I Do Promise to Bear Faith and True Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Third

Micmac tribe. September 24, 1778.

Image of I Do Promise to Bear Faith and True Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Third

Most of the Micmac tribe fought on the side of the Revolutionaries; therefore, this oath of loyalty was signed by members of the tribe after they were captured by the British and paroled. This was normal as the British released prisoners with their pledge

Image of I Do Promise to Bear Faith and True Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Third

Most of the Micmac tribe fought on the side of the Revolutionaries; therefore, this oath of loyalty was signed by members of the tribe after they were captured by the British and paroled. This was normal as the British released prisoners with their pledge

Image of I Do Promise to Bear Faith and True Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Third

Most of the Micmac tribe fought on the side of the Revolutionaries; therefore, this oath of loyalty was signed by members of the tribe after they were captured by the British and paroled. This was normal as the British released prisoners with their pledge

Metadata Details
Item Type Manuscript
Title I Do Promise to Bear Faith and True Allegiance to His Majesty King George the Third
Short Title [Micmac oath], 1778
Place of Publication Mengou├Ęche near Fort Howe (now Saint John, N.B.)
Creator Micmac tribe
Publication Date September 24, 1778
Call Number VAULT box Ayer MS 3134
Location Special Collections 4th floor