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Claims and Memorials
Memorial of Joseph Allen of New Jersey

To His Excilency William FRANCKLIN Governor and Commander
In chief of The Province of Newjersey and the Territoreys there
unto Belonging &c &c &c

The Humble Petition of Johannis ACKERMAN Humbly Sheweih Your Excilencey that Your Petitioner Hath Been Drove from Home Ever Since the Kings Troops Landed into the Jerseis and Take Refuge into This City under Protection of Goverment and By that means Hath Lost his all and Hath a Large famely to Suport and hath Since met with Grate Loss By Fyer in This City Wass Taken Sick Last fall With Cheafly all The Famely and am Still Not Recovered So as to Do for My Famely

Therefore Humbly Pray that the Releaf Heretofore Granted May Be Continued and Your Petitioner Shall Ever Pray-

The above Memorialist is recommended to Col. MORRIS, by

Abrm BUSKIRK Lt. Col
Abraham BUSKIRK   Govr. of New-Jersey

New York May 5th 1780

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Great Britain, Public Record Office, Head Quarters Papers of the British Army in America, PRO 30/55/2718.

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