Pension of Paul Cook
PENSION of Paul Cook
Paul Cook who was a private in the regiment commanded by Colonel Reid of the New Hampsh ire line for the term of 4 years. Certificate 10.018 issued April 1819.
State of Vermont
On the 16 day of
April AD 1818 before me this subscriber one of the Judges of this County court
within and for the County of Orleans aforesaid being a court of record, personally
appeared Paul Cook of Glover in the county of Orleans aforesaid aged sixty years,
makes the following declaration, that he the said Paul Cook enlisted in the town
of Epsom in the State of New Hampshire in the month of April or May AD 1779 into
Capt. Amos Morrill's company and marched in Morrill's Company as far as East town
in the State of New York when he was transferred into Capt. Clayes company in
Col George Reed's Regiment and General Poor's Brigade, from East Town he went
into the Indian Country __ was __ under General Sullivan and was in some skirmishes
where his captain Clays was killed. He was then under the command of Capt. Chase
in the same Regiment and same Brigade and returned to Danbury in Connecticut and
there __ in said Chase's Company. I faithfully served my country against the common
enemy until I was honorably discharged at Newburgh in the State of New York on
the fourth day of June AD 1783. My discharge was signed by General George Washington.
The last two years of my service, I was a drummer and was so discharged, but my
discharge and transfer which to obtain some Bounty Land but never did receive
any land, never have I since seen my discharge, and that he is in reduced circumstances
and stand in need of assistance of his country for support and that he has no
other evidence now in his possession of his said services.
District of Vermont
On this 30th day of June AD 1820, personally appeared, Paul Cook, aged sixty two years, resident in Glover in said Orleans County, who was duly sworn according to law, doth, on his oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary War as follows; in a regiment commanded by Col. George Reed, in a company commanded by Captain Chase of the New Hampshire line, as by original declaration by him subscribed and dated the sixteenth day of April AD 1818, and on which he received a pension certificate dated 0th of April 1819 and numbered 10.018.
cow, three chairs, 1 pail pot, 1 quart kettle, 1 pewter platter, 5 small earthen
plates, 4 tea cups & saucers, 1 teapot, 1 white bowl, 3 spoons, 1 teaspoon,
5 knives, 1 shoe knife, 1 shoe hammer, 1 table, 1 chest with 2 drawers, 1 hoe,
1 sickle, 1 scythe.
State of Vermont, County of Orleans SS
I Paul Cook of Glover
in the County of Orleans and State of Vermont aged seventy five years, do upon
oath declare and say that about or in the year 1776 I enlisted into the service
of the United State for the term of three years in Col. Stark's Regiment, New
Hampshire, and served out the time for which I enlisted. I then enlisted into
the same regiment for the term of during the war and served in that and Col. George
Reed's regiment of the New Hampshire line until the close of the war when I was
regularly discharged from the said Regiment commanded by said Col. George Reed
and when I was a private. I do further declare that I have never received a warrant
for the bounty land promised me on the part of the United States and that the
same is now due to me from the United States.