Jos. BARTON Lt. Col.
Commdnt. 1st B. N.J.V.

August 21st 1780


University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Sir Henry Clinton Papers, Volume 118, item 8.

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