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Matthew Moody Commission

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Title: Matthew Moody Commission
Inclusive Dates: 1819
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Matthew Moody's commission as Surgeon's Mate of the 155th New York Infantry, signed by DeWitt Clinton
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) was an American politician and naturalist. He served three terms as Mayor of New York City and was Governor of New York from 1817 to 1822. The Erie Canal was constructed during his tenure as governor.

Nothing is known of Matthew Moody, other than that he served in the 155th New York Infantry.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Matthew Moody Commission consists of a single item, Matthew Moody's commission as Surgeon's Mate of the 155th New York Infantry, signed by the Governor of New York, DeWitt Clinton.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828.
Moody, Matthew.

Corporate Bodies

United States -- History, Military -- 19th century.
United States. -- Army -- Surgeons.
United States. -- Army. -- New York Infantry Regiment, 155th.

Subjects

Physicians -- New York (State)

Places

New York (State) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Military commissions.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Matthew Moody Commission,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unknown.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 15 Aug 2017
Revision history:

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Inventory

Military records
SC 808 Commission, Surgeon's Mate, 155th new York Infantry 1819

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