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Loyal Rangers
List of Officers

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A List of the Officers of the Loyal Rangers mentioning the Place of their Nativity their former Situations & time of Service.

Major Commandant

Edward JESSUP Borne in the Province of Connecticut. Served as Captn. in the Year 1759 with Provincial Rank. Was a Justice of the Piece in the province of New York. Worth in Lands & other property about 7000:    0.    0.

Captains

Lt. Col. Ebenezer JESSUP as Captn. of Pensioners. Borne in Connecticut Province. Was a Justice of the Piece in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in the year 1776 & attempted to raise a Corps.

Lt. Col. John PETERS as Captain. Borne in Connecticut. Was a Justice of the Piece in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in 1776 & since attempted to Raise a Corps. Situation unknown.

Justus SHERWOOD Born in Connecticut. Was a Farmer in the Vermount. Joined the Kings Army in 1776- has been active & served with Credit. Situation not known.

Jonathon JONES Borne in Connecticut. Was a Farmer & Miller. Was a Justice of Piece in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in the [year] 1776 & was wounded on the 19th Septr. 1777. About 1200.    0.    0.

William FRASER Borne in Scotland. Farmer in the Province of New York. Has been Active & Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1777.
1693.  13.    4.

John JONES Borne in Connecticut. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1777 & was a Farmer in the Province of New York.
961.    0.    0.

Peter DRUMMOND Borne in Scotland. Came to America in 1774 & Commenced Farming. Joined the Kings Army in 1776. Was made Prisoner on the 19th Septr. 1777 where he Remained near three years. Not known.

John Walter MIRES Borne in the Province of New York. Was a Farmer. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1777. 413.  16.    4.

Thomas FARMER Borne in Scotland. Was a Farmer in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1777.
1693.  13.    4.

Lieutenants

Guisbert SHARP Borne in the Province of New York. Was a Farmer. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. 884.    0.    0.

Henry SIMMONS Borne in the Province of New York. Was a Farmer. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1777. 450.    0.    0.

David JONES Borne in the Province of Connecticut. Was a Farmer in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1776. 694.    0.    0.

James PARROT Borne in Boston Province. Was a Farmer in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1776.
765.    0.    0.

Alexander CAMPBELL Borne in the Province of New York was a Farmer. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1777. 2571.  10.    4.

David McFALL. Borne in Ireland. Was a Serjt. in the 26th Regt. Joined the Provincial Troops in 1776 & was taken Prisoner in the Year 1777.

John DULMAJE. Born in Ireland. Was a Farmer in the Province [of] New York. Joined the Kings Army in the Year 1776. 371.    0.    0.

Gersham FRENCH. Borne in the Province of New York. Was a Marchent & Farmer. Joined the Kings Army in 1777.
about 600.    0.    0.

Gidion ADAMS. Borne in Connecticut Province. Was a farmer. Son in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in 1776.
176.    5.    0.

John RUITER Borne in the province of New York. Was a farmer. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. 425.    0.    0.

James ROBINS Borne in England. Was a Country Marchent & Farmer in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. Was made Prisoner in the same Year & remained Prisoner a Long time. 735.    0.    0.

Edward JESSUP, Junr. Borne in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. Dependant on his Father, Major JESSUP.

Ensigns

John DUSENBERRY Borne in the province of New York. A Farmers son. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. Dependant on his Father.

John PETERS, Junr. Borne in the Province of Connecticut. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. Colonel PETERS Son. Dependant on his Father.

Elisha BOTTUM Borne in Connecticut Province. Was a farmers Son. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. Dependant on his Father.

Thomas SHERWOOD Borne in Connecticut Province. Was a farmer in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in 1777.
About 300.    0.    0.

Thomas MAN Borne in the Province of New York. Was a Farmers Son. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. Was made Prisoner the same Year. Dependant on his father.

Harmanus BEST Born in the Province of New York. Was a farmer Joined the Kings Army in 1777. about 300.    0.    0.

William LAMSON Borne in Connecticut. Was a Farmer in the Province of New York. Joined the Kings Army in 1776.
About 150.    0.    0.

Conrad BEST Borne in the Province of New York. Was a Farmer. Joined the Kings Army in 1777. About 300.    0.    0.

Adjutant

Mathew THOMPSON Borne in Ireland. Was a Serjt. Major in the 31st Regt. Has been a Noncommissioned Officer in that Regt. above Twenty Years. Joined this Regt.

Quarter Master

John FARGUSON Borne in Ireland. Was a Serjt. Major in the 29th Regt.

Surgeon

George SMYTH Borne in Ireland. Was a Docter in the Province of New York. About 150.    0.    0.

Surgeons Mate

Solomon JONES Borne in the Province of Connecticut. A Student in Surjery & Phisick in the Province of New York. no property.



Great Britain, British Library, Additional Manuscripts, No. 21827, folios 97-99.

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