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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.
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.
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 28, 1798 A Warrant for the Military Land Alexander Power Samuel Hodgdon A bill of sale is in the files for Captain Wylie. Hodgdon is asked to get a warrant for the military land made out to Alexander Power, the assignee of Thomas Wylie. The warrant is of no use to the United States or anyone else except Power because no transfer can be made by anybody but him.
June 14, 1791 Surveying military land Henry Knox Surveyor Addressed to the Geographer of the United States, or to the Surveyors appointed by him to survey the military land. The recipient is hereby required to survey for Barney Cox, a soldier in the Delaware line. 100 acres of land are due to the late army of the United States. This warrant is to be returned to the Board of Treasury, agreeable to the Act of Congress on July 9, 1788.
November 29, 1791 Assignment of Land Warrant John Foster Williams [not available] Assignment of land warrant by John Williams, late a soldier belonging to Col. Butler in the Seventh Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line.
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.
November 20, 1795 Encloses land warrant William Simmons Jesse Baldwin Encloses a warrant of the land due to the late Ensign De Hart.
February 4, 1795 Delivery of a Land Warrant Richard Lush Timothy Pickering Richard Lush requests from Pickering - interim Secretary of War - the delivery of a land warrant to Henry Glen for 100 acres of land.
January 3, 1792 Land Warrant Agreement Dinah McEntire George Moore Land warrant agreement of Dinah McEntire, wife of late soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania regiment.
October 11, 1799 Land Warrant for an Enlisted Soldier, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig seeks Hodgdon's assistance in obtaining a land warrant for an enlisted soldier. Craig also mentions local elections.
February 21, 1800 Warrants, Land Rights, and Drafts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Johnston's warrant received. Fearing problems with the lottery for land, Craig delivered warrant to Messrs. Armstrong and Wells. Various accounts and drafts discussed
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.
January 26, 1800 Drawing of the Lottery in Philadelphia, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has directed surveyor John Beaver to give Hodgdon the military land warrant in the name of Joseph Johnston. Beaver is on his way to Philadelphia to attend the drawing of the lottery.
July 14, 1795 Land warrant for 300 acres William Simmons John Bard Notifies Capt. John Bard that he is entitled to a land warrant for 300 acres as a captain in the Georgia Line.
September 17, 1799 Land Warrant for Joseph Johnston, Etc. Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis describes the process by which the land warrant for Joseph Johnston can be lawfully issued to him. He confirms that he and his family are healthy in Trenton but looks forward to the time when he can return to Philadelphia. He asks for information respecting his house.
April 4, 1791 Land Warrant for Capain Rose John Hopkins Joseph Howell Hopkins acknowledges receipt of the land warrant for Captain Alexander Rose.
December 5, 1791 Land warrant agreement Augustus Milsock George Moore Land warrant agreement of Augustus Milosock, late a drummer in Capt. Bushe's company in the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment.
March 7, 1800 Military Land Lottery Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the military land lottery with Samuel Hodgdon.
March 15, 1800 Sale of Land Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed property values and the sale of land warrants.
March 21, 1800 Selling Military Land Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig asks Samuel Hodgdon about selling military land.
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.
November 29, 1800 Requests Warrant for the Military Department Samuel Dexter Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Requests warrant on account for the military department.
January 11, 1800 Procedures for the Issuance of Warrants for Military Land Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Refers to the Act of June 14, 1796: military land warrants shall be registered at the Treasury for the purpose of attaining patents for persons holding warrants. Several warrants seem to have been assigned by the same person in whose favor they were issued. It is therefore necessary to exercise great caution in the issuance of warrants.
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.