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Claims of Certain Canadian Refugees

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Senate, Transcibed Reports, RG46 view image
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Date December 29, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary)
Recipient Name Thomas Jefferson (primary)
Summary "I have the honor to enclose to you a Report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees, under the Act of the 7th of April 1798."
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosure; Report on the Claims of Certain Canadian Refugees, 12/29/1800.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Dexter; Thomas Jefferson, President of the Senate; Canadian refugees; ;
Related Places [not available]
Keywords claims of Canadian refugees; ;
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Letter from the Secretary of War, accompanying a Report on the Canadian refugees
War Department, 29th Dec. 1800
I have the Honor to enclose to you a
Report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees under the act of
the 4th of April, 1798, and am,
with the highest consideration,
Your very obed servt,
Sam. Dexter
The President of the Senate
of the United States.

The Secretary of War, Secretary and Comptroller of
the Treasury, in pursuance of an Act, passed on the 7th
day of April, 1798, entitled "An Act for the relief of
the refugees from the Brittish provinces of Canada, &
Nova Scotia," respectfully submit to Congress the
That upon proofs exhibited
since the date of their last report, they have reconsidered the claims of
Francis Carean, late of the City of Montreal, and find that his services
and sufferings entitle I'm to an allowance of Two thousand acres of land
in consequence of which they beg leave to recommend that the grant formerly
proposed in his favor be increased to that quantity.
They have also reconsidered the claims of Martha
Bogart, relief of Abram Bogart, and previously to her marriage with him,
relief of Daniel Tucker, formerly an officer in the service of is Britan-
-nic majesty, and beg leave to recommend an allowance to her of five
hundred Acres.
All which is respectfully submitted,
Oliver Wolcot, Sec. of the Treasury
Sam. Dexter, Sec. of War
[Illegible], Compt. of Treas y.