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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Parole of Samuel Ryers
Ryers, Samuel
October 13, 1780
Volume 14, Page 694

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October 13th, 1780.

I, the Subscriber, do acknowledge myself a Prisoner to a Detachment of the Troops of the united American States, under the Command of Colo. William Campbell; and do solemnly engage that I will not, directly or indirectly, act against the Troops or Citizens of the said United States, either by carrying Arms, giving Intelligence, or any other Means, until I am fairly exchang'd, according to the Rules and Customs of War; and that I will, when called upon by the Commander-in-Chief, Commissary of Prisoners, or any other Officer of the United States, appear at any place to which I am so directed, and untill called upon will keep within the Bounds of six Miles of my present abode, unless removed with the wounded of the American Troops nearer to Salisbury. Given under my hand in Camp at Colo. Walker's, Rutherford County, October 13th, 1780.

Capt. 4: B. N. Y. V.