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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
November 30, 1799 Claims of Refugees from Canada James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Claims and supporting documents of refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia enclosed.
August 20, 1799 Certification of payment; R. and George Webster for advertising notices to pensioners entitled to lands respecting bounty lands, and a law for the relief of Nova Scotia refugees William Simmons James McHenry Payment Charles R. and George Webster $27.00 for advertising notices to invalid pensioners, persons entitled to land, persons respecting bounty lands, and a law for relief of Canadian Nova Scotia refugees, sum payable to Walter Easton.
October 15, 1799 Certification of payment; Thomas and Thomas for advertising William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $14.93 to Thomas and Thomas for advertising "act for relief of the refugees from the British Provinces and Nova Scotia" and "frauds practiced to obtain grants for bounty lands."
April 23, 1800 Enclosed Letter James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Encloses a letter and deposition from John McGown, refugee from Nova Scotia.
December 3, 1800 Requested Review of Claim John Bird Oliver Wolcott Requesting on behalf of Mrs. Bogert a revision of her request for aid of refugees from Nova Scotia.
November 9, 1799 Request for Aid John Paskel Thomas Rice Request for assistance offered to refugees of Canada and Nova Scotia. Cited patriotism and support for American cause against Great Britain in Revolution.
June 26, 1799 Certification of payment; John Scull, Printer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.29 to John Scull, Printer for publishing in the Pittsburg Gazette, a law of the United States for the relief of the refugees from the British provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada agreeable to a letter from the Secretary of War.
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.
February 19, 1800 Declaration in favor of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier Unknown Author [not available] Certified residency of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier in the U.S., citing fits of insanity as prohibiting travel to defend their status as refugees from Nova Scotia to Congress.
December 30, 1800 Docket for Letter [not available] [not available] Docket for a letter from the Secretary of War enclosing a report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees, made in pursuance of the act for the relief of said refugees. Referred to the committee appointed to prepare a bill relating to the act.
March 18, 1800 Certification of service of John Delesdernier Jeremiah Olney James McHenry Certification of service of John Delesdernier, who was a private in the Rhode Island Regiment.
September 27, 1799 Statement of William Maxwell William Maxwell [not available] Statement of "sufferings and losses in the Cause of American Liberty." Maxwell, originally from Rhode Island lived in Nova Scotia, but moved from the British Province due to his patriotism.
October 4, 1798 Enclosed Engagement for the Loan of Cannons James McHenry Timothy Pickering Enclosed Official Document that stipulates the loan of cannons from ship Foudroyant, currently in Halifax Nova Scotia. Loan proposed by British Envoy Mr. Liston, and given by Prince Edward and Minister Plenepotentiary.
February 5, 1800 Enclosed Letters on Refugees James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Additional letters pertaining to claims by refugees from Canada.
September 12, 1800 Relief of Refugees from British Provinces Constant Freeman Samuel Dexter Freeman discusses his claim against the United States respecting the relief of refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia. He cites his own experiences living with his father in the city of Quebec.
November 23, 1798 Delivery of Cannons and Shot to Charleston John Murray Alexander Hamilton Notification by John Murray that Captain Sever of the Herald sloop of war left Halifax Nova Scotia with cannons and shot requested by General Washington and are en route to be delivered to Charleston, SC per the order of Benjamin Stoddert.
April 10, 1800 Documents on Relief Act for Canadian Refugees James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Annexed papers regarding refugees from Canada, transferred to the Secretary of the Treasury in conformance with an Act of Congress.
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.
April 15, 1800 Additional Papers James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Documents regarding refugees from Canada annexed.
February 15, 1800 Report on the Claim of Seth Harding James McHenry Thomas Jefferson The report from the Secretary of War and the Comptroller and Secretary of the Treasury on the claim of Seth Harding in pursuance of the "Act for the relief of the Refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia."
February 15, 1800 Report on the Claim of Seth Harding James McHenry Thomas Jefferson Enclosed is the report from the Secretary of War and the Comptroller and Secretary of the Treasury on the claim of Seth Harding in pursuance of the "Act for the relief of the Refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia."
December 29, 1800 Claims of Canadian Refugees Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Congress of the United States Pursuant to the "Act for the Relief of Refugees from the Canadian Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia," claims are submitted for Francis Cozeau, late of the city of Montreal, and Martha Bogart, wife of Abraham Bogart and before him of Samuel Tucker, formerly an officer in the service of His Britannic Majesty.
September 18, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell David Alverson [not available] Confirms Maxwell's good reputation and his allegiance to the United States.
October 28, 1799 Deposition for William Maxwell Thomas Faulkner [not available] Describes Maxwell's destitute conditions after abandoning his profitable business for the American Revolution against the British.