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Supplyed with Shoes that are in the greatest want, That none
may have an Occation to Complain of being bear footed when
we Come to march.

For the Day


j* Bown




For picquet



D. 0. Pompton.


30*»> 79


■ Stephens

The Troops to hold themselves in Readiness to march to mor-
row morning at [ 4 ? ] O'clock, The horses to be provided
with Forage to night as the may be kept in place.

D. O. Suffems Sunday Oct' 31"* 79
F. O. Major Lee

The Troops are to Continue their march by the Left with all
their Baggage The Rout of Stony point The Greatest Expe-



dition to be used in Drawing the Provision as the are to move
ofiE the Ground precisely at 3 o'clock.

For the Day

Adj* Merewether

D. O. Cacayett Nov. P* 79

F. O. Col'o Gist

The Rest of the Shoes in possession of Lieu* Moten to be
Divided this Evening in proportion To the Strenght of each
Corps. Including the Artillary The Regimental paymasters will
apply Accordingly.

The Division to hold themselves in Readiness to march at a
moments warning, But not to Strick their Tent 'till beating of
the Gen'l. The Division to be Inspected on Wednesday & Thurs-
day Next Begining with the 2<i Virg'a Reg* on Wednesday
morning at 9 o'clock.

For police
For the Day

Cap* Tho^ Ewell




For picquet
For in G^^



D. 0. Cacayett Nov^ 2^^ 79

F. O.
For Police
For the Day

For Picquet

Col'o Nevell
Major Mitchel
Cap* Boswell
Adj* Robertson

G. O. Head Q" Moores house, Oct^ 20*^ 1779


Every Reg* that has more marqies Horseman's Tents, Sol-
diers Tents than the proportion directed in Gen'l Orders of the
21^^ of may Last must Immediately Deliver them over to their
Brigade Q"' M"" who are to forward them to Col'o Hay at Fish-
kill landing.

D. O. Cacayett. Nov' Z^ 79

A Gen'l Court martial of the Line will Set Next Thursday
at 10 O Clock A, M. at the Garrison of West Point For the
Trial of Cap* Kirkpatrick (2), all Evidences and persons Con-
cerned to attend The Trial at Said time & place.

B. O. Nov' 3^ 79

A Brigade Court martial Set this day at 10 o'clock, for the
Trial of Such prisoners as Shall be brought before them. Lievi*
Colo Allison will preside

D. O. Cacayett Wednesday Nov' 3^^ 79
F. O. Colo Brent

Brigade Major Croghan

The Division to march to morrow morning at 8 o'clock, By
the Left The Rout for Stoney point. The Gen'l to beat 7 and
the Tents and Baggage to be immediately packed up.

The Forage masters to be perticular Carcfull in the manner
of Issuing of Forage. To Give out agreeable to Gen'l Regula-
tion and not to Suffer Officers batemen or waggoners to take any
more than the States Allowance on any pretence whatever, as

(2) Abraham Kirkpatrick— 1st Lieutenant 8th Va., March 22d, 1776;
Regimental Adjutant, April 2d, 1777; Captain, August 10th, 1777; trans-
ferred to 4th Va. Sept. 14, 1778, and served to the close of the war.


the will be made answerable to their Conduct in this particu-

The Difficulty in procuring forage makes it Necessary tha*
the Greatest Oconemy Shotdd be Observed in that article. Th^
Col's and Other F. Officers are Requested to take notice of th^
manner of Issuing in Each Brigade, And to Report to the Com"
m'g Officer any waste that may be made.

1 Sub. 1 Serj* & 16 privates to march immediately as a
Guard to the Virg'a Clothing Com'y on from Tren Town — The
Officer to Call on Gen'l Woodford for Instructions.

The Majors of Brigades will attend daily at the Deputy
Adj*« Gen'ls Q" for orders at 12 o'clock.

A Court of Inquiry from the Division, Consisting of a field
officer 2 Cap** 2 Subs to Set to morrow to inquire into a Late
Dispute between Cap* Stocks of the 2^ Reg* and M"' Thornton
Taylor Conductor to Gen'l Woodfords Brigade.

The president will make a Report of the proceedings to the
Command 'g officer of the Division.

For police Capt Tabb

For the Day Adj* Bown


For picket 1

For in Gd 1

For Q' C* 11

D. O. Cacayett Thursday Nov' 4*'" 79

F. O. Lieu* Col'o Gwaskins (3)

Brigade Major Mitchel

A Guard of 1 Sub. 1 Serj* & 15 men to be left on the Ground
to take Care of the Forage untill the waggons Can be Sent for

(3) Lt. Col. Gaskins is evidently intended.


it. If there's any Baggage that Cannot be Carried with the
Troops it must be Brought up in the Same manner, The Com-
manding officer of the Regm*' it belong to, Leaving proper
Guard to take Care of it. The Assembly to beat at 10 o'clock
and the Troops to begin their March immediately

For police Captain Lamb

For the Day Adj* Merewether


For picket 1

For in G"^ 1

Q' Guard 1

D. A. O. Nov 4*^ 79

The Gen'l to beat half past Six the Assembly half past 7 when
the Troops are to march to their place of Encampm* which will
be Shewn to them by the Deputy Q. M. Gen'l.

D. O. Havarstraw NoV 5**^ 79
F. O. L* Colo. Dabney

B. Major Craughan
for police Cap* Tabb

For the day Adj* Gary

D. A. O. Nov^ 5*^ 79. 6 o'clock P. M.

200 men properly officered to Employed tomorrow in making
Fasheen &c. Under the Directions of Cap'' Hill agreeable to a
former order. They are to parade at 8 o 'clock.

The Same Number to be furnished daily imtill farther orders.
The D. Q. M. Gen'l will furnish Tools and point out the Ground
for the Different parties to work.

The Distruction of Chimleys or Seting fire to any Conven-
iencys that is made while The Troops lay at an Encampm* is


Positively forbid in future, And the officers Commanliing Reg*'
are Requested to see that the fires are put out before we
march that no Damage may be Done to the neighbourhood

B. O. Nov' 5'^ 79

The Court martial whereof Lieu* Colo. Allison was president
is Disolved and prisoners now in the provost to be sent for by
their respective Reg*^ where they are to be Tried.

D. O. Havarstraugh Nov' 6**^ 1779
F. O. Lieu* Colo. AlHson

B. Major Mitchel

One F. officer, 3 Captains & 6 Subs with 200 men are to Go
upon fatigue to morrow morning at 8 o'clock to Stoney point.
They will Draw provision to Compleat them for 3 Days when
a party of the Same Strenght is to Relieve them — The Com-
mand'g officer will take his Directions from Colo. Gouvian the
Engineer — A sufficient niunber of Tents to Cover the party
must be Drawn from the Division, by the D. Q. M. G. and Sent
Down in the waggon these Tents will Remain so long as a fiti-
gue party will Continue to work these Tools will be furnished
by the Engineer, A Return to be Given in this afternoon of all
the Carpenters in the Division who are wanting to work at Ston-
ey point while the Division Remains here only The Engineer
has promised that these Artificers shall have his order for addi-
tional pay & Rations.

The Muster M. will be Ready to muster the Division on mon-
day the Eight Instant beginning on the Right of Gen'l Wood-
fords Brigade at 7 Oclock in the morning and on the Right of
Gen'l Muhlenbergs at 1 o'clock in the afternoon.


The Officers will have Every thing in Readiness accordinglv.

For fatigue Colo. Russell

For Police Cap* Nobody

For the Day Adj* Robertson

D. O. Havarstraw Nov' 7''' 79

F. O. Major Clark

B. Major Croughan

The field Officers of the Division are Requested to meet at
Gen'l Woodfords Quarters to morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

For Police

Captain Brakenrige

For the Day





For Picquet








5 Total

D. A. O. Nov' 7*'' 79 6 Oclock P. M.

The Division to hold themselves in the most Perfect Readiness
to march at a moments warning. The Q. M. G. Department to
have every thing Ready —

D. O. Havartraugh monday Nov' 8"' 79

F. O. M. Webb

B. Major Mitchel

B. O. Nov S*'' 79

As a General Inspection will talce place in a few days, The
Gen'l Requests of the Comm'g officers of Regiments will use


Every Method in their power to have the Cloth'g of the men in
Repair that they may appear as neat and Direct as possible.

P. Mtihlenberg B. G.
For PoHce Cap* Winston

For the Day Adj * Lington





Fatigue 3





34. Carter^ Beverley (Robert-*) was bom in 1774, and died Feb. 10,
1844. He was a Justice of Culpeper County in 1799 and afterwards lived
in Augusta Covinty. He married Jane, daughter of Ralph Wormley, of
"Rosegill," Middlesex County.

Issue: 42. Eleanor (The "Carter Tree" says she married Goodall;

but a newspaper in 1820 gives a notice of the marriage of "Eleanor W.
daughter of Carter Beverley" and Francis Gildart of Mississippi; 43.
Rebecca married John Meade; 44. Elizabeth B. married Captain Ed-
ward B. Randolph; 44. Ann T. married Dr. Carter Randolph; 45. Rob-
ert^, died without issue; 45a. William® married Crain;46. Carter*.

35. Robert^ Beverley (Robert*), of "Blandfield," Justice of Middle-
sex 1795, and of Essex; married Jane, daughter of Col. John Tayloe, of
"Mt. Airy," Richmond County.

Issue: 47. William B.®, of "Blandfield," died unmarried; 48. Maria,

married Dr. Clarke; 49. Rebecca Tayloe, died Sept. 28, 1822; 50.

J. Bradshaw® (of whom later); 51. Jane, died Sept. 28, 1822, aged 17
years; 52. Rolserta married William Lightfoot.

38. Peter Randolph^ Beverley (Robert*). In a suit in Augusta Co.,
Va., dated 1802 he is styled "late of Bordeaux, France, but now of
York County, England." Like many Americans he had probably tried
a mercantile venture at Bordeaux, but in 1802 was with his brother
William in Yorkshire. He married, possibly at Bordeaux, Lovely St.
Martin, and returned to Virginia.

Issue: 53. Eglantine, married Robert Randolph; 54. Peter"; 56.
Amarylis; 57. Stanislaus^, died unmarried; 58. Euphroisie; 59. Con-
stantine*, born 1811, died Jan. 12, 1872, at New Orleans, where he had
lived thirty-four years.

39. McKenzie^ Beverley (Robert*) of Spotsylvania Co. married
Isabella Gray.

Issue: 60. Robert^, died unmarried; 61. Byrd', died unmarried; 62.
William®, 63. Lovely, married Brown; 64. Francis C.', Clerk of Spot-
sylvania County 1875-1881, married Gale, and had issue: Lucy^,


William^, and Berta'; 65. James ^, married Shemansky and had

issue: Louisa^ and Belle^; 66. Tucker 8.

50. J. Bradshawo Beverley (Robert^), married Jane Peter.

Issue: 67. Sarah, married Edward Turner; 68. Robert ''^ (of whom
later); 69. Rebecca, married Thomas Henderson; 69. Elizabeth, mar-
ried Brigadier General Montgomery D. Corse, C. S. A; 70. William^,
married Fanny Gray (and had issue: Bradshaw^, William^ and Robert**);
71. Mary, married Arthur Chichester.

68. Col. Robert^ Beverley (J. Bradshaw^), of "Blandfield," and of
Fauquier County. He was an officer in the Confederate army. President
of the Virginia State Agricultural Society, and was an agriculturist of
wide note and large estates. He married Jane, daughter of John Hill
Carter, of "Falkland."

Issue: 72. Eliza, married Stevens Mason; 73. Bajmton 8; 74. Virginia
married Rev. John McGill; 75. William*, married Mary, daughter of
Richard H. Carter; 77. Hill*; 78. Rebecca, married William Her-
bert of Baltimore; 79. Robert*, married Richardetta, daughter of Rich-
ard H. Carter; 80. Bradshaw*.

There are, of course, later generations of these lines, not included in
this genealogy.

(To be Continued)


(Compiled by the late John S. Carpenter, Louisville, Ky.)

Arms: Argent, a saltire azure.

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet, or, an eagle's head between wings ad-
dorsed, azure, beaked or.

Motto: Invictae Fidelitatis Praemium.

The above described arms are found on a seal to a bond bearing date
of 1685, signed by William Slaughter, High Sheriff of Essex County, Va.
They correspond with the arms of the Slaughters of Gloucester and Wor-
cester in England, as given by Burke in his "Landed Gentry."

The Slaughters were among the earlier settlers in Virginia. There
were two of the name, John and William, in Virginia prior to 1620. Wil-
liam was killed in the great Indian Massacre of March 22, 1622.


1. John Slaughter had numerous grants of land, by purchase and
for the importation of immigrants, between the years 1620 and 1635.
He had three sons. [This is only a conjecture. — Editor.]

2. I. Francis.

II. William. — He was High Sheriff of Essex County in 1685.
He married Phoebe, daughter of Colonel Toby Smith
of Rappahannock, and widow of William Hodgkins,
who died in 1673. She married as her third husband
William Peachey and died in 1710, her will having
been proved in Essex County on April 10 of that year.
William Slaughter left no issue.
III. Richard.— He had grants of land in 1652, 1655, 1679, 1689,
etc. No record of his marriage or of his having left

2. Francis Slaughter, ^ (John^) the eldest son of John, was
bom about 1630 and died 1656-7. He was Captain of Militia, Justice for
Rappahannock, a planter and merchant. He married about 1652, Eliz-
abeth Underwood, sister of Colonel William Underwood, and his
wife Margaret. Elizabeth (Underwood) Slaughter married secondly.
Colonel John Catlett, Presiding Justice for Rappahannock, who was
killed by the Indians in 1671, while defending a frontier fort. In 1672-3,
the twice widowed Elizabeth Underwood married the Rev. Amory
Butler. She died in 1673. The following is an abstract of her will:

Legatees: "son, Francis Slaughter, all the furniture of my chamber,
except a chest of drawers, which I give to my daughter, Sarah, and a
close-stool to my son, John Catlett — to son, Francis Slaughter, all goods,
money, plate, and rings, mentioned in an accoimt in the hands of Mr.
Daniel Gaines; also one negro boy, and an equal share of my stock of
pewter, brass and iron also a great chair, a small couch, a chest, and such
other things in the house as my mother gave me by her will, — to daughter
Elizabeth, the bed and furniture now in the dining room, the press and
cushion — great looking glass, drawing table and Turkey Carpet, and my
childbed linen, blankets, and fine basket, my wedding ring, my biggest
diamond ring, gilded bodkin, necklace with the biggest pearls, a small
bible, silver sucking bottle and the small Cabinet. To daughter, Sarah,
two of my biggest stone rings, the small pearl necklace, silver bodkin,
my new trunk, napkin press, a small bible, small testament, a dram cup,
my wedding ring and an oval table. — to son, John, a small diamond ring,
the map in the dining room, a rapier, a great cutlash, a pair of silver but-
tons, a pair of silver buckles, and the antimonial cup. — to son, William,
a small cutlash, a ring with the stone enameled blue, a silver seal. — to
two daughters, all my wearing apparel, clothes and linen. — to sons, John
and William, all my books, according to the inventory. — to sons, John and
William, and two daughters, all of my plate, except three spoons, and also


to them, all pewter, brass, linnen and other household stuff not otherwise
bequeathed. — to three sons, each a carbine. — to the four children of hus-
band, John Catlett, a gray mare and furniture; to cousin, Wm. Underwood
the elder, one colt. — to cousin, Himiphrey Booth, a chest and goods which
were my mothers. — to cousin, Catherine Booth, a silver candle cup which
was her grandmother's — to sister Pierce, a mourning ring. My executors
shall supply what tobacco may be needed for my children's education
in England, according to my deceased husband's will. What money
remains in the hands of Messrs. Gifford and Mttnford in London, to be
used for the purchase of furniture for my son Francis Slaughter, in lieu
of what his father-in-law owed him — Beloved husband, Amory Butler,
executor, and my cousin, Captain Thos. Hawkins, my brother, Edward
Rowzee and Mr. Daniel Gaines, overseers of my will — to brother Booth's
children, several cattle. — to beloved husband, Amory Butler, a bed,
furniture, and a mourning ring."

Captain Slaughter's will was proved in Essex County in 1657. Legacies
to his mother-in-law, Margaret Upton, (she had married as her second
husband, Lt. Col. John Upton); to brother-in-law. Col. Moore Faunt-
leroy, rapier and saddle mare; to brother-in-law, Humphrey Booth, cloth
for suit of clothes to his overseer, etc; wife Elizabeth, executrix, issue:

3. 1. Francis.

3. Francis Slaughter,^ (Francis^ John i) only son of Captain Francis
and Elizabeth Underwood Slaughter was bom in Essex Coimty about
1653. He was a planter in Richmond Coiinty, and died in 1718, his will
dated Nov. 6, 1718, having been proved on March 4, 1718-9. He directs
that his goods made over to his wife by a deed of gift before marriage
be well and truly paid, and that as, with his wife's consent he had sold
a negro called Frank, given her by that deed, which was in lieu of dower,
he directs that she be given a negro called Caesar. His will further
provides that his wife be given corn in the ground and other necessaries
for the maintenance of her family. All the rest of his estate, real and
personal he bequeathed to his daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Son-
in-law, John Taylor, sole executor. By his wife, Margaret Hudson,
whom he married about 1679, Francis Slaughter has issue:

4. L Robert. [Though most probably a son of Francis, no re-

cord evidence of the fact is given. — Ed.]
IL William. He was a beneficiary xmder the will of his father's
half-brother. Col. John Catlett, the second,
in. Martha (or Margaret). She was probably the wife of
John Taylor, son-in-law and executor named in Francis
Slaughter's will.
IV. Mary.
V. Elizabeth.


4. Robert Slaughter* (Francis 3-2johni), was born about the year
1680. He was a prosperous planter of Essex County, where he lived and
died. He had extensive grants of land in Spottsylvania County (1719
and 1723), part of which was transferred to his sons during his lifetime,
and the remainder bequeathed to them by his will. He married about the
year 1700 Frances Anne Jones, daughter of Lt. Colonel Cadwalader
Jones, and grand-daughter of Richard Jones, a wealthy merchant of
London, and the owner of a considerable landed estate in County Devon-
shire, England. The following is an abstract of Robert Slaughter's
will, dated Feb. 5, 1725, and proved in Essex County on August 16, 1726:

"To loving wife Frances Slaughter, two negro men named Jack and
Tony; to son Francis one thousand acres of land lying in the forks of
the Rappahannock River, one negro boy named Fanny, one negro girl
named Cate and their increase; to son Robert one negro woman named
Moll and her two children named Harry and Toney and their increase, one
cow and calf; to son Thomas, one tract of land lying at the Little Moun-
tains containing two hundred and fourteen acres, one tract of land lying at
the Black Walnut Rim, and one tract of land lying on the Moimts Creek
containing three hundred acres, also negro boy named Ben, negro girl
Beck and their increase; remainder of estate to loving wife Frances and
to sons Francis and Thomas. Executor Francis Slaughter.

Robert and Frances Anne Slaughter had issue:

5. I. Francis.

6. II. Robert.

7. III. Thomas of Caroline County.

5. Colonel Francis Slaughter* (Robert*, Francis'-^, John*), eld-
est son of Robert and Frances Anne (Jones) Slaughter was bom in Essex
County about 1701. After his fathers death he removed to Culpeper,
where he died in 1766, his will dated Sept. 18, 1765, with codicil dated
Sept. 22, 1765, having been proved in May 1766. He was a large land-
owner in Culpeper and Orange. He was commissioned Captain of Militia
on Feb. 2, 1730; later Colonel of Militia, Justice, Vestryman, Church
Warden, etc. He married on June 3, 1729, Ann Lightfoot by whom he
had issue:

8. I. Francis.

9. II. John.

III. Reuben— bom 1733.
10. IV. Cadwalader.

V. Frances, bom 1737. She married Captain William Ball,
Vestryman of St. Mark's Parish. He was the son of
Samuel 3 (William 2- *) Ball and of Ann Catharine (Tay-
loe) Ball, and a cousin of Mary Ball, the mother of


VI. Daughter. She married Edward Thomas. Their only
son Edward Thomas removed to Nelson Cotinty,
Kentucky, and represented that County in the Kentucky
House of Representatives in 1793. His wife was Susan-
nah Beall, daughter of Walter Beall, a member of the
first Constitutional Convention of Kentucky. Issue:
Lucinda, married Dr. Wm. Elliott of New Haven,
Ky. Amanda, married Mr. Bamett.

(To be Continued)



Cudworth's "History of Bolton and Bowling" (Bradford, 1891) con-
tains a considerable amoimt of information in regard to the early history
of the Boiling family, which was long resident in the vicinity of Brad-
ford and Bolton. The author states that the spelling "Bowling" is a
modernisation. The first mention he gives of the Boiling family is in
a poll or head tax list of the inhabitants of the township of Boiling, in
the year 1379. First in the list appears Johannes de Bollyng, Esquier,
& uxor [wife] Vjs Vlljh (6sh-8d.)

"The principal contributor, who in fact paid more than all the re-
mainder of the inhabitants of the township, was John de Boiling. He is
therefore styled 'esquire.' The Boilings were not only the first family
of any importance which took its name from the township, but it was of
considerable repute in this part of Yorkshire generally. The proofs of
this fact are numerous. From evidences collected by Mr. Empsall, and
presented to the Bradford Antiquarian Society, illustrating the entire
history of this family, we learn that towards the close of the twelth cen-
tury one Tristram Boiling was in the service of King John, and was
largely concerned in his interests, and as reward he received property
in Boiling. To this circumstance is ascribed the rise of the family.

In Kirby's Inquest (1296) William de Boiling is described as holding
three carucates of land in Boiling, and shortly afterwards he was de-
scribed as lord of the manor, which his descendants held for several
centuries, and two of them gave common of pasture and a grant of land
in Boiling to Kirtstall Abbey. Part of this land is supposed to be the
site of Burnett Field. There is also evidence of land in Boiling having
been granted to Kirkstall Abbey as early as the reign of King John.

In a copy of Parliamentary Writs we find the following entries: 'Wil-
liam de Boiling certified, pursuant to writ tested at Clepstone, 5th March,
1316, as lord of the township of Boiling, in the county of York.'



'Johannes de Boiling, one of the Commissioners of Array, in the Wa-
pentake of Morley, in the county of York. Commission tested at York
25th September, 1318.'

By the marriage of Robert Boiling to Elizabeth, daughter of Roger
Thornton, in 1349, the Boiling estate was increased by the addition of
the manors of Thornton, AUerton and Denholme. In the survey of the
manor of Bradford taken in 1342, the Boiling family appears somewhat
prominently in connection with the barter and sale of property in

Passing over a century, we come upon an interesting episode in the
past history of Boiling, namely, the attainder for high treason of one
Robert Boiling and the confiscation of his estates. In the Wars of the
Roses many of the landowners of this neighbourhood were implicated,
and none more deeply than Robert Boiling of Boiling Hall. Like many
others of Yorkshire he espoused the cause of the Lancastrians, under
the banner of Lord Clifford of Skipton Castle, and was at the battle of
Towton on Palm Sunday, March 29th, 1461. In that sanguinary encounter
36,000 men were slain, and the Lancastrians were utterly defeated.
The result was very disastrous to the Boilings. For the part taken in
it by Robert Boiling, he was convicted of high treason, attainted by
order of Parliament, and deprived of his estates, the manor of Boiling
being made over to a partisan of the King named Thomas Radclyfe.
John James, in his 'History of Bradford,' gives an interesting account of
this event, and quotes the following extract from a petition of Robert
Boiling to King Edward IV. in 1475: "Humbly beseeching your Highness,

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