Evidence on the Claim of DONALD MUNRO, late of White
Creek, Albany County, N. York.
Claimt. Sworn :
Says that he lived at Mahiche in 1783, and sent his claim to
England by Coll. Cuyler.
He is a native of Scotland. In 1756 he came to America in
the 60th Regt. He remained in the King’s Service until 1764. The
latter part of that time he was a conductor of waggons.
When he went to White Creek and settled there, where he re-
sided until the war broke out.
Says he at no time joined any party of the Americans.
He was confined for not joining them and furnishing arms to
the King’s friends and gave £300 bail.
In 1777 he joined the B. Army and never went home after
wards. He was employed as Conductor of Wagons. At the Con-
vention he came to Canada and was employed in the Commissary
Department and still continues in that employ at Chaleur Bay.
Produces a Certificate from John Craigie, Esq., Commss. Gen
eral of his being employed as Issuer of Provisions to the Loyalists,
and that he acquitted himself therein with Honesty, diligence and
sobriety, and that he believes him to be an honest Man and a Loyal
120 Acres of Land at White Creek. He purchased it in 1767
of Capt. John Munro when Wild Land. He had cleared 60 acres
and had a House &c., on it.
It was taken possession of by a rebel. Thinks he could have
sold the land and House in 1775 for £200 Hal. Cury. He left
grain one half in Barn £100 cury.
Stock, 14 Cattle, 2 Horses, Hogs and Sheep, Furniture, Farm-
ing Utensils, all these are lost to him and his family.
Produces affidavit of Dd. McGill to Claimt, being a person of
Credit, being a freeholder and having a house, furniture and Stock.
Wits. CAPT. MUNRO, Sworn: Montreal
Knew Claimt., he lived near White Creek. He was a Loyal
He purchased a tract of Land of Wilson in 1767. In 1775 he
had cleared 40 or 50 acres. He paid £200 York for this in ’67.
Thinks it was worth £200 H. C. in 1775. He had a mare and colt
and cattle, an industrious man and was in a good way.
Capt. Munro has a letter from a person whom he can depend
upon, who says that this land was sold under confiscation.
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