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McAlpin's Corps of Royalists
Report of Jno. McLaughlin


April 18th 1781

Jno. McLAUGHLIN, a Scotchman, left Warwick a fortnight ago, where he has been at work for three years past-

He inlisted with Capn. McALPINE at Schenectady four Years ago, & was afterwards taken prisoner by the rebels, since which he has not had an opportunity of coming in-

He heard that Genl. Greene was totally defeated-

That the Indians are hovering about Minisink, in number about 300- They took away some people from a place call'd Ballstown-

he saw some commissioners from the state of Vermont last Winter going to Congress they stop'd at the house of one Hawthorn at Warwick & had a violent dispute with him, in which they several times mentioned they would join the british Army, & quit the Rebells-

University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Sir Henry Clinton Papers, Volume 152, folio 42.

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