Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | June 17, 2016

Document of the Week. King’s Royal Regiment of New York Discharge Paper, Private Adam Hartle.


Discharge Paper for Private Adam Hartle, First Battalion King’s Royal Regiment of New York, Captain’s Daly’s Company, John Johnson Knight Baronet, Lieutenant-Colonel.

Signed at Montreal, December 24, 1783, John Johnson.


Adam Hartle’s “X”, witness, Captain Daly.

Adam Hartle was born in the Province of New York in 1762 and enlisted on May 22, 1780.  He was a farmer by trade.  In 1784 he and his wife Mary DeWitt were given land in Royal Township No. 2 (Cornwall).

This document was donated to the Cornwall Community Museum’s archives by the Loyalist Pescod Family in 2009.

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