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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 10, 1788 Certificate in Favor of Joseph Cone, Canadian Refugee John Livingston James McHenry Certified service of Lieutenant Cone, now as refugee entitled to compensation.
October 13, 1800 Certificates for Land for Canadian Refugees Jacob VanderHeyden Henry Glen 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.
July 21, 1788 Certificate of Supply to West Point Timothy Ketchum [not available] Troops and refugees at West Point were supplied, noted that no provisions were issued to Joseph Cone.
March 28, 1800 Enclosed Affidavit of Joseph Cove John Cummings James McHenry Cummings submits Cove's claim for relief as a refugee. Cove was injured by frostbite and cannot make the journey to submit the papers himself.
May 25, 1796 Certificate that Joseph Cone is a Soldier and Refugee John W. Livingston [not available] Certifies J. Cone's service in military, refugee status, and that he's entitled to rations and pay.
December 14, 1799 Certificate in Favor of John McGowen, Nova Scotia Refugee John Allan [not available] Certification of John McGowen's loss of property in Nova Scotia, and his patriotism and support of Americans in Revolutionary War.
March 17, 1800 William Torey, A Refugee from Canada Unknown Author [not available] Cover letter regarding William Torrey as a refugee from Canada.
December 29, 1800 Claim for bounty lands Samuel Dexter Reverend Thomas Ellison Dexter informs the Reverend of the status of Mrs. Martha Bogart's claim for bounty lands. Bogart is the widow of a Canadian refugee.
March 1800 Enclosed Certificate of Land Rights William Torrey James McHenry Certificate of land rights enclosed, as granted by Congress to refugees from Canada.
December 29, 1800 Claims of Canadian Refugees Samuel Dexter Thomas Jefferson Enclosed is a report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees referred to in the Act of the 7th of April 1798.
December 29, 1800 Enclosed Report Samuel Dexter Theodore Sedgwick Report on Canadian refugees.
April 2, 1800 Documents Supporting Location of John Halsted John Halsted James McHenry Enclosed depositions of Aaron Burr and Mathias Halsted supporting John Halsted's residence in Canada during American Revolution. These and other documents support his claim for losses sustained as a refugee.
March 25, 1800 Cover Letter of Supporting Documents on Refugee Status John Torrey James McHenry Explains that his health and remote residence are the reason why his request for compensation offered by Congress to refugees from Canada is submitted so late.
July 15, 1786 Regarding Canadian Refugees at West Point William Price Henry Knox Reports on giving provisions to some Canadians at West Point, and on a man who had been considered for a discharge in order to "go with...the Canadian refugees," who is staying in the service.
April 23, 1800 Enclosed Letter James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Encloses a letter and deposition from John McGown, refugee from Nova Scotia.
December 29, 1800 Claims of Certain Canadian Refugees Samuel Dexter Thomas Jefferson "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."
March 27, 1800 Enclosed Deposition John McGowen James McHenry Cover letter enclosing deposition of John Star in favor of McGowen's claim as a refugee from Canada. Another deposition to be forwarded later.
June 23, 1786 Claim of Richard Lloyd John Pierce Board of Treasury Letter to the Board of Treasury concerning Richard Lloyd's claim on the United States for his services. Lloyd is an agent for the Canadian regiment.
November 12, 1799 Certificate in favor of John McGown William Freeman [not available] McGown served the United States during the Revolutionary War, lost his property, and is a refugee of British provinces in Canada.
February 21, 1800 Recommendation of John McGowan Albert Gallatin James McHenry Certified that John McGowan was a refugee from Nova Scotia and was entitled to the bounty given by Congress. Noted McGowan would collect his proofs of residency from Maine and fwd. them to McHenry.
May 30, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Richard Ennis Robert Ross Power of attorney for Richard Ennis, late a soldier in the Canadian Regiment commanded by Col. Hazen, to Robert Ross.
August 14, 1792 [Extract] Travel of Doctors General Israel Chapin Henry Knox Related Doctor Allen's stay in Philadelphia as most pleasurable. He took a fever at Fort Erie and is currently laid up with illness. Noted arrival of Canadian Indians at Fort Erie for meeting of Six Nations for council.
June 22, 1792 Certificate and Power of Attorney Robert Chestnut Robert Ross Power of attorney for Robert Chestnut, late a soldier in the old Canadian Regiment under Col. Hazen, to Robert Ross.
March 11, 1799 Affidavit of Joseph Cormeir and John Baptiste Labonte Charles Platt [not available] Testament that Levitte, Canadian native supporter of American cause, sustained damage to his home and farm by British troops.
September 23, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Francis Johnson John Pierce writes to Colonel Francis Johnston in an effort to contact the former commnader of the Canadian Regiment, Colonel Moses Hazen. Pierce is attempting to querry Hazen about his onetime wayward paymaster, Robert Dill.