Pedigree Of Our Family
This is the way in which we are connected to Capt. Henry Woodward:
1. Henry Woodward
1a. Jesse Woodward (1764-1820)
1b. James Woodward (1790-1872)
1c. William Woodward (1835-?)
1d. Jesse Woodward (1865-?)
1e. William (Fain, Fayne) Woodward (1885-?)
1f. Merle(Merrell,Muriel,Murriel) Woodward (1915-????)
1g. Harold Woodward (1946-1997)
here I am sorry You resent the Advancem 't of L 't Woodward Surely You w 'd not hinder me from prefer g
People on their Merit and good Courageous Conduct tho not in Course of Rank They were strongly recomended to me on their Be'
hav' r and many others appointed on their engaging to raise Compa's I have a due regard for You and do not doubt if You had
been in the Act n' You w 'd have behav 'd very well and I shall on Opp' ty as soon as possible of prefer g You I therefore
desire You will rem' n easy a short Time longer and Consider You might have been twenty Years at Home before You had been
a Lieut However I shall have You particularly in my Tho' ts and I am S'r
Y'r h'ble serv't
Upon Y' r recommendat' n I took Mr Woodward by the Hand and have promoted him (tho a Young Man)
Capt of a Co in the Pay of y's Colony He wanted Mo[ney] to equip him for the Service I let him have 30 St' r for w'
ch You have his Bill on his Mother and a L 'r enclosed for her W' n You rec' the Mo[ney] please pay it to Mr J Buchanan
in Mark Lane. Y' r L' r [your letter] to Co.[Colonel] Fairfax shall be duly d 'd[delivered] to him as soon as he comes to
Town. I hope warr .t on the 2s(?) H' h 'd will be recall' d, for I easily think there will not be in y' t Fund in Apr next
to pay the necessary contingent Cha's of the Gov 't. I have sent Home Duplicates of my Disbursements the Mo and Cr by
Sir T Robinson.