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Title:[Appointment] 1812 Nov. 21, Nashville, Tennessee [to] William Lauderdale appointment as 1st Lt., Infantry / Willie Blount: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Blount, Willie

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Date: November 21, 1812
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is notice of formal appointment of William Lauderdale as First Lieutenant in a volunteer company of infantry, commanded by Captain William L. Alexander.
Collection:Lauderdale Papers

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Lieut [Lieutenant] Wm [William] Lauderdale

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You are hereby notified that you are appointed First Lieut [Lieutenant]__ in a volunteer company of infantry in the service of the United States commanded by Captain William L. Alexander __ who hath been commissioned conformably to the acts of Congress of February 6th and July 6th 1812, respecting volunteers; and you are hereby authorized to act as First Lieut__ in said company until you may be commissioned by the President: and you are further entitled to receive all the pay and emoluments of First Lieut__ in said company: and required to execute all the duties enjoined by law; and to exercise all the privileges secured by law to an officer of your rank in the service of the United States __ Given under my hand at Nashville , this 21st day of November, 1812.

Willie Blount
by authority of the president of the United States [added: Lieut William Lauderdale]

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