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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 5, 1787 Balances of Revolutionary War soldiers John Pierce Royal Flint Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts regarding soldiers' balances throughout the early years of the Revolutionary War.
July 11, 1835 Statement on Service in the Revolutionary War Edward A. Bangs Peter Hagner Statement regarding the Revolutionary War service of Captain Samuel Treat of the Artillery.
January 4, 1786 Pay Settlements with Virginia Continental Regiments Joseph Howell Jonathan Smith Howell's answer to Smith's inquiry regarding the settlement of his "three months pay." Discusses the settlement with the "Virginia Line" - the Virginia regiments from the Revolutionary War
July 4, 1798 Certification of Military Service E. Starr Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a certificate that testifies to the service of Jonathan Phillips as a Lieutenant in the Corps of Artificers during the Revolutionary War, at which time he served with "faithfulness and approbation".
December 20, 1789 Letter of Attorney Adam Shuman Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Adam Shuman, late soldier during the Revolutionary War.
January 27, 1797 Accounting for money William Simmons John Hopkins Requests that Hopkins provide his account for monies received from the War Office to pay the arrears of pay of the Virginia Line from the Revolutionary War. Cited in Hopkins to Simmons, 02/10/1797.
April 1, 1800 Deposition of Mathais Halsted Mathais Halsted [not available] Attests to locations of John Halsted during American invasion of Canada during Revolutionary War.
January 10, 1786 Pay Settlement with Virginia Continental Regiments John Pierce Henry Knox Discusses the settlement of the claims of officers of the Virginia Line from the last two years of the Revolutionary War
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.
January 27, 1797 Accounting for money William Simmons William Skinner Requests that Skinner provide his account for monies received from the War Office to pay the arrears of pay of the North Carolina Line from the Revolutionary War. Cited in Skinner to Simmons, 03/23/1797.
December 30, 1796 Three related drafts on the Revolutionary War George Washington John Carey Discusses published forged documents; alludes to the Revolutionary War and slaves.
November 13, 1789 Paying troops held as prisoners-of-war Peter Curtenius John Pierce Requests information concerning the pay of New York troops who were held as prisoners during the Revolutionary War. The state of New York intends to deduct from the pay of the officers the amounts advanced to them while they were prisoners.
March 20, 1800 Disability of Samuel Hunter William Stevens Unknown Recipient Certification by Doctors Stevens and William Read of Samuel Hunter's disability as a result of wounds received in the Revolutionary War
June 6, 1790 Assignment and Power of Attorney James Davidson Robert Prise Document certifying the service of James Davidson and Abraham Harnock, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
May 1, 1790 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Newell Robert Prise Document certifying the service of John Newell, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
June 6, 1790 Assignment and Power of Attorney Jacob Atter Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Jacob Atter and William Dull, late soldiers in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
November 2, 1785 Resolution of Congress setting the deadline for military claims Charles Thomson [not available] Congress establishes the deadline for receiving claims from Revolutionary War veterans at 1 August 1786. Notice of this deadline must be made in all states for a period no less than six months.
September 12, 1789 Settling accounts Peter Muhlenberg Joseph Howell Writes the Commissioner of Army Accounts concerning his own account from his experience in Virginia during the Revolutionary War. Muhlenberg had wrongly assumed his account to already be settled.
March 26, 1790 Report on the Petition of Edward Thomson Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Edward Thomson, a private during the early stages of the Revolutionary War. Howell finds that the petitioner has no claim on the United States.
August 26, 1786 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Aaron Bull Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General. Pierce was appointed by Congress for settling the pay accounts of the Revolutionary War Army. States that he does not know the proper authority for particular actions.
August 28, 1786 Report on David Henley John Pierce Unknown Recipient Report on the accounts of Colonel David Henley for his service during the Revolutionary War.
June 9, 1785 Act of Congress for Relief of Revolutionary War Veterans Charles Thomson John Langdon Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, forwards notification of an act of Congress to John Langdon, President of New Hampshire. This Congressional resolution provides for the relief of disabled veterans of the Revolutionary War. Copy of Act enclosed.
December 30, 1793 Account of Caleb Trowbridge Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Caleb Trowbridge, late Captain in the Connecticut Line. Trowbridge was a prisoner during the Revolutionary War.
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.
July 31, 1786 Claim for pay due John Harris Charles Anderson Unknown Recipient Order to deliver the pay due to John Harris - soldier in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War - to Richard Anderson.