Thomas's certificate was originally issued at Augusta, Georgia by the local British military authority. The certificate describes him as "a friend and Loyalist...".
Date: Recorded in orderly book at Halifax, 14 March 1783
Reference: Commissioner of Public Records Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 vol. 170 p. 338 (microfilm no. 15282)
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