Suffolk County New York Militia
[September 18 1781]
The Names of those Prisoners taken at the Oyster Pond the 15th of this Instant & what they have Confest.
Peter NOSTRANT – Deserter from the 3rd Battl. [DeLancey’s Brigade.]
Gidian HAWLEY )
Maltich CLARK – of Plymouth Whailboatman
Those prisoners Delivered to me by order of Capt. DINGEE.
Crimes Confest by the above Prisoners before Joseph BIRDSALL Lieut. of the militia as follows-
Peter NOSTRANT a Deserter from the 3rd Battn. [DeLancey’s] Confest that he was on the Island Sumer befor Last, and was at Jericho at his Uncil Peter NOSTRANT but sayes he did [torn] see anebody Cept his Uncil Peter NOSTRAN [torn] with provision and the Rest Confesses of Robing a Store at Saith Hole belonging to one garner on the 15th of this Instant the value of 2 hundred pounds.
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