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Half-Pay Due Widows and Orphans

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 1st Cong, House, Sec War Reports, RG233 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Senate, Transcibed Reports, RG46 (no image)
Document Information
Date February 14, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary The Secretary for the Department of War to whom was referred the petition of Anne Roberts and of the orphan children of the late Major Andrew Leitch and of the late Captain William White reports that the half pay due widows and orphans had not been paid by United States due to lack of proper application. He advises that applications for half-pay should be made to states of residence.
Document Format Document Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; widow; Anne Roberts; orphan children; Major Andrew Leitch; Captain William White; Colonel Owen Roberts; Regiment of Artillery; First Virginia Continental Regiment; Massachusetts Line; widows; orphans; Register of the Treasury; Comptroller; ;
Related Places War Office; Virginia; Massachusetts; South Carolina; ;
Keywords petitions; mortally wounded; in service; killed; half pay; resolve of Congress; returns; accounts of the states; nonpayment; want of proper application; unliquidated demands; certificate; ;
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