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Captured and Imprisoned: the Fate of the Schooner Dolphin

George Barber Pension Application

In 1832, George Barber applied for a pension, saying that he hadnít needed the money before that, but now that he was old and infirm, he needed it. In his application the story of his capture and imprisonment is told. Below are the first two pages of his thirty-seven-page file.

Page 1 of George Barber's pension application.

   

Page 2 of George Barber's pension application.

All of the documents that George Barber submitted with his application are in his file at the National Archives and Records Administration in the Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Application Files. This file is the basis of this lesson.

Citation: National Archives and Records Administration
Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files
Series: M804, Roll: 136, File: S8050

Surname Given Name State Service
BARBER GEORGE MD SEA

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