Letter from Abraham Peirce and others from Waltham, Massachusetts, regarding Phelix Cuff's service in the militia, 17 August 1780
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This is a letter from the Committee for Hiring Men and the selectmen of Waltham, Massachusetts, to an unspecified addressee regarding Phelix Cuff. The selectmen of Waltham assert that Phelix Cuff was lawfully employed in the town militia and that Edward Gearfield [Garfield], Cuff's owner, had no claim to the man or his "arms and accoutrements."