Enclosed Affidavit of Joseph Cove

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Coll. (Canadian Refugees), RG217 view image
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Document Information
Date March 28, 1800
Author Name John Cummings (primary) Location: Newark
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Cummings submits Cove's claim for relief as a refugee. Cove was injured by frostbite and cannot make the journey to submit the papers himself.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Cummings; Joseph Cove; refugee; Canadian Regiment; Colonel Livingston; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Newark; Canada; ;
Keywords affidavit; injury; frostbite; journey; ;
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AV v. 1
Newark 18 March 1800
In Cumming
Inclosing Papers for Josh. Cone
a refugee from Canada and
recommending his case
FREE
[Circle stamp with NEWARK NJ 14 A R]
James McHenry
Secretary of War
Philadelphia
rec. 29 Mar 1800
Newark Marc 28th 1800
Sir
I inclose you the affidavit of Joseph Cone a man who has resided in the Township a number of years and I am will affirm is the identical Joseph Cone who was an officer in the Canadian Regiment commanded by Col Livingston He is and has been for some time in a needy [illegible] by reason of an injury received by frost both in his hands and legs & feet at his request I inclose you his papers & any further information wanted, that he can give he will answer to upon information being made through me me __ He would at [illegible] himself is not able to bear the journey
I am Sir
Your Obd Servt
J M Cumming