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Witness on behalf of William Cunningham of South Carolina


I do hereby certify that the bearer Major William CUNNINGHAM joined His Majesty's Troops in Georgia in the year 1779, & was taken prisoner by the Rebels in the course of that Campaign; having effected his escape out of Goal at Charlestown, he served the Campaigns of 1780 & 81, with His Majesty's Troops in Carolina, and always behaved like a Gallant & Zealous Officer; and abandoned a valuable Plantation on account of his Attachment to His Majesty's Service.

Nassau New Providence
February 24th, 1786.

Signed   Archd: McARTHUR
Brigadr. Genl. Commdg. In the Bahama's

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Treasury, Class I, Volume 631, folio 272.

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