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The horse was likely stolen, as there had been an increase in horse theft during the Revolutionary War. Horses would be stolen in one locality and sold in another area (another county or state) to prevent capture. An interesting account of the horse thievery of the Nugent Gang, The Valley Scourge, is posted on the Franklin County, Pennsylvania website. On ...


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Tricky questions... If no-one here comes up with an answer, I recommend The Napoleonic Wars Forum - looks like The Home Fronts section might be correct. Re the switch of militia - the hope was that men would transfer from the militia into the Regular Army. On the Cornish records, two phrases stick out - 3rd. Regt. Local Militia and Status: Substitute. The ...


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The TNA Guide on Militia records lists stuff at Kew, some of which is on FindMyPast. I have never quite sorted out the distinction between what ended up at County Record Offices and what at Kew via the War Office, but essentially I think records of deployments in uniform end up at Kew while documents about the recruitment stayed local. I think I'm right in ...


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It is difficult question because of the not well working archive system in Russia. I believe that such books are hold in the "Российском Государственном историческом архиве Дальнего Востока" in the Vladivostok. Their e-mail is rgiadv@vladivostok.ru Another option is State Archive of Kamchatskiy Kray: http://www.rusarchives.ru/state/kamchatskiy-kray/...


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In addition to the suggestions in my answer to your previous question, I'd add the following: Review TNA's Research Guide on Militia records to make sure that you are getting the most out of any record you find. Look for how-to books such as the ones mentioned in the bibliography of the TNA's research guide. Search for similar guides at other sites like the ...


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I think that you are right. The fourth name is John Brizendine.


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I can't speak intelligently to the question of whether or why the first entry is a reference to Isaac Brizendine's estate, although the quote that WilliamKF added seems to provide an answer to that question. As far as the second entry goes, I believe it is for Isaac Brizendine Jr. Specifically, to me, the first letter of the last word appears to be very ...


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As commented by @HarryVervet: I think the sojourner part of your question is answered here: Meaning of term Sojourner on 1794 Marriage Record at Marystow (Devon) for John Creber? Consequently, I'll address this part of your question (and leave the likelihood of illegitimacy in the scenario that you cite to another answerer): Looking at a map, would ...


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This addresses a question which was not asked explicitly, but is crucial to the solution of the other questions posed within: how can you know you've identified the correct person named Jane Glasson, and not some other person? Here are some suggestions for further research, and some ideas for you to think about. First let's start with a brief overview of ...


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While you already have an answer to this question, it could be useful to describe a method to arrive at that answer. Look in the introduction of the book for an explanation of abbreviations. Almost all books that systematically use abbreviations will include an explanation (usually at the beginning of the book, but sometimes at the end). In Musgrave's case,...


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It seems EM stands for "The European Magazine and London Review " and GM stands for "Gentleman's Magazine". Musgrave is an index so you would need to try to find the relevant entries in the magazines to see how much information was given. The GM 375 entry adds little other than a mention of Camberwell: https://books.google.com.au/books?id=gkMDAAAAMAAJ&...


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