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King's American Regiment
Witness for Thomas Gibson

New York Is.

This is to certify that Thomas GIBSON was recommended to me by Captain Sir Hyde PARKER Commander of His Majesty's Ship of War Phoenix for a Warrant for a Commission in The King's American Regt. when I was raising that Regiment,

which Warrant he obtained for a Lieutenancy and when recruiting for the Regiment was killed by the Rebels in Westchester County, leaving behind him a Widow & five orphan Children.

Given under my Hand this 15th day of May 1780

Colo. K. A. Regt.

To all Concerned

Great Britain, Public Record Office, Headquarters Papers of the British Army in America, PRO 30/55/2743.

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