during the War of the American Revolution, 1775-83. 17
RANK. DATE OF ENLISTMENT. NAMES. REMARKS.
Privates Mch 11 John Harper disch. 9 May
" Francis Mitchell present
" John Carr "
8 John Majors "
" Edward Edwards "
Jan 24 Dennis Kellis "
Feb 12 James McGill "
16 John Hooper disch.
Jan 29 James Murphy "
Mch 12 James Ranter "
Jan 21 Nicholas Watkins "
Feb 28 Abraham Chapman disch.
Mch 11 Nathaniel O'Neale "
" James Devaun "
" William Sewell "
Feb 15 Wm. McKinsey absent making cloaths for
Apl 14 John Nottingham present
" Wm. Kinnick "
" Elisha Richardson sick in barracks
" Nicholas Ridgely present
" John Swan "
Samuel Smith, Captain. Joseph Ford, 2nd Lieut.
James Campbell, 1st Lieut. Bryan Philpot, Ensign.
Elected by the Convention of Maryland, Jan. 2nd, 1776.*
A Copy of the Enlistment of the Eighth Company of the 1st Bat
talion of Maryland forces. We whose names are hereto Subscribed do
voluntarily Enlist ourselves Soldiers to Serve as Such during the present
dispute between Great Britain & America unless Sooner discharged by
Order of the Convention or Council of Safety of Maryland for the Time
being hereby Subjecting ourselves to Such Rules & Regulations as are
or shall be made by the Convention of Maryland for Regulating & gov
erning the forces in the Pay of this Province, Witness our hands
* See Proceedings of the Conventions of Maryland, pp. 67, 68.