William Stanley, 1821  

William Stanly Deposition
State of North Carolina - Jones County
This day came before me Emanuel Jarmon One of the Justice of Peace for Sd County, William Stanly who being duly sworn deposeth & saith that he was well acquainted with James Stanley a soldier in the Revolutionary War in the Continental line of this State and further this deponant saith that said James Stanly Enlisted under the command of Frederick Hargit in Craven County and was carried to Halifax in Sd State and Put under the Command of Capt Walshe & was thus carried to the North and was slain or died at the Battle Brandywine which this deponant thinks was in January 1778 and he never returned out of service to this deponan t Knowledge and this deponant heard from several that was in the same company with Sd James Stanley that he was certainly dead & believes he served his time as a soldier faithfully and further this deponant saith sd James Stanley Enlisted for the term of Three Years, & Hugh Stanley of Sd County is the Eldest Brother & heir at Law of Sd James Stanly decd further this deponant saith not Sworn to & subscribed before me this 4th of July 1821
Wm (his X mark) Stanly {Seal}
Attest Eml Jarman J P

State of North Carolina - Jones County
We the undersignd two Justices of Peace for Sd County do Certify that full faith & Credit should be given to the oath of William Stanly, Whose signature Appears to the foregoing deposi -tion July 4th 1821 - Eml Jarman J P
R M McDaniel J P

State of No Carolina - Jones County
This is to certify that Emanuel Jarman and Richard M. McDa [page torn] Esquires whose signatures appear above are acting Justices of the Peace for said County of Jones and due Credit is to be given their signature as such. Given under my hand and Seal of Office at Trenton this 5th day of July AD.1821
Robt Kornegay C.Cl

Photocopy in personal files of Jesse Vaughan; original held in State Archives of North Carolina, copied 15 July 1995 by Archives personnel and transcribed by me.

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