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Pension Application of Charles Amlaw  1820

At a Court of Common Pleas holden at the Court House
                    in Plattsburgh, in and for the county of Clinton, and State
                    of New York on the third day of October 1820.
                        Present Elisha Arnold Caleb Nichols NathanCarver
                        and Allen R. Moore  Judges of the said Court

County of Clinton    s.s.   On this third day of October 1820 personally appeared in open court, it being a Court of Record proceeding according to the course of the common law, and having the power of fine and imprisonment, and keeping a record of their proceedings in and for the County of Clinton, Charles Amlin   aged sixty seven years resident in the town of Plattsburgh in the said County of Clinton, who being first duly sworn according to law; doth on his oath declare that he served in the revolutionary war as follows: that he enlisted in the winter or spring of 1776 at Montreal in Captain Olivers Company of infantry in Col moses Hazens Regiment called the Congress own regiment for during the war and served therein for seven years until the close of war when he was Honorably discharged in May or June 1783 at New Windsor or Princeton which place he does not now recollect he was in the battles of Brandywine Germantown Trenton Long Island and the seige of Yorktown and some others

that his original declaration to obtain a pension under the Act of Congress of the 18th of March 1818 was made the thirty first day of March 1818 that he recieved a pension certificate numbered 12625 and dated the twenty second day of July 1819 And I do solomly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March, 1818, and that I have not since that time by gift sale or in any manner disposed of my property or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled " An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the revolutionary war
' passed on the 18th day of March 1818 and that I have not nor has any person in trust for me any property or securities, contracts or debts, due to me, nor have I any income , other that what is contained in the schedule, hereto annexed and by me subscribed
Real Estate  none.   Personal estate excepting necessary bedding and cloathing

                      one Dish Kettle & frying pan____$1.50           
    Pine Chest & one flour Barrel____.75
    One Hog about a  year old_______4.--
    one tea cup & 3 Bottles & 1 old knife__.50
     Jack Knife & one bushel & a half of wheat  2.25
                                $ 9.00

                I am by   occupation a shoe maker but am so decriped as to be unable
                to labor and have no family of any kind that live with me or assist
                in my support and without my pension I should have to be supported
                by the town.
                                              Charles     X      Amlin