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Epic Narrative of Thomas Brown – a 16 year old Ranger during the French Indian War

As I am but a youth, I shall not make those Remarks on the difficulties I have met with, or the kind appearance of a good God for my Preservation, as one of riper Years might do; but shall leave that to the reader as he goes along, and shall only beg his prayers, that …

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Scavengeology skills ID important-looking bald guy in painting found at yard sale, and it’s a good one….

It was a little easier to read the text once I took a photo of it and manipulated the colors, etc., using photoshop. It appears to read, “State of the Roll, Borough of Greenwich, December 1832.” Then there’s some names, but they’re pretty difficult to read, even after running it through photoshop. So I turned to google with the things I did know: the date of 1832, the “Borough of Greenwich” and some sort of vote or roll call….