28 JUL 1777 Bedford County Justices Proscribe How Oath of Affirmation was Taken
Microfilm Image of BEDFORD COUNTY ORDER BOOK 6, page 130
The Justices ordered: "Agreeable to an Act of the General Assembly of this State, this Court doth appoint the following Gentlemen to administer the Oath of Alligence to the Inhabitants of this County (viz.) John Ward Gent. in the bounds of his Company, ....William Callaway Gent. in his own Company, ....Charles Gwatkins Gent in Capt. Gwatkins' Company,....Isham Talbot Gent. in Capt. Henry Buford's Company....etc."