[Certificate of Retirement to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs]

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Certificate of retirement from the "Armed Forces of the United States of America" to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs. The certificate reads: "To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting: This Is To Certify That Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs...Was Retired From The United States Army." This certificate was signed by the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Edward C. Meyer; there is a letter from W. T. Prescott accompanying the certificate with details of Griggs' status on the retired list.

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1 certificate ; 20 x 27 cm. + 1 letter (20 x 27 cm.)

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Meyer, Edward C. October 7, 1979.

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Certificate of retirement from the "Armed Forces of the United States of America" to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs. The certificate reads: "To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting: This Is To Certify That Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs...Was Retired From The United States Army." This certificate was signed by the Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Edward C. Meyer; there is a letter from W. T. Prescott accompanying the certificate with details of Griggs' status on the retired list.

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1 certificate ; 20 x 27 cm. + 1 letter (20 x 27 cm.)

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  • October 7, 1979

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Meyer, Edward C. [Certificate of Retirement to Lieutenant Colonel Charles R. Griggs], text, October 7, 1979; Washington D. C.. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743725/: accessed July 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Pioneer City County Museum.