Report of the Petition of Henry Emanuel Lutterloh

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Date May 20, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
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Summary Reasons for receiving allowances listed in great detail. Lutterloh petitions for a pension and reimbursement of his passage to America. He left the Duke of Brunswick's guards to join in the Revolutionary War, but served during that war in a staff capacity, not as an officer. Knox offers his opinion on the propriety of pension and reimbursement.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Henry Emanuel Lutterloh; Colonel; Congress; petitioner; Duke of Brunswick; Doctor Franklin; General George Washington; deputy quartermaster general; Board of War; ;
Related Places War Office; England; ;
Keywords petition; allowance; half pay; lands; payment; account; traveling and passage; claim; late war; expenses; commission of major in the Duke of Brunswick's guards; horse; appointment; Forage; rank; military character; staff appointments; commutation; contrat; precedent; passage to America; account of expenses; ;
Key Phrases attached to the cause of freedom;

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