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Pay Bill of Captain Sam. Wise's Company, in the Regiments of Rangers

Commanded by Col. William Thomson, from 1st of Sept till 1st day October 1775.
Source: "The SC Historical and Genealogical Magazine", Issue of July 1901, Vol II, No. 3.
Papers of the First Council of Safety of the Revolutionary Party in South Carolina, June-November, 1775.

Contributed by Joanne Harley

Names of Officers and Privates:

Samuel Wise Captain, till the 20th, (then resigned)...20 days at 70/ p.day     70
John Donaldson, 1st Lieutenant                        30 days at 45 p day      67.10
Joseph Pledger, 2nd Lieutenant........................30 ditto @ 45 p day      67.10
Tristum Thomas 1 Sergeant.............................30 ditto @ 25 per mo.    25...
Benjamin Hicks  2 Sergeant............................30 "     @ 25 per mo.....25

Privates:
Burgess Williams......................................30  "    @  20...........20
Thomas Dean...........................................30  "....@  20.........  20
Thomas Cochran........................................30  "....@  20...........20
Isham Gardner.........................................30  "....@  20...........20
Edmond Hodge..........................................30  "....@  20 ..........20
John Hodge............................................30 ".....@  20 ..........20
Alexander Jernigan....................................30 ".... @  20...........20
Bentley Fearson.......................................30 ".....@  20...........20
John Heard           ......................All of the above pay was the same
for the rest of the privates.
Benjamin Fathern
John Booth
Daniel Welch
Dixon Pearce
Peter Hubbard
Isham Hodge
John Stubbs
Thomas Conner
Lewis Conner
Silvanus Cooper
John Wilson (exchanged for W. Morris
Samuel Desurrencey
Daniel McDaniel
Moses Mace
Isaac Lockhart
John JOnes
Henry Wyly
William Covington
Jesse Smith
Thomas Pearce
Daniel Young
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John Donaldson Maketh Oath, That the above is a just & true Pay Bill of the
first Company of Rangers to the first day of October 1775, Endorsed :
Captain Samuel Wise, ( All this on page 167-168.

PAGE 173:
NameDate of Comm.AgeWhere bornSize of menPay to this day
Colonel William Thomson18th June 1775
Major James Mayson18th June 1775
Adjutant, John Easom1 Aug, 1775
Serj. Major, Alexander Smith1 Aug, 1775
Capt. Samuel Wise18th June, 177537England5 X 8332.10
Lt. John Donaldson18th June, 177530ditto5 x 10 213.15
Lt. Joseph Pledger1 July 177525Virginia5 x 6 184.10
Sgt. Tristram ThomasDitto28Maryland5 x 6 66.13.4
Sgt. Benjamin HicksDitto18S.C.5 x 10 66.13.4
Privates:
Burgess WilliamsDitto28Virginia6 x x 53.6.8
Thomas DeanDitto34Ditto5 x 1053.6.8
Thomas CockranDitto28New England5 x 1053.6.8
Isham GardnerDitto22S.C5 x 10 53.6.8
Edmund HodgeDitto28N.C.5 x 8 53.6.8
John HodgeDitto28N.C.6 x x 53.6.8
Alexander JerniganDitto24NC5 x 10 53.6.8.
Bentley FearsonDitto25Maryland6 x 2 53.6.8
John HeardDitto30Pennsylvania 5 x 8 53.6.8

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