To the Honorable the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina The Memorial of James OUTLAW of Duplin County respectfully Sheweth, That your Memorialist did in time of the late American War furnish James GILLISPIE, Esq'r then a Captain of Militia in said County with Ten head of Sheep and one beef for the use of the Troops under the Command of Gen'l LILLINGTON, for which Said James GILLISPIE Gave your memorialist a Certificate. Your Memorialist then presented the same to Thomas ROUTLEDGE one of the Auditors in order to have it Audited agreeably to law. But by some accident it was lost or mislaid, your memorialist therefore Humbly request that you will Grant him a Certificate for the Value of Said Sheep & Beef or Such other Compensation as you in your wisdom and Justice May think proper, and your memorialist as in duly bound will Ever pray &c November 10th 1796 James OUTLAW On reverse: The Memorial of James OUTLAW. In Senate 7 Dec'r 1796, read & referred to the Com. of propo. & grieve. No. 2. S Haywood C. In the House of Commons 7 December 1796 read & ref'd as by the Senate. By order. J Hunt CHC. The Committee of Propo's & Greivances No. 2 to whom was referred the Petition of James OUTLAW, praying to be allowed for certain supplies furnished the late Army of this State. Report That in the Opinion of your Committee the claim stands in the same situation with several others heretofore reported on by them, and they are of Opinion that it would be highly improper to make any partial allowance for said supplies, they theretofore recommend that the prayer of the petition be rejected. Which is Submitted Jno. M. BINFORD Ch'n In Senate 12th Decem'r 1796. The forgoing report was read and concurred with. Benja. SMITH, Spk'r By order S HAYWOOD On reverse: In the House of Commons 13 Dec'r 1796 Concurred with M. MATHEWS S. H. C. By Order J HUNT, CHC 1796 Report of the Committee of Propo. & Grievances No. 2 on the petition of James OUTLAW. Lanier concurr Source: General Assembly. Session Records. November - December 1796. Box 2.
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