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    [French & Indian War]. David Towsey Payment Request Signed "David Towsey". One page, 7" x 5", Farmington; March 29, 1762. A request addressed to Colonel Nathan Whiting, Sr., asking that a payment be made to Solomon Cowles out of his Bounty, first month's pay, and first of wages. Signed by James Newel and Martha Cowley as witnesses. Docketing on verso.

    David Towsey and his wife Sarah were part of the Tunxis tribe and were influential Christian Native Americans. Towsey fought in the French & Indian War and was a soldier in Captain John Patterson's Company from 1755-1756, and later in Colonel Nathan Whiting's company in 1762.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with toning throughout. Uneven margins, else good.


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    October, 2018
    25th Thursday
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