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Britton GEORGE, 1822
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State of Tennessee                           August Term 1822
Smith County Court

On the 12th day of August 1822 personally appeared in Open Court, being 
a court of record for the County aforesaid, Britton George, a resident 
of said County, aged about 80 (b. c1742) years who being first duly 
sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following statement, 
in order to obtain the provision made by the Acts of Congress of the 
18th March 1818, and 1st May 1820.  That he enlisted for one year at 
the first term under Capt. Hale Dixon in the State of North Carolina, 
Bute County, Bell's old store in the 1st Regt, of North Carolina an 
Continental Establishment, Commanded by Colonels Clark and Nash, that 
he served twelve months and again enlisted for enduring the war
under the same Capt, Commanded by the same officers in the same regt. 
An Continental establishment - That he continued to serve in the said 
regiment until the close of the the war, when he was discharged from 
said service at Charlestown by Capt. Hall in the regt. then Commanded by
Colo Lyttle and Maj. M. Rea.

That he was in the Battle of Moores Bridge in North Carolina, Cross Creek,
- at the battle of Brunswick, - at the battle at Sullivans Island, at the 
battle at Germantown, - that he was wounded in too places at the battle 
of Germantown, One in the left Knee, and the other in the right thigh - 
And in pursuance of the act of the 1st May 1820, do solemnly swear that 
I was a resident Citizen of the United States, on the 18th day of March 
1818, and that I have not since that time by gift, sale, or in any manner 
disposed of my property, or any part thereof with intent thereby so to 
diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, 
entitled an set to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and 
Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War passed on the
18th day of March 1818 and that I have not, nor has any person in trust 
for me, any property or Securities, contracts or debts to me, nor have 
I any incurred other than what is contained in the schedule hereto annexed, 
and by me subscribed -to wit, an two year old horse beast - Has a wife name 
Sally (Dolly?) about 60 years of age - has two children living with him, 
one about 15 years of age, the other about 13 years of age, that he  is a 
farmer by profession, and is now blind, as so I vow to.  
Subscribed in Open Court -                  
				      his                                                                  
			      Brittan  X  George
				      mark

State of Tennessee
Smith County
   I Jonathan Pickett, Clerk of the Court of Plasis(?)and quarter deproves 
for said County, do hereby Certify that the foregoing oath and schedule 
thereto annexed are truly Copies from the original on file in Said Court - 
And I further Certify that it is the opinion of said Court that the
total amount in value of the property exhibited in the aforesaid schedule 
is twenty five Dollars.
   In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal 
of said Court at Offen in Carthage, this 27th day August 1822 and 47th 
year of Our Independence.
						  J. Pickett, Clerk



				       WP:bgeorge4.rev


West Tennessee
Britton George of Smith Co. In the State of Tennessee who was a 
private in the Regiment commanded by Colonel Lyttle of the No. 
Carolina line, for the term of - for war.

Inscribed on the Roll of West Tennessee at the rate of 8 Dollars 
per month, to commence on the 12th of August 1822.

Certificate of Pension issued the 24th of Oct in 1822 and sent 
to Jonathan Pickett Carthage, Tennessee
  Arrears to 4th of Sept. 1822 . . . . . . . . . . .$  6.22
  Semi anl. All'ce ending 4 Mar:  23. . . .. . . . .$ 48.00
						    $ 54.22
  20 4 31 & 30
  (Revolutionary Claim,)
  (Act 18th March, 1818.)
	   &
     1st May 1820

State of Tennessee
Humphreys County

I Briton George aged eighty five years do upon oath testify and declare 
that in the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty seven I enlisted 
for the term of during the war and served in the first regiment first 
commanded by Colonel Clark of the North Carolina Line and that
I continued in the service aforesaid to the end of the war when I was 
regularly discharged from the said line and regiment then commanded by 
Colonel Litle (to wit the first regiment)  I further declare that I have 
never received a warrant for the bounty land promised to me on the part 
of the United States nor have I ever assigned or transferred my claim 
in any manner whatever. 
Therefore                                    his
				      Briton  X  George
Jne Thompson, JP                             mark

Know all men by these presents that I Briton George aforesaid do 
hereby constitute appoint and ordain the honourable George McDuffin 
to be my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name do ask 
demand and receive from the Secretary of War of the United States 
a warrant for the quantity of Land due to me as aforesaid and 
foreward the same to Spartanburgh Courthouse South Carolina to 
the rec d Hugh Moore.            
					  his
Jne Thompson, JP                   Briton  X  George
					  mark

I Wm Little aged seventy one years do upon oath declare that I am and 
have long been acquainted with Briton George who has subscribed the 
above declaration in my presence and well know that he is the identical 
person he therein represents himself to be and further I know that he 
did perform the Military Service therin stated.
Jno Thompson,  JP                  Wm. Little

Before me Briton George personally appeared the same who subscribed 
the foregoing declaration and in my presence acknowledged the power 
of attorney thereto subjoined to be his free act and deed and likewise 
personally appeared Captain Wm. Little who hath subscribed the above 
certificate of Identity both to me well known to  be men of respectability 
and truth and made solemn oath to the truth of the depositions by them 
respectively subscribed this tenth day of December 1826.
			      Jno  Thompson  JP




Humphreys County Court Record #3 - Brittain George

State of Tennessee}}
Humphreys County}}}         
Personally appeared Captain Wm. Little before me and duly made oath
that he was well acquainted with Breton or Brittain George throughout 
the war of the revolution (the within applicant for Bounty Land from 
the United States) the said Wm. Litle solemnly swears that he was a 
Cap'tn in the first North Carolina regiment of Continentals and that 
at the End of the War the said regiment was commanded by Colonel Archibald
Litle and this deponent further swears that Brittain George did actualy 
serve faithfuly to the End of the War and that he (Wm Litle) did deliver 
said George his discharge after it was officially known of the ratification 
of peace at Paris in France and that the said discharges was made out for 
the whole  reg'mt in June or July 1783, pursuant to an order of Congress 
and held in reserve by the commanding officer of said regiment until it 
should be officially made known that peace was ratified for fear the
Enemy might take some advantage by disbanding the troops 
Sworn and subscribed to before me this 12th March 1828.

					      Wm. Litle
Jno Thompson  JP {LS}


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State of Tennessee}} 
Humphreys County }}}     
At the same time appeared David Ivy and David Passmore and both
solemnly swear that they was present and saw Capt Wm Litle and
Major  (remainder not copied)



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State of South Carolina}                     June the 16th 1828
Spartanburge District}}}

Rec'd from the Secretary of war through W. Robert Taylor Clerk 
of the General Land office one Land Warrant for one hundred acres 
of Land in favour of Briton Alias Brittain George a private in the 
north Carolina line No. 1396 dated the 27th day of May 1828.  
Signed Sam l Southard
Adj Secretary of war
			  Hugh Moore, Senr
			  By Me
			  M. N. Chapman




Smith County Court Record - Britton George #5


State of Tennessee}}                         August Term 1822
Smith County Court}}
  
     On this 12th day of August 1822 personally appeared in Open Court, 
being a Court of record for the County aforesaid, Britton George, a 
resident of said County, aged about 80 years, who being first duly sworn
according to law, doth on his oath make the following statement, in order 
to obtain the provision made by the Acts of Congress of the 18th March 1818, 
and 1st May 1820.  That he enlisted for one(?) year at the first time
under Capt Hale Dixon in the State of North Carolina, Bute County.  
Bill's old Store in the Reg't of North Carolina an Continental Establishment, 
Commanded byu Colonels Clark and Nash, that he served twelve months,
and again enlisted for enduring the war, under the same Capt Commanded 
by the same officers, in the same Reg't, an Continental establishment - 
That he continued to serve in the said regiment - until the close of the 
war, when he was discharged from said service at Charlestown by Capt Hale
in the reg't then Commanded by the Col. Lytle, and Maj. McRea.
     That he was in the Battle of Moores Bridge, the Battle of Cross 
Creek, the Battle of Brunswick, the Battle of Sullivan's Island, the 
Battle of Germantown.  That he was wounded in two places at the Battle of
Germantown.  One in the left knee and one in the right thigh.  
     And in pursuance of the Act of the 1st May 1821 So I solemnly swear 
that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of 
March 1818 and that I have not since that time by gift, sale, or in 
any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof with intent 
thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of 
an Act of Congress, entitled an act to provide for certain persons 
engaged in the land and Naval Service of the United States, in the 
Revolutionary War, passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have
not, nor had any person in trust for me, any property or securities, 
contracts of debts to me, nor have I any income other than what is 
contained in the schedule hereto annexed, and by me subscribed - 
to wit, an two year old horse beast - Has a wife named Sally (dolly?) 
about 60 years of age - has two children living with him,
one about 15 years of age, the other about 13 years of age, 
that is a farmer by profession, and is near blind,
as Sworn to, subscribed in Open Court.
				     his
			   Brittan    X    George
				     mark

State of Tennessee  } 
Smith County        }   
I, Jonathan Pickett, Clerk of the Court of pleas(?) and quarter for 
said County, do hereby certify that the foregoing oath and schedule 
thereto annexed, are truly Copies from the original on file in Said 
Court - And I further certify that it is the opinion of said Court 
that the total amount in value of the property exhibited on the 
aforesaid Schedule is twenty-five dollars.
     In testimony where of I have hereunto set my hand and affixed 
the seal of said Court of Office in Carthage, this 27th day of August 
1822 and 47th year of Our Independence.
				  J. Pickett




COPY OF DOCUMENTS ON REVOLUTIONARY WAR RECORDS OF ROBERT GEORGE

Pension Office
February 19, 1838

	  I certify that from an examination of the claim of the 
heirs of the late Robert George, dec'd, who was a Captain in the 
Illinois regiment; I am satisfied that he served to the end of 
the war, that he survived until the latter end of March, eighteen 
hundred and four; that he died without issue; that Andrew Ferguson 
(??) And the other heirs mentioned in the accompanying papers, are 
entitled as such to the benefits of the act of July 5, 1832; 
I do therefore give it as my opinion that the claim should be paid 
to the heirs from the eleventh of April seventeen hundred and eighty-
three, the termination of the war, up to the fifteenth of March 
eighteen hundred and four, at the rate of Two hundred and forty 
dollars per annum.  I also certify that the Honorable John Carr, 
a Member of Congress from Indiana, a attorney for of Henry Harrod
of Clark County, Indiana, the administrators, is duly authorized 
to receive the amount due.
			      J. L. Edwards
			      Comm.r of Pensions


Pension Office
March 18, 1840

	In reply to your query respecting the case of Captain Robert 
George, dec'd, I have the honor to inform you that the claim of the 
heir, under the act of July 5, 1832, was allowed on the 19th of 
February 1836, at the rate of $240 per annum, from the 11th of 
April 1783 when the war terminated, the 15 March 1804, the day 
of his death.  The amount due was paid to the Hon. John Carr, 
an attorney for Henry Harrod, the administrator.
LS/ Hon. Willis Green
    HR


   1) Clark's Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Troops: 
      Robert George, Capt. appears on a List of the claimants of
      the Illinois Regt (Revolutionary War) not dated 
      - W. Ripley, Copyist

   2) Clark's Illinois Regiment, Va. State Troops: 
      Robert George, Capt. - Capt. Robert George's Co. Of Artillery. 
      (Revolutionary War) Appears on a Pay Abstract* of the organization 
      named above in the service of the Commonwealth of Virginia and 
      Illinois Department commencing June 4, 1779 and ending December 3, 
      1781, inclusive.  Commencing June 4, 1779.  Ending Dec. 3, 1781.  
      In service 30 months; "From copy made in the Auditor's Office, 
      Richmond, Va., May 7, 1840.  Clark, copyist.

   3) Clark's Illinois Regiment, Va. State Troops: 
      Robert George, Capt. - Capt. Robert George's Co. Of Arty.
      (Revolutionary War).  Appears on a MUSTER ROLL* of the 
      organization named above in the service of the
      Commonwealth of Virginia and Illinois Regiment, August 01 
      to 31, 1782.  Roll dated Fort Nelson, Sept. 1, 1782. 
      Comm'd June 4, 1779. *From copy made in the Auditor's 
      Office, Richmond, Va., July 22, 1835.  Clark, Copyist.

    4) Clark's Illinois Regiment, Va. State Troops: 
       Robert George, Captain, Illinois Regiment (Revolutionary War). 
       Appears on a RETURN* of officers of the organization named above.  
       Return dated Fort Nelson, September 1, 1782. 
       Remarks: Retained in Service. *From copy made in the 
       Auditor's Office, Richmond, Va., July 22, 1835.  Clark, Copyist.

   5) Clark's Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Troops.  
      Robert George, Capt., (Revolutionary War) Appears on a Pay Roll* 
      of soldiers in the Illinois Regiment.  Roll not dated.  
      From Jan 1 1782 to Feb. 15, 1784.  Amount 550-0-0
      *Photostate copy no 037086 Myrth, Copyist.

   6) Clark's Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Troops.  
      Robert George, Capt. (Revolutionary War) Appears on a Pay
      Roll* of Officers of the Illinois Regiment.  Roll not dated.  
      From June 4, 1779.  To Dec. 31, 1781.  Amount 415-11-10.
      *Photostat copy No. 037088, Myrth, Copist.

   7) George, Robert - R 14396, Va Half-Pay.  N.A. Acc. No. 874, 
      See 050072 Half Pay - Robert George.


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