Revolutionary War Pensions: Barham Hartwell's Personal Inventory

Revolutionary War Pensions: Barham Hartwell's Personal Inventory

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Poverty needed to be proven to qualify for a pension. Read what this man had in his inventory.

Revolutionary War Soldier Pleads Poverty

  • Stokes County, NC

When Barham Hartwell of Stokes County, NC, applied for a pension based on his service from 1776-79, he gave an inventory of his possessions to indicate that he was indeed in need of the financial assistance. You can draw a pretty accurate picture of what his life was like based on what he owned. See his inventory by clicking on the image to the right.


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dbreckenridge -Contributions private
Created:
5/14/2007
Modified:
5/14/2007
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