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Memorial of Jotham Hawhurst of New York

To the Honourable the Commissioners
appointed by act of Parliament further to
inquire into the Losses and Services of the
American Loyalist &c &c &c.

The Memmorial of Jotham HAWHURST, Carpenter Late of Westchester County in the Province of New York but Now of the City St. John in the Province of New Brunswick

Most Humbly Sheweth

That Your Memmorlist for his Loyalty to his King and firm Attachment to the British Goverment was Compelled to fly for Refuge and Protection to the Royal Army then at Long Island as Early as the year 1776 in the month of August that During the Course of the Late war your Memmorilist hath Rendered Goverment the Services, in Consequence of his Said Loyalty and attachment to Goverment Sustained the Losses Stated in the Schedule and Estimate hereunto annexed.

Your Memmorilist therefore Prays that his Case may be Taken into your Consideration in order that your Memmorilist may be Enabled under your Report to Receive Such aid and Relief as his Losses and Services may be found to Deserve


Province of New Brunswick
City St. John the 23rd of March 1786

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 21, folio 232.

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