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Guide to the Robert Burnet, Jr. commission 1978.070

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: United States. Congress.
Title: Robert Burnet, Jr. commission
Dates: 1783
Abstract: The collection contains a Congressional order commissioning Robert Burnet as a 2nd Lieutenant in the New York Regiment of Artillery, dated 1783.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0079
Call Phrase: 1978.070
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Burnet, Robert, Jr.

Document Type

  • Military commissions
  • Military records

Subject Places

  • New York (State)
  • United States |x Armed Forces |x Officers

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Robert Brunet, Jr. commission, 1978.070, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Bruno Pizzimenti, 1974.

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