Post War Settlement
At the close of the war, Neil CAMPBELL was a Sergeant in the British Legion Infantry. His regiment was disbanded in Guysborough Township (Port Mouton), Nova Scotia in 1783 and today his descendant, Ron Campbell, and his wife run the Seascape Restaurant in the house built by Campbell in the late 1700s.
Campbell's discharge paper remains in the possession of the Campbell family, and they have graciously donated a copy for our use.
Our thanks to John Leefe, King's Orange Rangers, for coordinating the acquisition of this document.
By Donald McPHERSON ESQUIRE, Capt. British Legion Infantry
THESE are to Certify, That the Bearer hereof, Neal CAMPBELL Sergant
He having first received all just demands of pay, cloathing, &c. from his entering into the said regiment, to the date of his discharge, as appears by his receipt underneath.
Given under my hand, and the seal of the regiment, at Guysborough Novia scotia this Tenth day of October 1783.
By Command of His Excellency, Sr. Guy CARLETON
I DO acknowledge to have received my full pay, arears of pay, cloathing, &c. and all other just demands from my Colonel and Captain, from the time of my first inlisting to the day above. As also Fourten [sic-Fourteen] days
Witness my hand, this tenth day of October 1783
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