Militia, Dartmouth Company

Secretary’s Office, 6th July, 1753

His excellency the Governor having divided the Militia for the Peninsula of Halifax and parts adjacent, into Two Battalions, the first of twelve, the second of ten companies, and one company for Dartmouth, under the Command of the following officers, Viz:

Dartmouth Company:

William Clapham, Esq., Richard Emery {Gent., Samuel Blackden {Gent.

All Persons residing in the above recited squares or divisions of the Town, in the North and South Suburbs, and at Dartmouth, are to observe the Orders and Directions of their respective Officers, according to the Act for establishing and regulating the Militia. By His Excellency’s Command

Halifax Gazette, Saturday July 7, 1753. Page 2.