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Losses & Services of Jotham Hawhurst

Schedule and Estimate of the Losses and Services of Jotham HAWXHURST in Consequence of His Loyalty to his Majesty and firm Attachment to the British Constitution.

Your Memmorilist went on board of the Asia 1775 for Protection and was Sent by Governor TRYON with Eleaven persons to Cut out of Westchester Creek a Vessell Loaded with provision which Service they performed and Received no pay for the Said Service.

one Horse Lost while on Said Service taken by the Rebels   25.    0.    0.
1 Chest of Carpenters [Tolls]     30.    0.    0.
Service from the 9th of July 1777 to January 4th 1778 for
Serveing foreman to the Pioneer Carpenters at the
Expedition to Philadelphia @ 8/ per Day
    71.  12.    6.
Service for Repairing Barracks for the Queens Rangers
on Long [Island] in the Town of Oysterbay @ 12s/ per Day
      4.    4.    0.
12 Days work for the British Legion on the abovesd.
Barracks @ 12/ per Day
      7.    4.    0.
36 days with General TRYON at the East end of long Island
found his own horse @ 8/ per day
    14.    8.    0.
one house Confiscated in the County of Westchester     25.    0.    0.
177.    8.    6.

Witnesses

Capt. Ebenezer BROWNin the Province of New Brunswick
Tertullus DICKINSON do                      do
Francis BLACKBURN do                      do
John MORELAND do                      do
Capt. Joshua BARNS do                      do
Jorden COCK do                      do
Seth DUNAM do                      do
Colo. James DeLANCEY Province of Nova Scotia
John VEDETO do                      do

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 21, folio 233.

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