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Affidavit of Alexander Gaston, John Green, and MacConnell concerning the actions of James Davis
Gaston, Alexander, ca. 1735-1781; Green, John; MacConnell
May 28, 1778
Volume 13, Page 425

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ALEX. GASTON, JOHN GREEN & CAPT. M. CONNELL AFFID. RESPECTING JAMES DAVIS, ESQR.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

New Bern, May 28th 1778.

State of North Carolina,
Craven County.

This day personally appeared before me William Tisdale Esqr. one of the Justices of Craven County, Alexander Gaston, John Green, & Capt. Macconnel being sworn on the holy Evangelist depose & say that James Davis, Esqr. did this day in the public street, swear that he would raise a Posse this night & drive every Frenchman out of Town, & that every person who favoured them should share the same fate.

Sworn to before me at New Bern this 28th day of May 1778.

WILLIAM TISDALE, J. P.