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Memorial of Alexander Ballantine of North Carolina

To the Commissioners appointed by Act of
Parliament for enquiring into the Losses and
Services of the American Loyalists.

The Memorial of Alexander BALLANTINE, late Residenter and Lieutenant of a Company of Loyal Militia, Bladen County North Carolina


That his Zeal and Activity and Attachment for & to His Majesty’s Person and Government during the late War rendered him obnoxious to the Revolted Colonies, and in consequence thereof your Memorialist was obliged to sacrifice his Property in North Carolina, as stated in the annexed Schedule, to the amount of One hundred and twelve Pounds nineteen Shillings, Sterlg.

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, he having exerted himself with Zeal and Activity as a Loyal Subject.

And your Memorialist &c &c &c
[Alexander BALLANTINE]

St. Augustine
     13th October 1783

Whitehall 17th March 1784
          a true Copy
               George RANDALL

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 90, folio 23.

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