Top's Tun Tavern of the Web
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The Tun Tavern of the Web.
"That two Battalions of Marines be raised consisting of one Colonel,
(Resolution of the Continental Congress, 10 November 1775)
two Lieutenant Colonels, two Majors & Officers as usual in other
regiments, that they consist of an equal number of privates with other
battalions; that particular care be taken that no person be appointed
to office or enlisted into said Battalions, but such as are good
seamen, or so acquainted with maritime affairs as to be able to serve
to advantage by sea."