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Witness on behalf of Joel Stone of Connecticut

These are to Certify that in the year 1778, that Mr. Joel STONE went a volunteer on board his Majs. Armed Brigg Halifax, Lieut. QUARME Commdr. from Oyster-Bay, Long Island, N: America, on an expedition to destroy a Rebel Galley, he landed in the face of a continual fire from the Rebels; then took Command of a party of Marines, where he was much exposed and was very Servicable, and during the whole Expedition exerted himself in a very singular and Spirited manner against the Rebels, and in support of his Majesty’s Arms.

David FELL Midshipman on bord.
the Raven Sloop of War &
Commanding a Tender on
the said Expedition

March 20th 1784

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Treasury, Class I, Volume 634, folio I95.

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