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Certificate from Joseph Carruthers concerning the impressment of Timothy Clear's horse, including related certificate and invoice
Carruthers, Joseph
October 26, 1759
Volume 22, Page 867

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CERTIFICATE.


Craven County—To-wit:

Agreeable to his Excellency, Arthur Dobbs, Esq., Governor of North Carolina, his Press Warrant to me directed, to press horses for his Majesty’s service from New Bern to Williamsburgh.

I have, therefore, in conformity of said warrant to me directed as aforesaid, on the 26th day of October, 1759, pressed a horse, the property of Timothy Clear, of New Bern town, being the only horse in town suitable for that purpose.

Given under my hand this 26th day of October, 1759.

JOSEPH CARRUTHERS, Sheriff.

New Bern, the 26th October, 1759.

This may certify the horse above mentioned, we, the subscribers, were desired to value by the aforesaid Timothy Clear, and on viewing the said horse, find him in good order and think him worth thirteen pounds five shillings, proclamation money.

Certified under our hands the day aforesaid.

R. COGDELL,
SAM’L PARKINSON.


New Bern, November 13th, 1759.

Then the within mentioned horse was returned, having been 20 days on hire since he was pressed.

SAM’L PARKINSON,
R. COGDELL.


November 15th, 1759.

Dr.
The Province of North Carolina in account with Timothy Clear, to 20 days’ hire of my horse and damages done him
£2
6
8

Errors excepted.

Per me,
TIMOTHY CLEAR,