Mrs. James R. Seamans III [Elizabeth], 2335 Lorain Road, San Marino, CA 91108-2816 wrote on 2 Nov. 1992: Joshua Pallett came to TN right after the Rev. War in which he was "scout and dispatch carrier for Gen. Washington for seven years". He was from N. Carolina; his mother a sister of Alexander Hamilton; he founded Pallett's Cove near McMinnville and lived there the erst of his life. His daughter Jassah married James Harbin and lived at Pallett's Cove. Jassah and James oldest children James Madison "Matt" Harbin, Mary and Caroline were born at Pallett's Cove and moved with their parents to St. Joseph, MO and later on emigrated to California in 1846. Pallett's wife was Mary Stuart, daughter of Polly Campbell and Wm. Stuart of Boonsborough, KY.