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Harford County Court, Land Records, Sale, Paul Shields to Joseph Butler, cow and calf, 1774, Liber JLG no. F, p. 10 [MSA CE113-6].
Harford County Court, Land Records, Sale, Edward Vann to Joseph Butler, Aquila Hall, and William Young, 1775, Liber JLG no. F, p. 22 [MSA CE113-6].
Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, from Fold3.com.
Harford County Register of Wills, Wills, Joseph Butler, recorded 1777, Liber AJ no. 2, p. 31 [MSA CM599-2, CR 44758].
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Clements, S. Eugene and F. Edward Wright. The Maryland Militia in the Revolutionary War. Silver Spring, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1987.
"Extract of a letter from an officer in the Maryland Battalion," 28 August 1776. American Archives, Fifth series, vol. 1, p. 1195.
"Extract of a letter from Philadelphia," 31 August 1776. American Archives, Fifth series, vol. 1, p. 1243.
“Extract of a letter from New-York: Account of the Battle on Long-Island,” 1 September 1776. American Archives, Fifth series, vol. 1, p. 1232.
[Gist, Mordecai ]. “Extract of a letter from an officer of the Maryland Battalion: giving a short account of the late engagement on Long-Island,” 30 August 1776. American Archives, Fifth series, vol. 1, p. 1212.
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