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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 11, 1800 Request for Military Bounty Land Denied James McHenry William McPherson Request for Lieutenants share of Continental Military Bounty Land denied because McPherson quit the service prior to the end of the war.
April 22, 1799 Land grants Isaac Wayne Samuel Hodgdon Transmits information on grants of land
October 13, 1800 Cover Jacob VanderHeyden [not available] Requests information on the value of land.
July 15, 1793 Indian Land Treaty of 1783 Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] Ownership of land near Great Lakes is erroneous. United States gained the right to claim land through the grant of the King of England, but the Indian Nations decided to revoke that right to claim.
July 18, 1789 Certification for entitled land John Nicholson Unknown Recipient Certifies that the late soldier John Coffee of the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment is entitled to 100 acres of land. Coffee was discharged from service at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. Coffee places his signature on the document.
August 1, 1789 Certification for entitled land John Nicholson Unknown Recipient Certifies that Barney Colgan was in the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment and is entitled to land. Colgan was discharged from service at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. Colgan places his signature on the document.
March 21, 1795 Acceptance of Peace Offering, Land Grant to the Delaware Nation Anthony Wayne Chiefs of the Delawares Acceptance of peace offering of prisoners and grant of permission for the Delaware Nation to plant the land they previously occupied in the vicinity of Grand Glaize.
October 1, 1797 Money for Mr. Grant Jonathan Smith William Simmons It is the desire of the Committee that Mr. Grant be furnished the amount of money neccessary to defray his expenses home. The money should be furnished as soon as possible, Grant having been removed from the power of the sheriff and waits only for the money to travel home.
January 5, 1797 Request for Information on Donation of Land Robert Lyon William Simmons Lyon needs to know if he is entitled to a donation of land from the Honorable Congress as his role as Supernumery Lieut. of the 6th Regiment. Lyon refered Simmons to his muster rolls for a record of his merit. He cited his stay as a prisoner of the savages and British in Canada as proof.
October 12, 1795 Pay of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that forty dollars is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell being his pay for September 1795.
October 4, 1797 Payment to Major James Grant, Tennessee Thomas Lewis James McHenry Captain Lewis, 3d U.S. Regiment and messenger to the committee, states that the committee of congress late in session at Germantown, having given Major James Grant a discharge and certificate, deem it proper that he be paid upon return to Tennessee.
June 1, 1798 Land Allocation Chiefs of the Oneidas Joseph Hopkinson Four Indian Chiefs of the Oneida nation state that the twelve hundred and eighty acres should not be given to Lewis and John Denny. It was specified the land be divided into five equal lots to be granted to Sarah Docksteder, Jacob Docksteder, Cornelius Docksteder, Jan Joost, and Nicholas.
June 5, 1795 Pay of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell's Recruits William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $659.98 is due the recruits commanded by Captain Donald Grant Mitchell, being for their pay from dates of enlistment to May 31,1795 inclusive.
September 17, 1795 Difference of Rations for Captain Donald Grant Mitchell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $3.72 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell being the difference of four cents per ration of what was allowed him on a former account.
February 21, 1799 Announces Possession of Trunks Belonging to Deceased Donald Grant Mitchell Samuel Hodgdon Stephen Mix Mitchell Reports the possession of two trunks belonging to Mitchell's deceased son. Refers to the rules and regulations of war regarding the payment of debts and the disposal of property for deceased officers. No debts appear against Donald Grant Mitchell [who died of yellow fever]. Requests directions.
September 16, 1795 Account of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $191.05 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell, being the balance of his account for recruiting, payments to his men through May, and for his pay and subsistence through August 1795.
June 2, 1797 Subsistence of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $27.45 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, being his subsistence for April and May 1797.
July 6, 1797 Pay of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell & His Men William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $292 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell, Lieutenant Henry Muhlenberg, and the men under Captain Mitchell's command at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for June 1797.
November 22, 1794 Funds for Capt. Donald Grant's Recruiting Joseph Howell Donald G. Mitchell Three hundred dollars has been remitted to John Chester, Supervisor at Wethersfield, to be transmitted to Capt. Grant for the use of the recruiting service.
December 6, 1790 An ACT for granting LANDS to the Inhabitants and settlers at VINCENNES and the ILLINOIS Country, in the Territory north-west of the Ohio, and for confirming them in their Possessions Congress of the United States [not available] Land grant of 4,000 acres to each head of family in the above mentioned counties who were removed from their previous residence.
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
April 22, 1796 Account of Captain Donald Grant Mitchell, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $41.62 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers being for bounty paid and for premiums for enlisting three men.
August 2, 1787 Discussion of sundry accounts and land granted by Congress to officers Joseph Howell John Pierce Received letters. Mentions account of Captain James Quarles and Captain David Gould. Doctor Bond at Boston; wants to know if business completed in Virginia. Will write to Mr. Williams regarding Bills of Exchange. Mentions accounts with Mr. Dunscomb. Mentions Colonel Henley and land granted by Congress to Massachusetts Company, part of which is allotted for the Army. Since Swan's departure, busily...
December 29, 1800 Allowances of Land Recommended for Refugees Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Senate of the United States Wolcott, Dexter, and Steele respond favorably to the claims of refugees Francis Carean, Martha Bogart, Abraham Bogart, and Daniel Tucker with recommendations for allowances of parcels of land.
March 7, 1792 Final Decision on the Grant Point Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Governor St. Clair advises Henry Knox that he awaits word from him regarding a decision on a concern already discussed. St. Clair needs a decision so he can act on related matters that are causing him considerable anxiety.