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Certificate from James Walker concerning the military service and estate of James Moore
Walker, James
August 01, 1786
Volume 22, Page 1007

MILITARY SERVICES.

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA—New Hanover County.

These are to Certify, That the late General James Moore was, in the year 1776, promoted by Congress to the rank of Brigadier General in the army of the United States, in whose service he continued to act till about the last of April, 1777, when he died when he was preparing to join General Washington with the Continental troops of this State; that his wife died in a few months after him, and that he left four children, three of whom are now living in this State and the fourth is supposed to be living in Scotland, where he was sent for education, and that I am their legal representative, being the only surviving executor appointed by the will of the said General James Moore.


Wilmington, 1st August, 1786.
JAMES WALKER.
Sworn to before me, this 22nd day of May, 1787.
JAMES REED, J. P.