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Title The Capitol Police
Issue Volume 04, Number 01 (T&T, Winter 2019)
Description An armed guard (called halberdiers) was part of a 17th century royal governor's entourage in Jamestown. They were the forerunners to the Capitol Police in existence today. Also formerly known as the Public Guard, an exhibit was created showing an evolution of their uniforms.
Author Aron, Paul
Pages 47-48
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