Certificates for Land for Canadian Refugees

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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 October 13, 1800
Author Name Jacob VanderHeyden (primary) Location: Albany
Recipient Name Henry Glen (primary) Location: City of Washington
Summary Submitted two certificates for land granted to refugees by Congress as compensation for abandoning their property in Canada. In order to obtain land in the Refugee Tract, applicants had to have left Canada for the duration of the war and supported the American war effort.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Glen; Jacob Vander Heyden; refugees; Canadians; General Montgomery; ;
Related Places City of Washington; Albany; New York; Canada; Montreal; ;
Keywords refugee tract; certificates; Act for Relief of the Canadian Refugees; land; compensation; losses; price; Laws and Patents; sixpence per acre; Journals of Congress; paper money; credit; ;
Key Phrases having abandoned their situations in that Country;
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