Poster calling for volunteers for the crew of USS RANGER 1777 NH 52162

Poster calling for volunteers for the crew of USS RANGER, Captain John Paul Jones, then fitting at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for her cruise into European waters. It quotes the resolution of congress of 29 March 1777 establishing pay advances for newly recruited seamen.Description: Courtesy of Essex Institute Salem, Mass., owners of the original poster. NH 52162

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