To the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty Treasury
The Memmorial of James GLASS Serjeant in the late British Legion Bannister TARLETON Esqr. Lieut. Col. Commandant
Most Respectfully Sheweth
That Your memmorialst was taken Prisoner on the 17th Day of January 1781 in an Engagement with the Rebels at the Cowpens in South Carolina after Receiving a Dangerous Wound.
That your Memmorialist Remaned Prisoner with the Enemy till the General Release of Prisoners took Place.
That your memoralist was put under Stopages for his Rations at 2 1/2d Pr. Day from his time being made a Prisoner till the 10th of May 1783. That General Washington made a Present of the Rations Issued out to those Prisoners.
Your Memoralist Therefore most Humbly Prays that your Lordships will be pleased to Give a Warrant to Receive his Rations money from the 17th January untill the 10th of May 1783 at 2 1/2d Pr Day and your Memoralist in Duty bound will ever pray.
Great Britain, Public Record Office, Treasury, Class 1, Volume 634, folio 276.
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