A Psychic Autobiography

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byAmanda Theodocia Jones

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX I. (See page 12.) By late advices from the War Department and from the New Jersey Adjutant-General, we learn that three men of that State, named John Mott, served in the War of the Revolution. The account given from both sources, of one of these three tallies with our family traditions so far as they extend. This one "was appointed first lieutenant in Captain Thomas Paterson's Company of Colonel Elias Dayton's battalion of forces raised in New Jersey, February 8th, 1776, and re-engaged and promoted November 30, 1776. The records also show that one John Mott (the same) served as a Captain in the Third New Jersey Regiment, commanded by Colonel Elias Dayton, Revolutionary War. This name appears on the rolls of that organization, for the period from February 14, 1777, to February, 1779; which shows that he was commissioned November 30, 1776." My mother stated from remembrance of his conversation, that although persistently calling himself a Quaker, he had felt that when necessity should arise he must be ready to join in the defense of the State. This may account for the earlier lieutenancy; but if we have him rightly located, his term of army service, whether as Captain, private or secret and trusted agent, was exactly five years and eight months from the date of re-organization for active warfare. He was therefore one of the Continental Army, until the news arrived of the signing, at Paris, of the Treaty of Peace, when forces were mustered out. My honored Cousin Wesley Mott, only son of my Mother's brother, Mayhew Daggett Mott, writes to me of him: "My own father has often told me about his terrible encounter with the six Hessian soldiers, and his going to Washington's camp and accepting an appointment under him as lieutenant and afterward being engaged in...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX I. (See page 12.) By late advices from the War Department and from the New Jersey Adjutant-General, we learn that three men ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217672078

ISBN - 13:9780217672078

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