Parole of John Munro

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PAROLE OF JOHN MUNRO.

Whereas I, John Munro, of Cambridge District, in the County of Albany, and State of New-York, Esq˙, have for some time past resided at East-Haddom, in the State of Connecticut, being apprehended and sent thither by the General Committee for the City and County of Albany; and whereas, upon my application, his Honour Jonathan Trumbull, Esq˙, Governour of said State of Connecticut, hath permitted me to return to my family in Cambridge aforesaid, and reside there till the first day of March next; I do hereby pledge my faith, word, and honour, to said Governour Trumbull, that I will neither bear arms, nor excite or encourage others to bear arms, against this or any of the United States of America, and that I will not do or say any thing in prejudice of the interest or measures of this or any of said United States; that I will give no intelligence to the enemies of said States of any of the counsels, operations of war, or other the transactions of this or any of said States; and that I will return to any place in this State after the first of March aforesaid, which his said Honour Governour Trumbull may be pleased to direct for my confinement or residence.

In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, this 23d day of December, A˙ D˙ 1776.

JOHN MUNRO.