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Adam R. Alexander

Pvt, Capt. Wm. Dooley's Co.,
2nd Reg't, West Tennessee Militia

(War of 1812)


Adam R. Alexander
Pvt { Captain William Dooley's Company
          of West Tennessee Militia Inf.

(War of 1812)

Appears on
COMPANY MUSTER ROLL
for Oct 4, 1813, when mustered into
service to Jan. 4, 1814, when discharged.

Roll dated Nashville, June 7, 1814.

Date of appointment or enlistment: Oct 4, 1813
To what time engaged or enlisted: Jan 4, 1814
Present or absent: present

Note: Non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates travelled 212 miles in marching to place of muster-in, and in returning from Fort Strother to residence, Columbia, Maury County

Remarks and alterations since last muster: served as 2 Master from 8 Oct to the 19 Oct served as a private to the 4 Jany


Adam R. Alexander
Pvt { Captain William Dooley's Company,
          Col. Thomas McCrory's Regiment of Militia.

(War of 1812)

Appears on
COMPANY PAY ROLL
for Oct 4 1813 to Jan 4, 1814
Roll dated Jan 4, 1814.

Commencement of service or of this settlement: Oct 4, 1813
Expiration of service or of this settlement: Jan 4, 1814
Term of service charged, 3 months,     days.
Pay per month, 1 dollars,     cents.
Allowance for 14 days' rations at 13 cents per day, 1 dollar, 82 cents.
Amount of pay, 29 dollars, 43 cents.

Remarks: served as 2n Master 12 days added 14 days travelling allowance before muster and after discharged.


Adam R. Alexander
2r M2 { Col. Thomas McCrory's 2 Reg't Tennessee Militia.

(War of 1812)

Appears on
FIELD AND STAFF MUSTER ROLL
for Oct 4 1813 when mustered into
service to Jan 4, 1814 , when discharged.
Roll dated Fort Strother Jan 4, 1814.

Date of appointment: Oct 4, 1813
Expiration of service: Oct 19, 1813
Present or absent:

Note: Distance travelled in going from Franklin, Williamson County, where mustered in, is 62 miles, and from Fort Strother, where mustered out, to Franklin is 174 miles; total mileage, 236 miles.

Remarks: Resigned 1st Lt. James Y. Green appt.


Adam R. Alexander
1Lt 2M2{ Col. Thomas McCrory's 2 Reg't Tennessee Militia.

(War of 1812)

Appears on
FIELD AND STAFF PAY ROLL
for Oct 4 1813 to Jan 4, 1814
Roll dated -- not dated --

Date of appointment: Oct 4, 1813
Expiration of service: Nov. 19, 1813
What time charged,     months, 16 days.
Pay per month, 40 dollars.
Amount of pay, 20 dollars, 64 cents.


State of Tennessee
Maury County

I do hereby certify that Adam R. Alexander has served a tour of duty as a Private in my company under the command of Maj. Gen. Jackson, against the Creek nation from the 26th day of September last, until the present date. Given under my hand this 14th day of January 1814.

Wm. Dooley, Capt. 2d reg. W.T. V.
Militia com. by Col. T. M'Crory.



[handwritten]

State of Tennessee
Maury County

Know all men by these presents that I Adam R. Alexander for diverse good causes and considerations have and by these presents do constitute nominate and appoint my friend George M. Egnew my true and lawful attorney for me and for my use to ask for and demand of the paymaster for West Tennessee all moneys due me for my services under the Command of Genl. Andrew Jackson on a Campaign against the Creek Indians to receive all such sums of money and give receipts grant releases and to do an perform all legal acts touching said matter by these presents ratifying and confirming whatever my said attorney shall in my name lawfully do in as full and ample a manner as if I myself personally done the same In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of March 1815 --

Adam R. Alexander

[witnesses]
P.P. Maxwell
Jacob McKee



[reverse]

A. R. Alexander
To letter of Atto. George M. Egnew



Know all men by these presents that I, Adam R. Alexander of Maury County and State of Tennessee to irrevocably nominate Geo. Shall my attorney for me and in my name, and for his own proper use to ask, demand, sue for, recover and recieve [sic] of Robert Searey or any other District Paymaster for the state of Tennessee, all such sum or sums of money, debts or demands whatsoever, which are now due and owing unto me the said Adam R. Alexander by and from the United States for my services in Captain as quarter Master in the Regt of companyTennessee Militia, Col McCrory, commanding, the term of           months, as per my Certificate of service herewith; -- And to have, to use, and take all lawful means in my name, or otherwise for the recovery thereof, and to give acquaintances or other sufficient discharges for the same, and to all acts relative to said discharge, that I would do provided I was personally present -- in witness whereof I have assigned my name and affixed my seal this fifth day of April, 1816.

Adam R. Alexander

[witnesses]
Dannie Cashman [?]
Rob Mack

STATE OF TENNESSEE           COUNTY
THIS day          personally appeared before me, one of the justices of the peace of said county, who acknowledged the execution of the above written power, and who on his solemn oath, according to the law, did depose and say that he had not heretofore sold, or in any way disposed of the claim as recited in the above power, nor would he hereafter attempt to sell same. Given under my hand and seal this            day of          181



[reverse]

Power of Attorney
A. R. Alexander
Cole McLeroy [?]


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