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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Certificate from William Purviance concerning the military service of Bishop Swann
Purviance, William
April 04, 1771
Volume 22, Page 498

These are to Certify that Bishop Swann Came before me, took the Oaths of Allegiance and Acknowledg’d himself duly enlisted In the Company of Artilery Commanded by Coll. James Moore, and that he had received forty Shillings, being bounty Allowed on that Service.

4th Aprile, 1778.

Additional Notes for Electronic Version: Although this document is dated 1778, it is similar to other documents from 1771 and seems to refer to the artillery company commanded by James Moore that participated in the campaign against the Regulators.