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Prison Ship Torbay Prisoners
Papers of the Continental Congress M246-175 i155 v2 pg 218
National Archives & Records Administration
Transcribed by Billy Markland
 

Prison Ship Torbay, Charles Town Harbour the 18th May 1781

We have the honour of inclosing [sic] you a Copy of a letter from Colonel Balfour Commandant of Charles Town, which was handed us immediately on being put on board this Ship: The Letter speaking for itself needs no comment; Your Wisdom will best dictate the notice it merits - We just beg leave to observe that should it fall to the Lot of all, or any of us to be made victims, agreeable to the menace therein contained, we have only to regret that our blood cannot be disposed of more to the Advancement of the Glorious Cause to which we have adhered. A seperate [sic] Roll of our names attends this letter.

With the greatest respect we are Sir
Yr. most Obedient and most H'mble Servants

Stephen Moore Lieut. Col. No. Carolina Militia
John Barnwell Major So. Carolina Militia
 

Major Genl. N. Greene
 

For ourselves and one hundred & thirty other Prisoners
 
 
 
 
 

Torbay Prison Ship, Charles Town Harbour 18th May 1781
 
 

Axson William Junr. Exd.
Ashe Samuel  
Arthur George  
Anthony John  
Atmore Ralph  
Barnwell John Major
Baddily John Major
Barnwell Edward Capt.
Bonnetheau Peter Capt.
Bembridge Henry  
Black John Lieut.
Branford William  
Ball Joseph  
Barnwell Robert  
Bee Joseph  
Blemdell Nathl.  
Bricken James  
Bailey Francis  
Basqum William  
Clarke Jonathan  
Cockran Thomas  
Cooke Thomas  
Calhoone John (protection)
Cray Joseph Capt. 16th Aug. 80
Conyers Norwood  
Cox James  
Cominins Richard  
Cohen Jacob  
Dorsius? John  
Dewar Robert  
Dessanscare? William  
Dunlap Joseph  
Edmunds Reverd.  
Eveliegh Thomas  
Edwards John Junr.  
Edwards John Warren  
Elliott Thomas Senr.  
Elliott Joseph Junr.  
Evans John  
Eberly John  
Egan John (protection)
Elliott William  
Guerard Benjamin  
Gibbons John  
Grayson Thomas  
Guerard Peter  
Graves William  
Geir Christian  
Gadsden Phillip  
Graves John  
Glover Joseph  
Grott Francis  
George Mitchel  
Harvey William Lieut.
Henry Jacobs [sic]  
Hamilton David  
Holmes John B.  
Holmes William  
Hughes Thomas  
Howard James  
Harris Thomas  
Hornby William  
Jones George  
Jacobs Daniel  
Kent Charles  
Kennon Henry  
Kain  John  
Lockhart Samuel Capt. 16th Aug. 80
Libby Nathaniel  
Liston Thomas  
Lee Stephens [sic] Lieut.
Legare Thomas  
Lesserne John  
Leybert Henry  
Meyers Phillip  
Michl. John  
Minott John Senr.  
Moncrief John  
Magdalen Charles  
Minott John Junr.  
Miller Samuel  
Moore Stephen Colo. 16th Aug. 80
Murphy Williams [sic]  
Monks  George  
Morgan  Jonathan  
Moss George Doctr.
Marriett Abraham  
Miller Solomon Lieut.
Neufville John Junr.  
Neufvelle William  
Owen John  
Priolian Samuel  
Priolian Phillips [sic]  
Pinkney Charles Junr.  
Poyas James  
Palmer Job  
Robinson Joseph  
Revin Thomas  
Rhodes Daniel  
Righton Joseph  
Scott John Senr.  
Snelling William  
Stephenson John Junr.  
Stephens Daniel  
Snyder Paul  
Smith Samuel  
Seavers Abraham  
Singleton Rippely  
Scotton Samuel  
Sayle William (protd. 61 yrs. of age does not to be exchanged) [sic]
Shrewsbury Stephen  
Tousiger James  
Tandus John  
Taylor Paul  
White Leml.? Lieut.
Wigg William  
William James  
Warham Charles Adjt.
Waring Thomas Senr.  
Waring Richard  
White Isaac  
Welch George  
Wheeler Benjamin  
Waties John Junr.  
Wilcocks William  
Warham David  
Wilkie William  
You/Yon? Thomas  
Yeadon Richards [sic]