Petition of James Keeling, 1774 May 17.
Contains a petition of James Keeling, a soldier in Capt. Buckner's Company of the Virginia Regiment in 1761, to the Speaker & House of Burgesses asking for a pension for a disability he suffered while in service. According to the petition, Keeling broke his arm & dislocated his shoulder while erecting a fort on Long Island in the Holston River. Includes a deposition of James Keeling & Arthur Dent before James Wood, Frederick County. Also includes a deposition of Philip Burwell and a certificate of Adam Stephen. Lastly, there is a transcription of the certificate.