Letter from General Putnam with a list of the Tory prisoners committed to hard labour at Forts Montgomery and Constitution


"Fort Montgomery, May 31, 1776.

"A list of Tory Prisoners now at this garrison, who were sent here by order of Dutchess, Manor of Livingston, East Camp, Claverack, and Rhinebeck Precincts: Nathaniel Finch, George Shannon, John Johnson, Dennis Riley, Philip Teed, Benjamin Dubois, David Close, Johannes Coupar, Philip Chine, Frederick Row, Coenradt Hoffman, Martinus Coupar, Jun˙; were sent to be kept at the laborious part of the duty of this garrison during the pleasure of the aforesaid Committee.

"From Westchester County: Johnson, of Peekskill."