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Memorial of Jehu Hollingworth of Pennsylvania

To the Honourably Commissioners appointed by act
of Parliament for enquiring into the losses and
Services of the American Loyalist

The Memorial of Jehu HOLLINGWORTH of New Castle County

Humbly Sheweth

That your Memorialist was Born in the Province of Pennsylvania that Being from principle Loyal to his Sovereign and Stroungly attached to the British Constitution-- that your memorialist took the first oppertunity of joining the Kings troops which he Did in 1777 when the British Army was in Philadelphia.

That your memorialist entered in the quarter Master general Department where he continued to act as wagon master with fidelity till November 1783.

Your Memorialist having the property taken from him By the Rebels and Sold as is set forth in the Shedule.

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 523.

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