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TITLE
Certificate of witness of Ensign Stewart
EXTERNAL ID
Z_KIGHF_27
DATE OF IMAGE
6 July 1777
PERIOD
1770s
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
7500
KEYWORDS
certificates
oaths
Acts of Parliament
ensigns
Colonel Dundas
regiments
Certificate of witness of Ensign Stewart

This letter is to certify that Robert Stewart, a Gentleman Ensign in Colonel Dundas' Regiment of Scotch Infantry, took the oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration before Sir Joseph Yorke at the Hague in Holland on the 6th July 1777.
The Oath of Allegiance says 'I do sincerely promise and swear that I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to His Majesty King George III. So help me God.'
The Oath of Abjuration says 'I do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare in my conscience before God and the World, that our Lord, King George III, is lawful and rightful king of this realm and all other His Majesty's dominions thereunto belonging'.
These oaths were established by an Act of Parliament for any persons taking up a commission with the Scotch Brigade

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Certificate of witness of Ensign Stewart

1770s

certificates; oaths; Acts of Parliament; ensigns; Colonel Dundas; regiments

Highland Folk Museum

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This letter is to certify that Robert Stewart, a Gentleman Ensign in Colonel Dundas' Regiment of Scotch Infantry, took the oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration before Sir Joseph Yorke at the Hague in Holland on the 6th July 1777.<br /> The Oath of Allegiance says 'I do sincerely promise and swear that I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to His Majesty King George III. So help me God.'<br /> The Oath of Abjuration says 'I do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare in my conscience before God and the World, that our Lord, King George III, is lawful and rightful king of this realm and all other His Majesty's dominions thereunto belonging'.<br /> These oaths were established by an Act of Parliament for any persons taking up a commission with the Scotch Brigade