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Military appointment, John Tipton as lieut. colonel, 1813-06-04

Description: Printed document, appointing John Tipton as lieutenant colonel of the 5th regiment of the militia. Top line "William Henry Harrison" scratched out and "Thomas Posey" handwritten over. "Vincennes" scratched out and "Jeffersonville" handwritten over. Reverse: Col. Joseph Paddacks, 5th Regiment, confirmed the oath had been given to Tipton.
Origin: 1813-06-04
Created By: Posey, Thomas, 1750-1818
Contributor(s): Tipton, John, 1786-1839
Source: http://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p1819coll11/id/150
Collection: John Tipton Collection
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Indiana Territory, United States
Subjects: Indiana. Militia
Indiana Territory
Military documents
Tipton, John, 1786-1839
Soldiers
United States--History--War of 1812

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