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On a reference to the Muster Rolls of the late Line of Virginia, I find Lieut: William OCallis became supernumerary on the first of October 1778. in consequence of which he was entitled under the Resolve of Congress of the 24 Novemr. following to one Years pay, but as Mr. OCallis did not present this Claim agreeably to the Resolve of the 2d November 1785 it must be considered as foreclosed...
The Certificate alluded to in the letters herewith returned is not to be found in this Office. It either never was lodged by Mr Dunscomb or in the late movement from New York has been misplaced. The Certificate, I conceive, cannot be of material use to Capt Spotswood in his application for Commutation for with or without it must prove fruitless on a[ccoun]t of his receiving a pension from the...
Agreeably to your request of the 12t. Inst. I have examd. the Muster Rolls of the late line of Virginia, and find that Robert Tompkins was a Lieutenant in the 5t. Regimt. and is continued on the Musters untill Jany. 1777 when he is omitted, the cause of this Omission is not mentioned. The Name of Henry Tompkins does not appear on any of the Muster Rolls. It being Represented those Gentlemen...
Agreeably to your request I have examined the musters of the late Virginia line, from which it appears that there was a William Burk enlisted in the Third Regiment on the 16th of February, 1778, for one year, and was discharged from the Fifth Regiment, Feb. 16, 1779. There also appears a William Burk in the Seventh Regiment, who was mustered in that regiment in December, 1778, for the war; and...
It appears by the accounts of depreciation of the State of Virginia that Colonel Alexander Spotswood received the sum of £120.10:—for depreciation from the 1 January to 10t. October 1777. If Colo. Spotswood was entitled to the promotion mentioned by him he was certainly entitled to the pay, but the Act of limitation will at present bar his claim for that allowance as well as any which may be...
The enclosed papers left with me, I have examined and made the necessary Notes thereon. I am Sir Your obedt. servt. RC ( DLC ). Addressed by Howell and docketed by JM. Enclosures not found.