Depositions of Roeloff Schenck, Theodorus Van Wyck, Jun., and Peter Horton ,as to the conduct and declarations of Mr. Warne, William Warne to be safely kept

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Peter Horton being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists, deposeth and saith: That William Warne informed him that he had seen the Regulars and some of the Hessian officers; that he said the Regulars had told him they had killed, wounded, and taken, three thousand of our men; that he said he reckoned they would beat us; that he said he was a Tory; that he told him one of the Regulars said he had killed one man and taken ninety-nine more, and that one of the Light-Horse had killed two Riflemen and taken two others; that this conversation was on last Saturday evening.

PETER HORTON.

Sworn the 10th day of September, 1776, before me:

ABM˙ YATES, Jun˙, President.

The Doorkeeper was directed to take the said William Warne to Captain Weeks' or any other place where he may be safely kept till to-morrow morning.