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Obadiah Foote Requests Deerfield to Raise a Regulator Company

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"To the good People of the Town of Deerfield.

"IT has been considered by the officers of the several companies in the county of Hampshire returning from the movement to Worcester, met in consultation at Pelham, on the 9th day of December instant, to be a matter of the greatest importance, that the several companies and regiments in the said county be properly organized and officered: I am, therefore, directed by a committee appointed for that purpose, to request you in the name and behalf of the committee aforesaid, forthwith to assemble your companies to chuse a Captain and other officers necessary, and make return of the person so chosen to me as soon as may be.
"By order of the Committee,
"Greenfield, Dec. 9, 1786."