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Memorial of John Twyne of Virginia

The Honble American Commissioners In behalf of
the Loyalists &c &c

The Humble petition and Memorial of John TWYNE

Most Humbly Sheweth

That your Honors Memorialist is a Native of the Jerseys North America and he Joyned The British forces at Trentown--and did his duty in Lord ROWDENs [Rawdon's] Corps.

Since which your Honors Memorialist has come over to England by which means he has Lost all his property and Dare not Return again to the country.

is now in a Strange country--a wife to Maintain and for want of some Imploy is Reduced to great poverty.

That he has taken the Liberty of Humbly petitioning for that Releaf your Honors may think him worthy of.

And your Honor's Memorialist
will in duty Bound Ever Pray &c.

Kings court
Gravel Lane
7th Novr. 1783

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 32, folio 639.

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Invasion of Virginia, 1781
by Michael Cecere