Genea-blogger John Newmark (who writes the excellent TransylvanianDutch blog) started a Monday blog theme many months ago called Amanuensis Monday. What does "amanuensis" mean? John offers this definition:
"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."
The subject today is the affidavit dictated by Elisha Ward used to prove the Revolutionary War service of Thomas Dill (ca 1755-after 1830) of Eastham, Massachusetts.
The affidavit is shown below:
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