Letter from Stephen Moore and John Barnwell to General N. Greene

From 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 Hmble 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
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]
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