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Petitions of Jonathan Purdy, Jun., Rynier Van Housen, and John Fowler


The several Petitions of Jonathan Purdy, Jun˙, Rynier Van Housen , and John Fowler , were read.

The said Jonathan Purdy, Jun˙, thereby declares he is an inlisted soldier in the British army, and the said Rynier Van Housen that he is a registered Pilot in the British Navy; and they pray to be permitted to their paroles, as prisoners of war; and the said John Fowler sets forth the


manner in which he formerly came on board of one of the British ships of war.