The final correspondence in Asa Spelmore's pension file represents the final attempt to gain a soldier's pension for service in the Revolutionary War. It appears that a pension was never granted, and the case, having been brought to court twice, was left un...
Following the testimony of Asa Spelman and the affidavits sworn by fellow patriots John Carter and Isaac Perkins, the Clerk of Court, J G Stanley, certified the statements as being true copies from the original record.
Continued from Cross-Referencing Pension Files: The Revolutionary War Pension File of Asa Spelmore , 31 March 2014 [The following two images are a continuation of the previous sworn testimony.]
A good practice when studying pension files is to locate the records of those who made sworn statements in support of a fellow soldier's application. Asa Spelman (Spelmore) had testified on behalf of John Carter on 13 Dec 1820. Below you will find the first...
--as extracted from Camin's "Declarations of Service" List (Box 7-14), State Archives of North Carolina One of the most helpful tools when doing preliminary searches for primary documentation at an archives are the finding aids found on each repository's ...
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