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Return of horses purchased by Robert Burton for the Continental Army
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Volume 19, Page 928

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A LIST OF TWENTY-SEVEN HORSES BOUGHT BY RO. BURTON, Q. M. G. FOR GENL. GREENE’S ARMY,
No.
Names of Whom Purchased.
Color.
Age.
Size.
Price Paid in Hard Dollars.
Brands.
To Whom Delivered Pr. Receipts.
1
Williams Brittle
1 Bay
6
4
9
250
TP
Lt King.
2
Thomas Person
1 Gray
5
4
9
350
Capt. James Gunn.
3
James Ransom
1 Sorrell
7
5
1
400
Colo. Morris.
4
Jesse Harper
1 Bay
5
5
350
Capt. Gunn.
5
John Penn
1 ditto
5
4 10
300
ditto ditto
6
Joshua Mabry
1 ditto
6
4
11
350
ditto ditto
7
Miles King
1 Sorrell
7
4
10
225
ditto ditto
8
John Taylor
1 Bay
6
5
2
378
ditto ditto
9
Otway Bird
1 Dark Bay
11
4
11
200
“ NC
Colo. Long.
10
Thomas Grant
1 Sorrell
8
4
200
91
NC
ditto ditto
11
John Walker
1 Bay
7
4
10
300
EI
NC
ditto ditto
12
William Lyle
1 Sorrell
5
4
250
WL
NC
ditto ditto
13
Green Hill
1 Bay
5
4
250
NC
ditto ditto
14
Chesley Daniel
1 ditto
6
4
11
250
ID
NC
ditto ditto
15
Durham Hall
1 Sorrell
5
4
11¾
333⅓
NC
ditto ditto
16
Sam. Williams
1 ditto
8
5
300
NC
ditto ditto
17
Stephen Sneed
1 Bay
8
4
11½
333⅔
I
NC
ditto ditto
18
Jos. Bryant
1 ditto
4
4
300
NC
ditto ditto
19
Young McLemore
1 Black
4
4
10
425
NC
ditto ditto
20
Sam. Sneed
1 Dark Bay
7
4
10
400
NC
ditto ditto
21
Phill. Hawkins
1 Bay
9
5
366⅔
CoWDc
NC
ditto ditto
22
Thomas Pollock
1 Bay
6
4
275
T.
NC
ditto ditto
23
William Vaden
1 ditto
4
4
11½
200
NC
ditto ditto
24
Isaac Hunter
1 ditto
7
4
10
300
NC
Major Barnwell.
25
Gabriel Long
1 ditto
6
4
11½
300
NC
ditto ditto
26
William Whithead
1 ditto
5
4
9
350
W
NC
ditto ditto
27
Joshua Coffee
1 ditto
6
4
10
333⅔
DC
NC
ditto ditto