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Monday, July 11, 2011

I'm the County Official and the Widow Tells the Truth

This county official signed an affidavit for a Revolutionary War widow in Middlesex County, New Jersey, in the early 1800s.


  1. I see two:

    Hon. P. Provst, Judge and

    Abrm P. Provst, Judge

  2. Abm (Abraham?) P. Provost, Judge

  3. I think the second last word looks like 'provost' but is that the last name or does it refer to the man as a magistrate-judge? But if the latter, then what is the man's last name? This is a good one! The first word could be either Abram or Abraham.