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MVB, List of potential witnesses for Hull trial, [c5 January 1814]

Colonel Miller

Will testify to the transaction of the campaign generally.

Captn Brown

Was a member of several councils, he also particularly observed the personal conduct of the General on the morning of the 16th. Augt.

Capt Burton

Will testify to the fact of the troops being crowded into the fort before the capitulation was agreed upon

Capt Fuller— Ditto & that the British were in column on the road at the time Genl H surrendered

Captn Eastman

Was Adjutant of the 4th & can testify to its strength, he will also state the personal conduct of the Genl on the morning of the 16th. Augt

Capt Baker 1st Infantry

Was stationed at Detroit nine years & is perfectly acquainted with the state of its works, he also will swear to the behaviour of the Genl on the 16th.

Captn Hawkins 4th reg

Will testify to the crowded state of the garrison.

Lieut Peters 4th inf ditto & the Genl personal behaviour.

Lieut Peckham 4th do. ditto — ditto

CLt Gooding 4th regt was a prisoner at Malden from July 2d to the capitulation & can give a correct statement of the British force & the situation of the works

Capt Edwards 19th Inf

Was acting Hospital surgeon & can swear to the neglect of the Genl in that department

Capt. Puthuff

Was adjutant of McArthurs regiment & can state its force.

Major Jessup can give a better account of the operation of the campaign than any other officer, he was Brigade Major.

Capt. Dallibe

Commanded a battery & was employed in the labratory.

Capt Larrabee & Capt Eastman of the 4th & Dall[. . .] were at Detroit some time after the surrender & can testify that the northern Indians did not come down for some time after the surrender

Alexander James Dallas may have supplied this list to MVB.

MVB, List of potential witnesses for Hull trial, c5 January 1814MVB, List of potential witnesses for Hull trial, c5 January 1814
Source: DLC Library of Congress
Collection: MVB Papers (DLC)
Series: Series 2 (1 January 1812-16 February 1815)