Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts; Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond Volume 7

Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts; Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...I have the pleasure of hearing from your Excellency. I have, &e. August 18th, 1794. Kanawha County, to-wit: This day Reuben Slaughter, at the request of Captain Hugh Caperton, came before me, Andrew Donnally, and made oath that some time on the last of April or first of May, 1792, that he applied to Capt. Hugh Caperton to list in his company of volunteer militia, which said Caperton agreed to, but refused (after being asked) that he should have pay only from the time of enlistment, but shortly after he was in the presence of Colonel Clendcnin and Captain Caperton, and the same subject was, namely, that of pay from the 15th of March, which was concluded on as the said Slaughter had been in actual duty some time before the arrival of said Caperton, and as near as he could recollect, Col. Clendcnin said he had mustered, and would return him as mustered, from the said 15th of March, which said Caperton said would regulate the pay, and then received him as a soldier in his company; and he further saith that there appeared nothing to injure or defraud, either Commonwealth or any individual thereby, and that he never asked leave of Captain John Morris, or considered himself under any obligations as a soldier in said Morris' company, except on any immediate invasion. Sworn to before me this 18th of August. ANDR'W DONNALLY. Kanawha, to-wit: This day Samuel Henderson came before me and on his oath do say he was present at the house of Colonel Donnally on the 3d dav of March, 1798, whore he heard Capt. Caperton repeat to Colonel Clcndeuin his doubts respecting the way the said Clendcnin had made and proved the muster roll. Clendcnin said it was dun wright, ho would maintain, or words to that effect. Caperton said he feared it would operate against him, more

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