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Collection Reference Number GLC06199
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1786 
Title Attesting that the deceased Jonathan Horton served in the army
Date 8 November 1786
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Attests that doctor Jonathan Horton served in as a surgeon in the military, even though his name does not appear in hospital books or on rolls. States that his widow is therefore entitled to his pension, since he died of a "putrid fever while Officiating in the public service." Noted as "duplicate." Docket is on a piece of paper separated from the document.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Continental Army  Military History  Health and Medical  Soldier's Pay  Epidemic  Women's History  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  Horton, Jonathan (d. 1780)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Women in American History; Health & Medicine; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Jonathan Horton was a surgeon in the New Jersey Militia and hospital surgeon for the Northern Department.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859