Nicholas Richter Pension
WE THE SUSCRIBERS Abraham Ten Broeck and Peter Gansevoort Junr DO Certify that upon an Examination, in pursuance of the Law, entitled, "AN ACT making Provision for Officers, Soldiers, and Seamen, who have been disabled in the Service of the United States." Passed the 22d of April, 1786, WE DO find that Nicholas Richter residing in the State of New-York - Aged Fifty Two Years, late a Captain Regiment of Militia Commanded by Jacob Klock and Claiming Relief under the Act of Congress, recited in the said Law, as an invalid in Fact; and that he became disabled in the Service of the United States, in Consequence of a wound through the arm in the year 1779 And Do further Certify, that upon the Principles of the said Act of Congress, the said Nicholas Richter is entitled to the Pay of Twenty Dollars per Month. GIVEN under our Hands, in the City of Albany, on the fifteenth Day September in the Year of our LORD One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Six.
Peter Gansevoort Junr
SOURCE:REVOLUTIONARY WAR MANUSCRIPTS, PENSION APPLICATIONS, MANUSCRIPTS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, NEW YORK STATE LIBRARY, ALBANY.