Petition of Ebenezer Dayton to the Executive Council of Pennsylvania, certified by William Floyd, 1782 March 27
Scope and Contents
Petition from Ebenezer Dayton to the Executive Council of Pennsylvania. Dayton confesses how he did "flee from there [New York] as a refugee, leaving his lands in the power of the enemy", and petitions to acquire a "whaleboat". William Floyd, Dayton's neighbor, certifies Dayton's claims. Floyd is a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Autograph , signed, 2 pages.
- Creation: 1782 March 27
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1 pages ; 20 x 33 cm
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