EPHRAIM DRAKE - NEW HAMPSHIRE LINE - S.16771

Invalid Pri. - Act: June 7, 1832

Volume I, Page 102

(4558) - New Hampshire - Ephriam Drake of Strafford in the State of New Hampshire; who was a Private in the company commanded by: Captain (NO NAME GIVEN), of the regmt commanded by: Col Stickner in the NH line for the 17 May, 8 days(?)

Inscribed on the roll of ?? at the rate of 57 dollars 54 cents per annum to commence on the 4th day of March 1831.

Certificate of pension issued the 23rd day of Jany 1838 and sent Oct 27 to Isaac Hite, Senate?

Arrears to 4th of Sept 1832 $86.21

Semi-annual allowance 28.77

Total $115.08

Staford Co, State of New Hampshire

I James Bartlett do hereby certify that John Pearcy whose name is subscribed to the written affidavit of a Justice of the Peace for said County of Strafford; signed: James Bartlett

Regt Probate Court;

20 day of September AD, 1832;

Affidavit of Benjamin Bean of

Strafford Co, state of New Hampshire

I, Benjamin Bean depose and say that I served by enlistment in Capt. Taylors company Col. Sticney's Regiment with Ephraim Drake in the year of 1777 two months in which two months we were in the Battle of Bennington where Even Stark commended the Brigade and I am certain said Ephraim Drake served two months under said enlistment. Signed: Benjamin Bean - Signed by John Peavey, Just of Peace, affidavit verifying Benjamin Bean's character, dated September 12, 1832.

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DECLARATION IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE

BENEFIT OF THE ACT OF CONGRESS PASSED JUNE 7, 1832

STATE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE

County of Strafford - Court of Probate held at Sandwich, in said County:

On this twelfth day of September 1832, personally appeared before the Judge of