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Inquisition of Thomas Galbrath - 1778

Essex County
New Jersey 

Witness Moses Nichols 

An Inquisition taken and made at (Newark?) in the said County of Essex the twelfth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy eight by the oaths of Samuel Huntington Caleb Dod Obediah Hedden Henry Squire David Banks Henry Yerolman? Josiah Pierson Josiah Quinly James Hedden David Hayes Nathaniel Camp Benjamin Coe Jonas Baldwin john Crane Robart Niel Stephen Young Daniel Baldwin Paul Huston Daniel Tickener Daniel Young Isaac Crane Joseph Ball Caleb Wheeler jun. And Thomas Pierson good and lawful men of the County aforesaid who before John Peck Esqr. One of the Justices of the Peace for the said County who upon their oaths do say that Thomas Galbrath late of Newark? In the County aforesaid did since the fourth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy six and before the fifth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven to wit on or about the first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven did voluntarily go into the City of New York then in the possession of the Army of the King of Great Britain then at open war against the good people of this State against the form of his allegiance to the State and against the peace of this State Government and dignity of the same we whose names are hereunto set and seals applied being the jurors above named upon evidence to us provided find the Inquisition aforesaid true  Signed and sealed by those named above. 

Acknowledgments to New jersey State Archives ref – Forfeited Estates Essex 5.36


Newark
16th April 1779

I tax the costs of the Attorney General in the several Inquisitions  found against ……..(amongst others)………..Thomas Galbrath……….……in the County of Essex, final judgment being entered thereon respectively in the term of September 1778, and January and April 1779, in the Court of Pleas of the said County at five pounds, ten shillings, and nine pence lawful money of New Jersey against each and every of the afore named persons.

Acknowledgments to New Jersey State Archives – Forfeited Estates Essex 4.2
 


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