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Marquis de Lafayette's Oath of Allegiance


Marquis de Lafayette's Oath of Allegiance

Marquis de Lafayette's Oath of Allegiance; Numbered Record Books Concerning Military Operations and Service, Pay and Settlement of Accounts, and Supplies in the War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records, Vol. 165, No. 9; War Department Collection of Revolutionary War Records; Record Group 98; National Archives

Sworn before George Washington on June 9, 1778, this oath of allegiance was taken by the Marquis De La Fayette, Major General in the Continental Army.
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