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New Jersey Volunteers
Alston's Coy. Call Roll

A Call Roll
of Captain David Alston's Company 3rd Battalion N: J: Volunteers

Staten Island 20 Novr. 1777

Officers                         Sergeants         Corporals             Drummers
Captain David ALSTON   Daniel JAMES   John PRIESTLY   John ATKIN Sick

William OLIVER
John FORBES Present and Benjn. STONE Sick on
Moses WRIGHT fit for James BURWELL Staten
Joseph OLIVER Duty John ENNIS Island
George ROBINSON James LINSEY Sick in New York

A Field Return of Captain David ALSTON's Company 3rd Battalion N: J. Volunteers, Staten Island Novr. 20 1777
Present and fit for Duty- 1 Captain, 1 Ensign, 1 Serjeant, 1 Corporal, 5 Privates.
Sick on Staten Island- 1 Drummer, 3 Privates.
Sick At New York- 1 Private.
Total on Staten Island and at N: York- 1 Captain, 1 Ensign, 1 Serjeant, 1 Corporal, 1 Drummer, 9 Privates.

A Return of Arms, Pouches and Cartridge boxes in Possession of the Company
                         12 Firelocks
                         12 Bayonets
                         12 Cartridges boxes and Pouches

NB Men in want of Regimental Clothing

[signed]   David ALSTON

University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library, Sir Henry Clinton Papers, Volume 27, item 14.

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