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Revolutionary War Association Test
Town of Chesterfield

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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.


Abraham Wood
Isaac Davis
Oliver Cobleigh
Oliver Farwell
William Farwell
Warrin Snow
William Thomas
William Simonds
Josh Smith
Jonathan Farr 3
Benjamin Hudson
Josiah Streeter
Jonathan Cobleigh
Saml Fairbank
Josiah Lamb
Archibeld Roberson
Larrance Walton
John Sanderson
Jonathan Hildreth, Jur
Josiah Hastings
Noah Emmons
Ephraim Wheeler
Joseph Higgins
Joseph Wheeler
Zenas Fairbank
Isaac Hildreth
James Robertson
Simon Davis
John Snow
Jonathan Farwell
Silas Thompson
Jonathan Davis
Ebenezer Streeter
Daniel Baldwin
Amos Smith
Jonathan Farr 4
Thomas Farr
Moses Smith
Micheal Woodcock
Jonas Stearns
Jona Farr 2
Samll Walker
Andrew Coburn
Phinehas Brown
William Fisher
James Wheeler, Jur
Andrew Hastings
Jonathan Cresey
John Cobleigh
James McElroy
James Wheeler
Nathan Bishop
Israel Johnson
Elisha Rockwood
Dan Cobleigh
Peter Wheeler
Ephrm Hubburd
John White
John Bishop
Nathan Thomas
Abel Emons
William Robertson
Edward Hildreth
James Davis
Enoch Streeter
John Prat
Nathl Bingham
Abel Ray
Samuel Farr
Nehemiah Merrill
Iasaac Farr
John Haskell
Silas Wood
William Henry
Amasa Coburn
Douglass Robins
Sherebiah Fay
Joseph Metcalf
David Stooddert, Jur.
John Peacock
Michael Cresey
Moses Smith, Jr.
David Stone
John Grandey
Silvanus Battey
Increas Daniles
Abijah Starns
Ebenezer Taft
Joh Richardson
Aaron Farr
Moses Ellis
Amos Davis
Nathan Metcalf
Jonathan Cobleigh
Zur Evans
William Farr, Junr
Ithamar Chamberlan
Caleb Johnson
Amos Streeter
Abner Johnson
Kimball Carlton
Theodorus Bingham
John Pierce
Benjamin Coburn
Ephram Farr
Samll Farr, Jur
Ezekiel Powers
Obadiah Morrill
Daniel Farr
Thomas Harris
Hallawill Merrill
Thomas Daby
Marting Warner
Samll Peacock
Ephraim Baldwin
Samuel Hildreth
Wilm Aires
John Grandey
Ebenezer Gail
Ebenezer Farr
Abner Albee
Mathew Gray
William Hildreth
Daniel Kinisen
James Reed
Joel Whitney
James Mansfield
Michaell Medcalf
Amos Hubburd
Benjamin Smith
Patrick Mcmichel
Abijah Kingsbery
John Ellis
David Farr
Oliver Hubbard
Charles Johnson
Jona Farr
Samuel Fletcher
Abraham Farr

In obediance to the within Decleration that we Recd from you Honours we Proseeded According to your Directions and the persons Names underwriten are these that Refuse to Sign to the Decliration on your Paper.

Chesterfield June 12 1776	Ephm Baldwin	}
				Moses Smith, Jr.} Select men
				Michael Cresey	}     of
				Ephrm Hubburd	}Chesterfield
				Samuel Hildreth	}
Capt Jonathan Hildreth
Eleazer Pomeroy
Ebenezer Coopper
Ephraim Whitney
Samll Davis Converce
Esech Earl
Jab: Keing
Lenl Ephraim Whitney
Ebenezer Hervey
Joseph Printice
Ebenezer Flitcher, Jur
Elisha Walton
Silas Bennet

To the Honourable Com'ittee of Safety or general Assembly of the Colony of New Hampshire----

As soon as ever we recievd your Directions, requesting us to desire all the Males in this Town to Sign to a Declaration (Lunaticks &e excepted) In Obedience thereto we Immediately proceeded to give publick Notice of your Intentions, and otherwise as we Thought would have the Most Effectual Tendency to have put into Execution, in order that we might make a Return by our Representative, but having So Short a Time for to accomplish the Matter in So great a Town, and being unwilling to omit anything relating to our Duty and which might be for the Benefit of the Whole, we calmly deliberated on the Matter, asked ye Advice of our Representive and others of Sense and Steadiness and as we were not limitted to a certain Time to make a Return, we purpose to make one as Soon as it may be done with Conveniency So rest your Humble Servts

			Ephm Baldwin	}
			Michael Cresey	}
			Samll Hildreth	}

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.

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