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Certificate for Major Robert Forsyth, [10 November 1780]

Certificate for Major Robert Forsyth1

[Philadelphia, November 10, 1780]

I certify that Major Forsyth had served in the Army of the United States as aid de Camp to Major General Stevens2 during his continuation in the service.

Alex Hamilton
aid de Camp
to the Commander in Chief

Copy, Auditor’s Item 70, Revolutionary Section, File for Major Robert Forsyth, Virginia State Library, Richmond.

1Forsyth had been a captain in Henry Lee’s Battalion of Light Dragoons from July 1, 1778, to September 5, 1779, when he resigned to take a commission in the Virginia militia.

2Edward Stevens was brigadier general of the Virginia militia from 1779 to 1782.

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