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Robb, Robert (fl. 1777) [Oath by a loyalist parolee during the American Revolution]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.615 Author/Creator: Robb, Robert (fl. 1777) Place Written: Pennsylvania Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 28 January 1777 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Witnessed by George Cochran and William Lyon, a member of the Pennsylvania committee of safety. The oath of a loyalist named Robert Robb pledges non-aggression and loyalty to the cause of the United States. The second page is a bond holding the property of Robert Robb, David Robb, and James Smith, for Robb's parole, signed by Lyon by order of the Committee of Safety.

People: Robb, Robert, fl. 1777.
Lyon, William, 1729-1809.
Cochran, George, fl. 1777.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Loyalist, Oath, Parole, Revolutionary War, Military History, Law

Sub Era: The War for Independence