Revolutionary War

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State of New York                 On the second day of May    One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighteen     (May 2, 1818)
Before me William Rogers one of the Judges of the Court of Common pleas in and for the County & State afore said Personally appears Sylvester Worden, aged fifty nine years a resident in the town of Farmington and State of New York who being by first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the provision made by the late 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 that the said Sylvester Worden enlisted in the town of Stonington in the state of Connecticut on the first of January 1776 in the company commanded by Captain Chapman.  Colonel Parsons Commanded the regiment and afterwards Colonel Parsons was appointed Brigadier General that he continued to serve in that corps or in the service of the United States until the first of January 1777 when he was discharged from service at Peekskill **ight in the state of New York -  and that he was in battles at Long Island and York Island and that he is reduced circumstances and absolutely stands in need of the ***** of his country for support and that he has no other *********  ***
Signed Silvester Worden

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