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Lieutenant Doggett is granted one month's leave in September of 1776. At the time this note was written Gates was headquartered at Ticonderoga, New York.
Lieut Dogget of the Artillery, has my Leave of Absence, for one Month from the Date hereof. Tyconderoga 8th: Sept 1776 To Whom it may Concern Horatio Gates Majr: Genl. Castletown Septbr 3d 1776 This may certify that Lt. Samuel Dogget of Col Knox’s Regt of Artillery and Captn Stephens Compny is in a very poor State of Health and on that acct unfitt for Millitary Service Witnesses my Hand Jacob Lubach Practitioner in Physics
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Horatio Gates, Samuel Doggett, leave, furlough, permission, Ticonderoga, American Revolution, Revolutionary War
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Gates, Horatio and Continental Army, "Note granting Lieut. Samuel Dogget leave for a month. Signed by Horatio Gates, Ticonderoga, New York, 1776." (1776). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 98.
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