The manual exercise as ordered by His Majesty in 1764. Together with plans and explanations of the method generally practis'd at reviews and field-days.
Great Britain. Adjutant-General's Office., Harvey, Edward., Wolfe, James, 1727-1759. Instructions for young officers., Massachusetts. Provincial Congress.
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In Provincial Congress at Cambridge, October 29, 1774.

RESOLVED, that it be recommended to the Inhabitants of this Province, that in Order to their prefecting themselves in the Military Art, they proceed in the Method ordered by His Majesty in the Year 1764; it being in the Opinion of this Congress, the best calculated for Appearance and Defence.

A true Extract from the Minutes,

BENJAMIN LINCOLN, Sec'ry.