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Butler's Rangers
John Butler's Coy.

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We the undermentioned Commissioned & non Commissioned Officers & Privates of Major John BUTLERís Compy. of Rangers, do acknowledge to have received from him the full Amount of our Pay from the 24th December 1777 to 24th October 1778 inclusive-

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Major Commandant John BUTLER 25 Decr. 1777 24 Octr. 1778
1st Lieutenant John TURNEY      do      do
2d Lieutenant Samuel THOMPSON      do      do             Resigned
                      26 Octr.
                      Instant
Sgt David VAN EVERY   7 May 1778      do
Sgt Silas SEACORD 25 June 1778      do
Sgt David BRASS      do      do
Cpl SILVESTER STAATS   7 May 1778      do
Cpl Solomon SEACORD 25 June 1778      do
Cpl Henry TEAL      do      do
Peter BECKET 25 Decr. 1777 31 May 1778  Discharged 31
                      May, unfit for
                      Service
Brant JOHNSON      do 24 Octr. 1778
William COX      do 27 April 1778  Discharged
Elias EMPSON 30 do 31 May 1778  Dismissed for
                      Desertion
Robert EMPSON      do              do     do
Benjamin HOLBERT 25 do 24 June 1778
William SMITH 13 March 1778 24 Octr. 1778
George HARKIMER      do      do
Thomas HILL 12 Feby. 1778      do
Thomas GREEN 25 Decr. 1777      do
Peter DENNISON      do      do
Tunis CLAPSADLE      do      do
John ISINLORD      do      do
Richard BUCK   1 May 1778 15 Augt. 1778  Died of his
                      Wounds
James FLOOD 28 April 1778 24 Octr. 1778
Francis WILSON 26 do      do
John PHILIPS      do      do
Jacob SEGAR      do      do
Staats SPRINGSTON      do      do
Mindart BRADT      do      do
Benjamin BURTON      do      do
Adam BROWN   7 May 1778      do
Frank FEALING      do      do
Jonas LARAWAY      do      do
Derck LARAWAY      do      do
Peter LARAWAY      do      do
Nicholas LARAWAY      do      do
Benjamin VAN EVERY      do      do
Benjamin DOYLE      do      do
Randle McGINNES      do      do
Cornelius LAMBERT      do      do
Francis ELSWORTH      do      do
Joseph GOODEN      do      do
Hermanus HOGHADORN      do      do
Evard EVERSON      do      do
Hans HARPER      do      do
John STELEY      do      do
John RICE      do      do
Cornelius BOWEN   8 do      do
John McGEE      do      do
Wessel BOWEN   1 June 1778      do
William McINTOSH   1 May 1778   9 July 1778
David VAN DEBARAGH 25 Decr. 1777 24 Octr. 1778
John COON   1 May 1778      do
George RANSEAR      do      do
Christian WANER      do      do
John RODGERS      do      do
William MAY      do      do
Christian CLETON      do      do
Rudolph YONSEY      do      do

Great Britain, British Library, Additional Manuscripts, No. 21765, folios 59-60.

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