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                                                        Vol 18 No 3, 1930
                                        REVOLUTIONARY WAR VOLUNTEER ROLL
                                                 COLLETON CO., S. C., 1775

A local antiquarian has unearthed the original roll of a volunteer company formed in St. Mark's Parish, Colleton County in 1775. Below is given an exact copy (spelling and style uncorrected) of the agreement under which the company was formed and the roll of the company.
"We The Subscribers Whose Names Are here Under Written do Volluntarely list & Inroll Our Selves In a Volluntur Company to be Commanded by Capt. Matthew Singleton, Isham Moore, John Singleton in the Parish of St. Mark's subject to the resolves of the General Provinsial Congress & the Counsell of Safety for the service of the Collinies hereby to Act within this Collony & to be ready upon any & every Emergency when thereunto cauled by the Counsell of Safety and do hereby bind Our Selves in A band by all the Ties of religion & honour to be furm in Our duty to Our Officers And agree Willingly and Unanimously to be subject to the Act for Mutiny & dissertion as other Companies in like Surcomstances are so far to be Tried by our own Officers of ridgment & Companies to Which We belong in Witness Whereof We have hereunto set our hands this 26th day of August, 1775.

Mathw Singleton, Isham Moore, John Singleton, William Williams, Charles Brunson, George Brunson, Mathew Brunson, John Malone, Edward Lane, John Foster, Joseph Singleton, William O'Harrow, Francis Martin, Thomas Wells, Joseph Rodgers, Jas. McCormick, Isaac Jackson, Henry Wheeler, Willis Ramsay, Billington Taylor, Robert Fleming Tynes, Thomas Jackson, Drury Fletcher, Josiah Dayle, Junr., Edward Hill, Samuel Dwill, Sabe Stom, John James, Joseph Hill, Thos. Moffett, William Brunson, Jacob Chambers, Daniel Jinnings, Peter Matthews, James Farmer, Jesse Temple, Caleb Gayle, Samuel Tynes, Rich Wills, Elliott Holaday, Richard Harvin, Epheram Petty Pool, junr., Jacob Brigman, James Brunson, Charles Goodwin, Hope Ridgeway."

*Copied by Miss Jean Stephenson from the privately printed, small edition volume, published in 1914 by Virginia Eliza (Green) Singleton, entitiled "The Singletons of South Carolina".

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