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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.
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
April 22, 1799 Land grants Isaac Wayne Samuel Hodgdon Transmits information on grants of land
January 26, 1800 Land Warrants Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Notification that J. Bever, land surveyor, will call upon Hodgdon for military land warrant. Bever en route to Philadelphia to attend drawing of lottery and to locate several land warrants currently in his hands.
December 19, 1795 Land Rights William Blount Timothy Pickering Notification that problems will arise over land rights around the territories of North Carolina due to recent influx of settlers, Cherokee land holdings, disputed boundaries, and land grants issued by the government.
June 26, 1794 Land Disputes on Western Frontier of Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Answer to Six Nations: Land West and North of Pennsylvania was purchased by U.S. from Six Nations; therefore they have no right to ask white settlers to move off the aforementioned land.
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
October 13, 1800 Cover Jacob VanderHeyden [not available] Requests information on the value of land.
May 25, 1795 Land Warrants Joseph Howell Jonathan Dayton Unable to procure requested land warrants, only able to obtain one land warrant for 300 acres, issued in the name of Jacob Gibson.
May 18, 1795 Land Warrants Joseph Howell Jonathan Dayton Discusses the difficult of obtaining land warrants and issues of Virginia land. Requests a physician for ill son.
March 15, 1800 Sale of Land Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed property values and the sale of land warrants.
June 16, 1800 Received List of Military Land Warrants Samuel Dexter Samuel Coleman Acknowledged receipt of list of military land warrants issued by the Land Office in Virginia to officers and soldiers who served in the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment. List will assist with search required by War Department.
June 27, 1798 Act of Oneida Chiefs on Land Allocation Joseph Hopkinson Sachems and Warriors Oneida Nation Documentation of Oneida chiefs intent for the land ceded to the United States.
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.
April 24, 1785 Concerning land speculation Elbridge Gerry Timothy Pickering Elbridge Gerry discusses land speculation with Timothy Pickering and Samuel Hodgdon. Gerry declines an opportunity to purchase land in Pennsylvania.
February 2, 1798 Value of Tract of Land John Cummings William Simmons Cumming inquires about the value of a tract of land he owns. He wants to ascertain from the Tennessee members of Congress what the land is worth and whether his title is valid.
February 13, 1795 Purchase of Land John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hogdon he received a letter from the Secretary of War directing him to determine what quantity of land is necessary to maintain the public business in Springfield. He will write the Secretary in a week once the process is farther along. Bryant also informs Hodgdon about the progress on the fabrication of six-pound howitzer carriages.
January 24, 1798 Entitlement to Land William Polk William Simmons Polk felt he was entitled to a Warrant of Land for his services as an officer of North Carolina. Requested information on status of land distribution.
March 20, 1797 Hodgdon's Deed Is Without Value Ephraim Kirby Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon's deed to certain land appears to have no value. Josiah Stoddard, the grantor, has been dead for eighteen years and Darcius Stoddard died bankrupt five years ago. Apparently the deed was never recorded and the land was sold for taxes since no owner appeared to pay.
July 26, 1792 Discussions of Peace and Land Rights Joseph Brandt Henry Knox Intelligence on the murder of Maj. Trueman by an Indian boy arrived. Discussed possible routes attributes and drawbacks to transmit information. Land rights of United States and Indians discussed as issue U.S. cannot win. Brandt plans to travel to settle peace with Indians.
March 5, 1798 Speech to the Oneida Nation on Land Purchase John Jay [not available] Jay promised treaty with President for the purchase of land, with exceptional use of certain areas by the Oneida Indians. Indian families are to be allowed to live on the aforementioned land.
November 16, 1797 Land Purchase and Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Found letter covering Col. Forrest's duties and receipt of S. Hulings for coopering. Requested additional records on Hulings from Hodgdon. Requested Hodgdon oversee Col. Forrest's land purchase as he may not attend to it until it is too late.
June 13, 1795 Proceedings on the Application to War Office for Bounty Lands Timothy Pickering Robert Brooke Details on Act of Congress that promised land to soldiers enlisted during the war. State of Virginia extended this privilege to soldiers engaged in services for limited periods. Lists procedure of government taken and why claims were denied.
May 3, 1798 Official Statement on the Ceeded Land given to the Creek Indian Nation Multiple Authors House of Representatives Report from Pinckney on the land given to the Creek Indian Nation in treaty held at Shoulderbone and treaty in New York between Creeks and the United States. Compensation is owed the State of Georgia for the ceded land.
November 17, 1797 Land Referred to in My Letter of November 6th John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a copy of a document related to the land discussed in Wilkins' letter of November 6th.