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Pension Application for John Creamer

Invalid
New York
No Papers
            Creamer, John
            His name appears on a list of applicants for invalid pension returned by the District Court for the District Court for the District of New York, submitted to the House of Representatives by the Secretary of War on April 25, 1794, and printed in the American State Papers, class 9, pages 92 and 165.
            Rank: Private
            Regt: Col. S. Clyde’s (1)
            Disability: Wounded in his left hip.
            When and where disabled: July 1782, Fort Clyde. (2)
            Residence: Connajorharrie [Canajoharie]
            Remarks: Physicians report “somewhat disabled”.  There are no militia rolls in this office.
            Evidence transmitted by the District Court incomplete.
            Every document and evidence wanting, except the reason why he did not apply before.
            On page 165 it appears.  Evidence incomplete: vig. 1st The deposition of three freeholders does not ascertain his mode of life, employment, labor or means of support for the two years immediately after leaving the service as required by law.  2nd The physicians in their report do not precisely state the degree of disability.

Endnotes for John Creamer by James F. Morrison

  1. Lieutenant-Colonel Samuel Clyde of the First Regiment of Tryon County Militia.  Cramer [Creamer, Krammer, etc.]  John was serving as a private in Captain Jost [Joseph] House’s Company.
  2. Fort Clyde was attacked in July of 1782 and John was wounded during its defense by the small garrison at that post

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