PENSION of Isaiah SMITH

Revolutionary War

transcribed by Dianne Thomas

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STATE OF NEW YORK

ONTARIO COUNTY,  ss:

To the Hon. The Court of Common Please of the County of Ontario, holden at the court house in Canandaigua, in and for said county on the terms of May, in the years of our Lord, one thousand eighth hundred and twenty.

I, ISAIAH  SMITH, being an actual resident of the town of Richmond in said county, having been placed on the Pension List of the United States, by virtue of the act, entitled  “An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War”, passed on the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, do hereby pursuant to the act in addition to the act above mentioned, passed May 1, 1820, exhibit to said Court the following as a Schedule containing my whole estate and income ( my personal wearing apparel and bedding excepted) that is to say: 

1 Cow                                                                                                           15.00

1 chair and one table                                                                                      4.00

some few articles of kitchen furniture                                                             2.50

1 pair fine Dogs                                                                                              1.25

1 pot & 1 kettle                                                                                               1.50

                                                                                                                 $ 24.25

 In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed name this 20th day of May, 1820

ISAIAH SMITH

The foregoing inventory was sworn to in open court, May 20, 1820.

I, ISAIAH SMITH, do solemnly swear that I was a resident citizen of the United States on the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, and that I have not since that time, by gift, sale, or in any manner disposed of my property, or any part thereof, with intent thereby so to diminish it as to bring myself within the provisions of an act of Congress, entitled, “An Act to provide for certain persons engaged in the land and naval service of the United States in the Revolutionary War,” passed on the 18th day of March, 1818, and that I have not, nor has any person in trust for me, any property or securities, contracts or depts. Due to me, nor have I any income other that what is contained in the Schedule hereto annexed, and by me subscribed.

 ISAIAH SMITH

Sworn this 20th day of May 1820 before an open Court, before me

STEPHEN BATES, a Judge of Ont. Com. Pleas

 At a Court of Common Pleas, held at the Court House in Canandaigua in and for the County of Ontario, before the Judges of said Court, on the 20th day of May of the term of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty:

Present:

NATHANIEL W. HOWELL

STEPHEN BATES

MOSES ATWATER        all Judges.

Ex Parte

In the matter of Isaiah SMITH, a Pensioner residing in the town of Richmond in said County:

The said Isaiah SMITH as a person placed on the Pension List of the United States, having exhibited a Schedule subscribed by him, containing his whole estate and income, (his necessary clothing and bedding excepted), in pursuance of an act of Congress of the United States, entitled, “ An act in addition to an act”, entitled “An act to provide for certain persons engaged in the Land and Naval Service of the United States in the Revolutionary War”, passed on the eighteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, paged May 1, 1820; and having taken, subscribed and produced to this Court, the oath or affirmation by the said act required, and the said Court having heard evidence of the nature and value of property mentioned in the said schedule, and duly considered the premises are of the opinion that the property contained in the said schedule is of the value of twenty four dollars and twenty five cents, and they hereby order their Clerk to certify the same in due form.

(NOTE:  Isaiah and a son, Isaiah Jr. are both listed on the 1820 Census for Richmond.)

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