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NH 82609 Captain Abraham Whipple, Continental Navy

Photo #: NH 82609  Captain Abraham Whipple, Continental Navy
Title: Captain Abraham Whipple, Continental Navy
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Description: Commission appointing Whipple as Captain of the Continental Navy Ship Columbus, dated 8 December 1775 and signed by John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Courtesy of the Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection, 1975. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 82609
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