A Good Volunteer Short Land Pattern 1779 Brown Bess Musket, 55” overall. 42” barrel with Ordnance proofs and ‘London’. Lock of regulation form, signed ‘Clark’ with a swan neck cock. Walnut fullstock with regulation brass furniture, butt plate tang engraved N=Y 49’ ,S shaped side plate, three ram rod including a Pratt pipe, iron ramrod. Identical to an issue 42” other than markings.