Certificate for Payment to Hugh McAlister

Item

Title

Certificate for Payment to Hugh McAlister

Description

Callender Irvine and Francis Gibson certify that Hugh McAlister delievered a deserter from Captain Miller's company.

year created

1798

month created

11

day created

28

secondary author

sent from location

Carlisle

in collection

in image

notable person/group

Callender Irvine
Francis Gibson
Hugh McAllister
Hugh McAlister
Captain Miller
deserter
David Gill
Company of Infantry

notable location

Carlisle
Reading

notable item/thing

desertion
certificate
barracks
height
age
complexion
gray eyes
fair hair
trial
found guilty

document number

1798112870085

transcription

Barracks at Carlisle
This is to certify that on the evening of the 28th of November 1798 Mr Hugh McAlister did deliver to me at the Barracks, a Deserter from Capt Miller's Company, named David Gill about five feet seven inches in heighth, eighteen years of Age fair hair and complexion, grey eyes.
/signed/ Callender Irvine Captn 2nd Regimt Arts & Engrs
I do certify that the above described Deserter which proves to be David Gill of Capt Millers Company of Infantry was tried at Reading and found guilty of Desertion.
/signed/ Francis Gibson Lieut: 2nd Ret Artillerists & Engineers

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (1 pages) IDI17 (26 pages) Collection: John Adams Papers [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Callender Irvine Carlisle [n/a]