Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Donald (Or Daniel) Cameron, Petition# 15

From Petition Bundle 126 C Misc. 1788-1795  RG 1 L3:

Petition# 15 [Image 938]
...petitioner served 7 years in the 77th Reg. and 10 years in the 84 Reg....granted Lot 94 by Major Matthews, in the new settlement, and afterwards allowed by Major Murray to exchange it for Lot No. 92, formerly granted to one [Jacob] Quant....

Donald Cameron His X Mark
30 March 91

Image 939 [C-1731]
Petition 15a and 15b

Petition 15d, petitioner is referred to as Daniel Cameron....Lake Erie...Major Murray had no power....ref. petition 4 Aug 19.  Dated 16 April 1792

Image 943   Petition 15f
...Daniel Cameron, late soldier in the 84th Reg., had leave to give up his own lot in the new settlement for a vacant lot adjoining his brother, which he has improved...solicits Major Murray....
Signed: T. Smith and Dated: 7 June 1790 [Response signed by Murray at Detroit and dated 8 June 1790]

Petition 15h...shows that he enlisted at the commencement of the late Rebellion and was promised land at the conclusion of the war...served 8 years in the 84th and 7 years before that in another corps, that he was prisoner during the war and made his escape into Long Island...a ticket for Lot 94 New Settlement from Major Matthews, but the limits not thoroughly known, he improved on Lot 92, whose grantee has abandoned that the River La Tranche...he therefore prays for a confirmation of Lot 92 in which case he will resign Lot 94 to the Recommendation of the Board. 4 Aug 91

Petition 15i
Lot 92
Donald Cameron


Last Entry - Jacob Quant - Lot 92

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