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Butler's Rangers
Dates of Officers' Commissions

Dates of Officers Commissions in the Corps of Rangers under the Command of Lieut. Colonel John BUTLER

Lieut. Colonel Commandant John BUTLER 14 Feby. 1780
Captain Walter BUTLER 20 Decr. 1777
            William CALDWELL 24 do
            John McDONALD   1 Augt. 1778
            Peter HAIR   8 Feby. 1779
            George DAME 11 Novr. 1779
            Andrew THOMPSON 25 Decr. 1779
            Bernard FRY   2 Octr. 1780
            [blank] McKINNAN   1 Jany. 1781
1st Lieutenant Andrew BRADT   1 Augt. 1778
                     Benjamin PAULDING 25 Octr. 1778
                     John TURNEY   8 Feby. 1779
                     Jacob BALL   4 Augt. 1779
                     John HAIR 25 Decr. 1779
                     George HARKIMAN 26 do
                     Peter BALL 15 Augt. 1780
2nd Lieutenant Joseph FERRIS   8 Feby. 1779
                      Alexander McDONALD 25 Decr. 1779
                      Donald McDONALD      do
                      Andrew WIMPLE 24 June 1780
                      Ralph CLINCH 25 do
                      Richard HANSON 26 do
                      Frederick DOCKSTEDER 19 Feby. 1781
                      David BRASS 20 do
Adjutant William SMITH 18 March 1781
Quarter Master Jesse PAULDING 25 Decr. 1779
Surgeon Robert GUTHRIE 26 July 1778

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Great Britain, Public Record Office, War Office, Class 28, Volume 4, page 15.

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