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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.270
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1782 
Title Articles of Treaty between General Marion in behalf of the State of So. Carolina and Major Gainey & the Inhabitants under his Command which were Included in the Treaty made under the 17th day of June 1781
Date 8 June 1782
Author Marion, Francis (1732-1795)  
Document Type Government document; Military document
Content Description Clerical copy of treaty made between loyalist Major Micajah Gainey and American General Francis Marion. Gainey promises to disarm and swear allegiance to America. The second article notes that Gainey "will deliver up all Negroes, Cattle and other property." They loyalists will also give up all who do not agree to the terms and all their prisoners. In return, Gainey's men will be pardoned from treason charges. Those who do not accede "shall have leave to go within the British Lines."
Subjects African American History  Loyalist  Revolutionary War  Continental Army  Military History  Treaty  Slavery  Treason  
People Marion, Francis (1732-1795)  Gainey, Micajah (fl. 1780-1782)  
Place written Burches Mill on Pedee, South Carolina
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; The American Revolution; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859