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Clark, Abraham, 1726-1794


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Letter, Abraham Clark to Col. Elias Dayton, 1780 December 19

 Item — Container: Box 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-006
Scope and Contents Abraham Clark, a New Jersey delegate, writes to Col. Elias Dayton, an experienced veteran, to inform him he has not won the promotion he sought. Clark writes, "Congress is impressed with the necessity of observing economy in the public expenses and having been formerly too profuse in the promotion of officers determined to stop their hand. They say N.Jersey hath our Major Gen. and by the reduction proposed we shall have but two Regiments. What prospect have I then of obtaining another Genl....
Dates: 1780 December 19