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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 10, 1798 Military Bounty Claim Nicholas Fish William Simmons Letter, seeks aid of accountant in obtaining documents from the War Office pertaining to the service of Thomas Tredwell Jackson during the Revolutionary War in order that he may obtain his military bounty from the State of New York.
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.
December 29, 1800 Military bounty lands Samuel Dexter Thomas Jackson Due to the loss of War Department records in a fire, Dexter informs Jackson that he cannot confirm the entitlement or issuance of bounty lands.
December 24, 1800 Claim for military bounty land Samuel Dexter Simeon Hart Dexter discusses a claim for military bounty land made by Stephen Chapman, formerly a corporal in the army.
March 17, 1800 Granting warrant for military bounty land James McHenry Colonel Moses Rawlings Secretary McHenry states that although he is acquainted with Moses Rawlings' merits as an officer in American Revolution, based on his examination of records, he cannot justify granting request for warrant for military bounty land.
February 5, 1795 Warrant for the Bounty of Land delivered to Secretary at War John Ryan Timothy Pickering Letter, requests delivery of bounty land warrant.
February 28, 1797 Military Bounty Lands James McHenry Benjamin Walker Lady Stirling claim on deceased General Stirling's military bounty land rights denied.
May 31, 1797 Bounty and lands William Simmons Edward Miller Discusses disposition of Miller's receipts for bounty and the entitlement of two discharged soldiers for land
April 15, 1800 Concerning bounty lands and fraudulent claims James McHenry [not available] On the subject of warrants, forgeries, and fraudulent bounty land certificates. A Congressional committee will look into the matter. Says that the rules that are to be applied will be published in the newspapers.
November 17, 1798 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon Mentions rations, bounty lands, wagons, and money.
April 21, 1798 Receipts for Bounty Paid Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Enclosed is a receipt for a bounty paid in the amount of $4.
June 24, 1797 Private's bounty William Simmons Philip Rodrigue Acknowledges receipt of the enlistment of Richard S. Sutton and receipt for his bounty. Advises Rodrigue to pay the remainder of his bounty in installments.
February 10, 1796 Receipt for Bounty Received by Andrew Simpson Alexander Thompson [not available] Document, certifies Andrew Simpson has received part of bounty and is entitled to more money.
November 4, 1798 Notification of Bounty Paid John Hancock William Simmons Hancock encloses receipts and a list of men who have been paid bounty.
August 28, 1797 Forwarding Receipt for Bounty Paid Andrew Marschalk William Simmons Forwards duplicate receipt of last bounty paid.
September 14, 1786 Bounty payments John Pierce Royal Flint Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts respecting bounty payments.
July 21, 1798 Enclosed Receipts for Bounty John Knight William Simmons Knight encloses receipts for bounty money advanced recruits.
May 11, 1798 Bounty for the Army Samuel Hodgdon [not available] An estimate of bounty for the army, calculated at $8 for non-commissioned officers and privates.
December 16, 1797 Receipts for Bounty Enclosed Henry Muhlenberg William Simmons Muhlenberg sends the receipts for bounty paid to recruits.
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.
August 22, 1798 Enclosed Receipts for Bounty Money Peter Shoemaker William Simmons Shoemaker encloses receipts for bounty paid to three men and a receipt for other money paid a fourth.
February 7, 1792 Peirce requests bounty lands from Knox Isaac Peirce Henry Knox Letter, asks for bounty land due late son; discusses bounties.
August 23, 1799 Request for Issue of Uniform & Knapsack to Private, for 2nd Year's Bounty James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of private's uniform & knapsack to a man in the 1st Infantry Regiment. A return signed by the paymaster general lists each item of clothing to which the man is entitled, as his clothing bounty for his second year of enlistment.
April 25, 1795 Additional Bounty as a Reward for Fidelity Griffith James McRee Joseph Howell McRee discusses the transmission of his account information and inquires as to how additional bounty may be obtained for those who have exhibited exceptional loyalty.
April 28, 1798 Receipt for Bounty Paid Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Enclosed is a receipt for four dollars bountry paid since last week.