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Certification of Allowance for Wounded Veteran Andrew Lewis

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Charles Simms Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 9, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Refers to pursuance of Indians and wounds received. Dr. Robert Brownfield certifies that Andrew Lewis's loss of his right arm prevents him from labor or earning a living. Refers to congressional act to provide for wounded soldiers with an annual allowance.
Document Format Letter fragment
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Volunteer Militia; Indians; Robert Brownfield; Andrew Lewis; Congress;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords Amputation; Wound; Allowance;
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