Result of Andrew Hewat's claim
The official judgment of Andrew's claim for losses - 735 pounds Sterling was
claimed, and only 95 pounds awarded (for one slave and personal effects). Public Record Office AO 12/59 courtesy of Victoria Dunlop.
1st Report. Capt. Andrew Hewat late of Georgia.
Amount of Property £735 " "
Determination 15th April 1786
Loyalty. The claimant is a Loyalist & bore Arms in Support of the British Government.
Perl. Estate. 1 Negroe left in So. Carolina when
he fled to the British Troops 45 " "
Various Articles of Personal
Property left in S. Carolina 50
£ 95 " "
The Claims for Buildings erected on Property not his own.
The Claims for 2 Negroes which were Runaways.
The Claims for Stock in Copartnership with Adam Fowler Brisbane who took part
with the Americans & was in Possession of this Property.
The Claim for a Quantity of Indigo & Rice, there being no Proof of Loss.
Receives half Pay as Captain.
Resides at Shelburne.
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Alan William Hewat