Assurances of Rights to Claims

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Coll. (Canadian Refugees), RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Coll. (Canadian Refugees), RG217 view image
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Date February 18, 1800
Author Name John McGowen (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Recounts evidence of support for American cause in Revolutionary war and property losses sustained entitling McGown to compensation for refugees.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Gallatin to McHenry, 02/21/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John McGown; John McGowen; refugees; Americans; Colonel Johnathan Eddy; soldiers; Chaplain; Colonel John Allan; British; militia; Indians; James Nevens; Nivens; King of Great Britain; McGowan;
Related Places Canada; Nova Scotia; Cumberland; Machias; Rhode Island; Amherst; ;
Keywords Act of Congress; claim; bounty; fort; provisions; service; ships; retreat; sloop; Revolutionary War; property; real property; personal property; losses; land; cows; horse; yoke of oxen; house; barn; farming utensils; compensation; oath; ;
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