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Pension Application of Charles Amlin 1818



State of New York Clinton County

            I Charles Amlin one of the Canadian Refugees now of the town of Plattsburgh in the County of  Clinton & State of New York do solemly & sincerely swear & declare that I was a private in the company commanded by Captain Oliver in the Regiment Commanded by Col Hazen called one of the congress regiments in the service of the United States of America in the continental establishment in the war of the revolution that I enlisted at Montreal in the same regiment for the term of one year in the spring of the year 1776 when the army under General Montgomery returned from Quebec and that at the end of the year I enlisted again for the war, at Albany and served in the whole about seven years. I was discharged at New Windsor in the State of New York in the spring of 1783. My   discharge I lost about seven years since, And that by reason of my reduced circumstances in life am in need of a (pension?) from my country for support.
Charles    X    Amlin

Caleb Nichols a Judge of the court of Common Pleas of the County of Clinton & State of New York do certify that on the  thirtieth    Thirty first day of March one thousand and eight hundred and eighteen the above named Charles Amlin  made oath before me to the foregoing declaration (unintelligible)                                Caleb Nichols

I Caleb Nichols a Judge of the court of Common Pleas of the County of Clinton & State aforesaid do certify that Charles Amlin is in reduced circumstances and greatly in need of the assistance of his country for support.
                            Caleb Nichols