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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
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.