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Benjamin Abbot

Abbot, Benjamin Pay Record 1836

Received, Boston, 21 July 1836, of Master Commandant [illegible] Recruiting Naval Officer, Thirty Dollars,

the advance pay of [illegible] having shipped for [illegible] years in the United States Navy.

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$30
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Witness, John [illegible]

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Received, Boston, 21 July 1836, of Master Commandant [illegible] Recruiting Naval Officer, Thirty Dollars,

the advance pay of [illegible] having shipped for [illegible] years in the United States Navy.

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$30
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Witness. John [illegible]

NAME. Age. Height. Hair. Eyes.

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Visage. Scar and Wounds. Occupation. Where born.  Security. Residence.
Benj: Abbot 34 52 1/2 Brown [illegible] Brown long --- [illegible] N. Hampshire [ille gible]

I hereby certify, that I have examined Benj. Abbot who this day offered himself at the Naval Rendezvous, at Boston, for the UNITED STATES' NAVAL SERVICE, and that the said [illegible] is sound and healthy.

Given this 21st day of July 1836

 

John [illegible]               Surgeon
Recruiting District.

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Published: Wed Dec 09 12:14:07 EST 2015