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Memorial of James Anderson of Maryland

To The Commissioners Appointed by Act of Parliament
for Enquiring into the Losses and Services of the
American Loyalists

The Memorial of James ANDERSON lately of the Province of Maryland in Dorset County

That your Memorialist went into the British Service in the year of our Lord 1776 and Served as a Lieutenant on Board the Lord Dartmouth when she was at Senagole and that in the year 1781 he was Master Mate of the General Monk and your memorialist has Served his present Majesty in Different Capacities from the years 1776 to the year 1783.

That your Memorialist has Suffered and Sustained the Loss of three Negro men, a Negro Lad Aged about 16 years, a negro woman, a Bond of 50 payable to your memorialist several Sheep, Hogs, Horses, and other Cattle.

That for the Satisfaction of the said Commissioners your memorialist has annexed a Schedule to this Petition wherein is Particularized every Article.

Your Memorialist therefore Prays that his Case may be taken into your Consideration in Order that your memorialist may be Enabled, under your Report to receive such aid or Relief as his Losses and services may be found to deserve.


Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 96, folio 59.

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