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Invalid Pension Application for Reuben King

State of New York
City of New York SS
            Reuben King of the Township of New Lebanon in the County of Columbia being duly sworn maketh Oath that some time during the late War to wit, in April 1775 he enlisted a private Solider in Capt. George White’s Company in the 2nd New York Regiment Commanded by Col. Goose Van Schaick that some time in August he was drafted under the Command of Col. Ethan Allen and detached to go to Montreal; That on the 25th Day of September 1775 in an Engagement at long Point a few Miles below Montreal he received a Wound in his left Arm (by a Musket Ball) which was afterwards amputated by Reason of which Wound he is rendered incapable of obtaining his Livelihood by Labour; That on the twenty first Day of July last he was twenty eight years of age and that he now actually resides in New Lebanon aforesaid.  Reuben King
            Sworn this twenty fifth Day of September 1786 before Richd. Varick, Recorder
From: New York in The Revolution Volume II, pg 32. 1898, Roberts & Mather 1901

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