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Whately ye 17th of Feby 1787

This Certifies that Ruben Graves
Hath Taken and Subscribed the Oath
of Allegiance to this Commonwealth
Before me.
John Kirkland Justice Pacis

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This is the certification that Ruben Graves of Whately, Massachusetts swore the Oath of Allegiance on February 17, 1787. All men who had participated in the insurgencies of Shays' Rebellion were required to swear this oath of faith.


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Oath of Allegiance of Ruben Graves

creator   John Kirkland
date   Feb 17, 1787
location   Whately, Massachusetts
width   6.0"
height   2.75"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L04.066

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Oath of Allegiance [Faith]

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