Morrison's Pensions


ASA MERRETT or MERRITT
Donated by Kerry (Miles) Patrick

Service:  Mass.
Number:  Dis. No Papers

Merrett, Asa

His name appears on a list of claimants to be placed on the pension list returned by the District Court for the District of Massachusetts, submitted to the House of Representatives by the Secretary of War on April 25, 1794 and printed in the American State Papers, class 9, page 109.

Rank:  Private
Regt:  Col. Greaton's
Disablility:  Lost the sight of one of his eyes in consequence of his being inoculated for the small-pox

When and where disabled:  1777, Prospect Hill.
Monthly allowance:  $2.96
Arrears due:  $50
Remarks:  Enlisted Jan'ry 15, 1777, and discharged September 2, 1777.

Merritt, Asa

His name appears on a list of invalid pensioners returned by the Circuit Court for the district of Massachusetts, submitted to the House of Representative by the Secretary of War on Dec. 14, 1792, and printed in the American State Papers, class 9, page 59.

Rank:  Private
Regt:  Col. Greaton
Disability:  Lost wholly the sight of one of his eyes by inoculation of the small-pox, 1777.
Date of commencement:  May 19, 1792
Monthly allowance:  $2.96
Arrears due:  $50.
        

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