Post War Settlement
Thank you to Gayle (Starkey) Pittman of Texas for her kind donation of the discharge papers of Mordecai Starkey, her third great-grandfather. She has also donated a copy of his petition for relief of old soldiers from 1838.
By Lieut. Coll Abram BUSKIRK Esquire,
These are to Certify, That the Bearer hereof, Mordecai
He having first received all just demands of pay, cloathing, &c. from his entering into the said regiment, to the date of his discharge, as appears by his receipt underneath.
Given under my hand, and the seal of the regiment, at St. Johns
By Command of His Excellency,
To all concerned, }
I DO acknowledge to have received my full pay, arears of pay, cloath-
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, RS 24, 1838, Petition #162, Attachment.
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