We the subscribers, inhabitants of that District of Land commonly called and known by the name of the New Hampshire Grants, do voluntarily and Solemnly Engage under all the ties held sacred amongst Mankind at the Risque of our Lives and fortunes to Defend, by arms, the United American States against the Hostile attempts of the British Fleets and Armies, until the present unhappy Controversy between the two Countries shall be settled.
|Signers' Names-- Viz|
|Joseph Bowker||William Gage||Daniel Culver
||John Burnam, Jr.
||Micah Veal [Vail]
William Marsh went over to the enemy after signing this, and fled to Canada, leaving his family in Dorset. His property was confiscated, and his return to the State was forbidden by an act passed Feb. 26, 1779, and continued in force until November 8, 1780.
Jonathan Rowley of Pittsford and his son-in-law, John Mott of Neshobee [Brandon], were both delegates.