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Report of a committee of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning public claims for the campaign against the Regulators
North Carolina. General Assembly
February 20, 1773
Volume 22, Pages 878-879

MILITARY CLAIMS ALLOWED, 1773.

NORTH CAROLINA—ss.

Reports of the Select Committee appointed by the House to take under consideration sundry claims incurred in the late expedition.

Present—Mr. Harnett, Mr. Caswell, Mr. MacKnight, Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Person, Mr. T. Gray, Mr. Lanier, Mr. Martin.

The Committee being met at the school house in New Bern, proceeded to make choice of a Chairman, and Mr. Harnett was accordingly chosen, and Samuel Bride appointed Clerk to the said Committee.

Your Committee, having taken into consideration the claims to them referred by the House, are of opinion that the following be allowed, viz.:

Jacob Mitchell’s claim of eight pounds, for himself and overseer, two wagons and horses ten days, upon the late expedition
£8
0
0
Thomas Butner, ditto, for rifle gun pressed in the service
5
0
0
Robert Simonton, ditto, for one horse and bell
10
0
0
Thomas Crawford, ditto for one saddle and bridle pressed
3
6
8
Benjamin Milners, for his services in the late expedition and carrying to and from General Waddell
17
13
4
Capt. John Oliphant, for himself, £4.2.6, and 12 men on an expedition to Silver Creek, the Quaker Meadows and the Three Creeks, by order of General Waddel, 48s each, makes the whole
32
10
0
Capt. William Morrison, for himself, £4.10.0, and ten men on the like service, 32s each
20
10
0
Capt. William Sherral, for himself, £3.15.0, and twelve men on the like service, at 40s each
27
15
0
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James Lee, for one gun lost in the service
1
10
0
Emperor Wheeler, for one ditto
1
15
0
Abel Gower, for one ditto
1
6
8
Col. James Sampson, for ten days’ pay and expenses in the late expedition
6
5
0
Richard Brocus, volunteer, for 42 days’ pay in ditto
10
10
0
Gabriel Holmes, ditto for 11 ditto
2
15
0
Col. Walter Linsey, for the balance of his account in the late expedition
64
18
2
William Hatch, for 118 days’ service as steward and gunner in ditto
25
0
0
Samuel Paul, for himself, his wagon and team, ditto
18
0
0
Capt. Moses Martin, for himself, 45s, and ten mens’ pay, 60s, and for horse hire and provisions, £19.18.0, is in the aggregate
22
3
0
£265
18
0

It is also the opinion of your Committee, that the following claims be disallowed, viz.:

James Thompson’s account, for one mare pressed in the late expedition
£20
0
0
Henry Stone’s ditto, for a horse and saddle
16
0
0
Quakers between Ready Forks and Haw River, for ten steers
27
15
0
Valentine Fry, ditto, for three steers and 100 weight bolted wheat flour
9
12
6
William Patrick, for eight steers and two cows
Thomas Sitgreaves, for guarding the baggage, artillery and ammunition wagons on the return of the Craven detachment
10
0
0
GRIFFITH RUTHERFORD,
ALEX. MARTIN,
THOMAS PERSON,
CORNL. HARNETT,
RICHARD CASWELL,
ROBERT LANIER,
THOMAS GRAY.

New Bern, February 20th, 1773.