Treaty of Fort Loudoun

OBLIGATION OF JAMES SMITH AND SAMUEL OWENS, 1765

Knowing all men by these Presents, that we hereby holden and firmly bound unto Lieut. Charles Grant, in the just and full sum of five hundred £ Pennsylvania Currency, to be paid to the said Charles Grant, his heirs or assigns, for the payment whereof, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators firmly by these Presents, sealed with our seals this 18th day of November, 1765.

The Condition of this Obligation is such that we shall disperse immediately from this Post, without any injury or assault to any Person or Persons, and we do hereby further promise, that we shall not interrupt or insult any Person or Persons hereafter, in going up or coming down, if any such thing should be done by any of us, or by any of our Advices, then this Obligation shall remain in full force and virtue, other void.

Signed:  JAMES SMITH,

SAMUEL OWENS

Witness at Present.

Signed:   JNO. McDOWELL,

WM. McDOWELL

NATH. McDOWELL.

PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES VOLUME IV page 245

 


RECEIPT FOR GUNS CAPTURED, 1765

Received of Lieutenant Charles Grant, of the 42 Regiment, the number of Five Rifles and Four Smooth Guns, which was taken off the Country People, & I promise that the above mentioned Arms shall remain in my possession till the Governor’s Pleasure is known to Dispose of them as he shall see fit, either to the Respective Owners or otherways.

Given under my Hand at Fort Loudoun, 10th November, 1765.

Signed:  WM. M’DOWELL.

PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES VOLUME IV page 245

 

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