Pension of Noah Sinclair

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PENSION of Noah Sinclair

New Hampshire, Noah Sinclair of Canterbury, NH, who was a drummer in the regiment commanded by Colonel Scammel of the New Hampshire line for the term of three years.
Certificate of pension issued the 6 of November 1819 and sent to Hall Burgin, Esq. 15690

I Noah Sinclair of Canterbury in the County of Rockingham, State of New Hampshire testify and say that on the fifteenth day of January 1777 I enlisted into the Company commanded by Captain James Gray in the third New Hampshire Regt in the Revolutionary War of the United States against the common enemy for three years. I served said time out faithfully and was honorably discharged as may be seen by the said discharge which accompanies this declaration. I was in the Battle of Bennington at the taking General Burgoyne and in Monmoth Battle and in the Battle at Newtown with the Indians. I am now in the sixty fifth year of my age, am in reduced circumstances in life and need assistance from my Country for support.
Noah Sinclair
Concord, Sept. 16, 1819

Containing the whole estate and income of Noah Sinclair (his necessary clothing and bedding excepted) by him subscribed on the 19th day of January 1821 and annexed to his oath viz -

One hundred and sixty acre of land valued $1000.00
One horse - 30.00
Two oxen two cows four young cattle - 85.00
4 swine 9.00 20 sheep 20.00 - 29.00
Household furniture - 50.00
One wagon 20.00 one sleigh 5 - 25.00
Noah Sinclair

State of New Hampshire, Rockingham SS, Allenstown
Dec. 13, 1820

Noah Sinclair, aged sixty five years resident of Canterbury in said County who being first duly sworn according to law, doth, on his oath declare that he served in the Revolutionary War as follows: Enlisted in the Company commanded by Captain Dearborn in the regiment commanded by Col John Stark in New Hampshire line in the month of May 1775 for eight months in the Revolutionary War against the common enemy, served said time out and enlisted again in December 1775 into the same service for one year under command of Captain Amos Morrill in the regiment aforesaid. I served said one year out then enlisted again into the same service under command of Captain McClary - in the 3rd New Hampshire Regiment for three years which term he served out and was honorably discharged at Danbury in Connecticut And I do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the 18th day of March 1818. My occupation is a farmer but am not of sufficient ability to pursue it in ay considerable degree by reason of a wound in my left arm which I received in said Revolutionary War; in family residing with me - a wife aged sixty four years; one son Winthrop by name, aged sixteen; three daughters, Polly aged 25 years, Abigail aged 23 years and Nancy aged 21 years. Their capacity to contribute to their support is as persons generally of their age.
Noah Sinclair
Sworn and declared on the thirteenth day of December 1820 before me, Hall Burgin, one of the Justices of the Court of Common pleas for said Rockingham.