Oath of Allegiance
1777, July 25. [The following,] being cited, appeared before this court and refused to take Oath prescribed by Act of Assembly passed at Newbern, May 10th 1777, entitled an Act for the Security of the State. Ordered that the said persons be commanded and directed to depart the State of North Carolina, either to Europe or the West Indies, within 60 days from this date.
1778 - The following were listed as signing the Oath of Allegiance to the State:
1778 - The following took the Oath in July Court:
1779 - The following took the Oath in January Court:
1779? - The following took the Oath in July Court:
At April Court [year?] Angus McDugal took the Oath.
1779 - July Court.
The following to be given notice to depart the state within sixty days
of the delivery of said notice:
Malcom McNeill, late Sheriff
[John McLean and John McNeill crossed out]
John McNeill, Sr.
1779 - The commissioners appointed to take into their possession the confiscated property in this county return that the following has been claimed by the following persons and ordered to be sent to the Superior Court:
320 acres taken as property of Angus Campbell, claimed by Ferquhard
Campbell for John Campbell;
640 acres taken as property of Hector McAllester, claimed by Ferquhard Campbell for Alexander McAllister.
640 acres lately occupied by Alexander Campbell of Ballowl, taken as property of James Campbell, his brother in Scotland, claimed by Ferquhard Campbell for the orphans of said Alexander Campbell; said land considered to be the property of said orphans, ordered that the commissioners stop all proceedings thereon.
Also the following land and lot taken as confiscated property; One-third part of a tract of land lying in said county containing 350 acres conveyed by Colin Shaw to Robert Hogg and George Mylne by deed dated 2 June 1774. Deeds Book F/181