Queen's American Rangers
Return [of] Four Men who have Absented Themselves from the Queens Rangers.
Jacob PURDY- alias HAINES – Born at MareNeck – 21 years of Age – 5 feet 10 nches High, a full Face – dark Complexion.
Thomas FEATHERBY- Born at Merritick – 5 feet 10 Inches High – thin Vissage – dark Complexion.
Gillard MILLS- Born in New England – 5 feet 8 Inches High full Face – Short Red hair – living at John HALLABY’s Middle Island near Coran.
Benjn. FOWLER- alias OACKLEY – Born on Cortlandt’s Manor 5 feet 7 Inches high – dark Complexion – resorts at Blue Point.
[Note: Jacob PURDY and Gillard MILLS both deserted from the Queen’s Rangers while on Long Island in September of 1779.]
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