Oath of Allegiance to King George III


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An oath of allegiance to King George III of England by members of the Second Regiment of the Lincoln Militia on 4 September 1812. These soldiers were sworn in by Justice of the Peace Thomas Dickson. The oath was signed by 12 men. The names are Thomas Clark, David Secord, John Crysler, James Macklem, John [Ross], James Lyons, [Abraham] Bowman, Gilbert McMicking, John Misener, Robert Campbell, John [Couke] and Nicholas Smith.
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Transcript (original spelling and grammar retained):

We the Commissioned Officers belonging to the Second Regiment of Lincoln Militia - Do sincerely promise and swear that we will be faithful and bear true allegiance to his Majesty King George, and heirs will defend to the utmost of our power against all traitorous conspiracies and attempts whatsoever which shall be made against his Person, Crown or Dignity; and we will do our utmost endeavours to disclose and make them known to his Majesty, His Heirs and successors, all treasons and traitorous conspiracies and attempts, which we shall know to be against Him or them. So help us God.
Thomas Clark - Lt. Col.

David Secord - Major

John Crysler - Capt

James Macklin - Capt

John [Ross] - [Captain]

[Abraham] Bowman - Lieut

Gilbert McMicking - Quartmaster

John [Misiner] - Ensign

Robert Campbell - Capt

John [Couke] - Ensign

Nicholas Smith - Lieut

I certify that the officers who have here [subscribed] the oath took it before me at Chippawa
4 Sept 1812

Thomas Dickson
JP
Place of Publication:
Chippawa
Date of Publication:
4 Sep 1812
Personal Name(s):
Clark, Thomas ; Secord, David ; Crysler, John ; Macklin, James ; Ross, John ; Bowman, Abraham ; McMicking, Gilbert ; Misiner, John ; Campbell, Robert ; Couke, John ; Smith, Nicholas
Local identifier:
405 RG
Language of Item:
English
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Oath of Allegiance to King George III


An oath of allegiance to King George III of England by members of the Second Regiment of the Lincoln Militia on 4 September 1812. These soldiers were sworn in by Justice of the Peace Thomas Dickson. The oath was signed by 12 men. The names are Thomas Clark, David Secord, John Crysler, James Macklem, John [Ross], James Lyons, [Abraham] Bowman, Gilbert McMicking, John Misener, Robert Campbell, John [Couke] and Nicholas Smith.