Revolutionary War Association Test
Town of Canaan
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WE, the Subscribers, do hereby solemnly engage, and promise, that we will, to the utmost of our Power, at the Risque of our Lives and Fortunes, with ARMS, oppose the Hostile Proceedings of the British Fleets, and Armies, against the United American COLONIES.
Ebenezer Eams James Treadway will on Ceartain Condition, viz.* Jehu Jones Robart Burts Samuel Joslen Charles Walworth Caleb Clark Samuel Jones Thos Baldwin Samuel Lathrop John Scofield Eliezer Scofield Sol Scipio Richard Clark Thomas Baxter Joshua Wells Richard Joslen Ezekiel Wells Thomas Miner Joseph Walter John Scofield, Jr Ezekiel Gardner Gideon Rudd Caleb Welch
* On Condition that no man Who is taken a Captive from the British forces be made an Officer or let be a Soldier in the Continental Army and 2ly that Every American found & taken in armes against the United Colonies be Immediately put to Death, and 3ly that all & every of the British Troops that are Captivated by the Continental forces by sea or land or any other way taken Shall be keept in Prison or Close Confinement amp; 4ly that Every Commanding Officer or a Soldier or any Person or Persons imployed in any Business Whatsoever in the Continental Forces who is found & proved to be a Traitor to the United Colonies in America be put to Death Immediately.
Upon these aforementioned Conditions do I Sign this Declaration witness my Hand
James Treadway Canaan July 1st 1776
To the Hon. Committee of Safety for the Colony of New Hampshire These are to Certify that Every man in this Town Volentaryly Signd This agrement atest
Ebener Eams } Select Samuel Jones } Men
Source: "Miscellaneous Revolutionary Documents of New Hampshire, Vol. 30 State Papers Series", Albert Stillman Batchellor Litt. D, Editor of State Papers, Manchester, NH Printed for the State by the John B. Clarke Co. 1910.