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Suffolk County New York Militia
Oyster Pond Prisoners

[September 18 1781]

The Names of those Prisoners taken at the Oyster Pond the 15th of this Instant & what they have Confest.

Peter NOSTRANT – Deserter from the 3rd Battl. [DeLancey’s Brigade.]

Gidian HAWLEY         )
Jeremiah WEEDE      )            of Stamford     Whailboatmen

Maltich CLARK – of Plymouth     Whailboatman

Those prisoners Delivered to me by order of Capt. DINGEE.

Crimes Confest by the above Prisoners before Joseph BIRDSALL Lieut. of the militia as follows-

Peter NOSTRANT a Deserter from the 3rd Battn. [DeLancey’s] Confest that he was on the Island Sumer befor Last, and was at Jericho at his Uncil Peter NOSTRANT but sayes he did [torn] see anebody Cept his Uncil Peter NOSTRAN [torn] with provision and the Rest Confesses of Robing a Store at Saith Hole belonging to one garner on the 15th of this Instant the value of 2 hundred pounds.

New York Public Library – New York – Queens County – Militia – 1761-1785.

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