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September 15, 1790 Arrearages Owed to Veterans, Widows, or Orphans Henry Knox Elisha Lawrence Knox inquires of Govenor Lawrence whether the state of New Jersey has provided arrearages of pay to any of its militry invalids, widows, or orphans. This information is needed so that the War Department can determine the amounts owed to these unfortunate people.
September 15, 1790 Certificates for Invalids, Widows, and Orphans Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Money to be paid out to invalids, widows, and orphans. Request for information on arrears already paid by states to the above mentioned groups, War Department to reimburse states.
February 13, 1790 Pensions for New Jersey's widows, orphans, and invalids Henry Knox William Livingston Knox tells Livingston that all the states have not returned their lists of widows and orphans entitled to half-pay so Congress has not yet fully provided for them.
October 19, 1789 List of New Hamshire's Disabled Veterans, Etc. Henry Knox John Sullivan Knox requests a list of the military invalids from New Hampshire who have received pensions. A return also is needed of the officers' widows and orphans who have received half-pay from New Hampshire. The return should include the rank and time of the officers' deaths and the amount of the annual pensions paid to their widows and/or orphans.
February 14, 1791 Half-Pay Due Widows and Orphans Henry Knox [not available] The Secretary for the Department of War to whom was referred the petition of Anne Roberts and of the orphan children of the late Major Andrew Leitch and of the late Captain William White reports that the half pay due widows and orphans had not been paid by United States due to lack of proper application. He advises that applications for half-pay should be made to states of residence.
October 19, 1789 List of Invalids Henry Knox George Walton Requests list of all military invalids, no lists from Georgia have been received. List of widows and orphans who have received compensation.
February 21, 1794 Claims of Invalids Henry Knox House of Representatives Secretary Knox took measures to obtain adjudication by Supreme Court on the validity of claims by invalids. The attempt was unsuccessful, as will appear in Report of Attorney General. Message delivered to House of Representatives and Senate. At stake were claims of widows and orphans.
October 19, 1789 Requests for list of all military invalids to whom pension have been granted and paid by Virginia; & return of officer's widows and orphans paid by Virginia. Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Knox, per direction of President of United States, requests list of all military invalids to whom pension have been granted and paid by State of Virginia on pursuance of resolves of congress. No lists have been received since 1787. Asks for return of officer's widows and orphans paid by Virginia.
January 24, 1791 Discussion of Various Types of Pensions Relative to Revolutionary War Service Arthur Fenner Henry Knox Letter, alludes to Revolutionary War; discusses Invalid pensions; discusses widow and orphan pensions.
October 19, 1789 Exact List of Invalids Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Request for exact list of military invalids that received or are due a pension. States. Additional list of widows and orphans who have received pay.
September 15, 1790 Payment for Invalids, Widows, and Orphans Henry Knox Thomas Collins Legislature determined pay for invalids, widows, and orphans. If any partial payments have been made, government requires records of such payments for credit to be granted to the states.
February 13, 1790 Pensions for Invalids Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Requests list of Invalid Pensioners from Maryland having not received it from the Governor. Asks them to observe that pensions are only for the actual invalids or their representative. Congress has not determined a rule for providing for widows and orphans, therefore they cannot receive pensions at this time.
September 15, 1790 Payment of Arrears by State of Virginia to Invalids, Widows, and Orphans Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request for information on arrears paid by state of Virginia to invalids, widows, and orphans.
April 8, 1790 Discussion of Pension Payment to Rhode Island Invalids (6) Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses payment of Invalid pensions in Rhode Island.
September 15, 1790 Letter from the War Department to the Governor of Rhode Island Henry Knox William Greene Letter, discusses military pensions due invalids, widows and orphans; discusses arrears due pensioners.
January 24, 1791 Discussion of Returns for Payment of Invalid Pensions Arthur Fenner Henry Knox Letter, discusses return of invalid pensions.
April 20, 1784 Entitlements due to a foreign officer John Pierce Mr. Williamson Discusses the entitlements due to a foreign officer in the settlement of his account.
April 4, 1794 Account of Robert King Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Robert King, late lieutenant in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment.
February 17, 1793 Act to regulate the claims of invalid persons Henry Knox Congress of the United States Discusses adjudication by Supreme Court on the validity of the rights claimed by invalids under the act entitled "An Act to provide for the settlement of the claims of widows and orphans, barred by the limitations heretofore established, and to regulate the claims of invalid pensions."
September 20, 1784 Compensation for widow John Pierce Mrs. Vergereau Informs Mrs. Vergereau of the process required to receive compensation as a widow of a fallen soldier.
October 19, 1789 Request for List of Invalids Henry Knox John Collins Requested list of invalids to follow enclosed format.
September 10, 1796 Deposition regarding French involvement with Indians [not available] [not available] Deposition of James Johnson and Louis Bolong regarding alleged French involvement with Indians.
April 27, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Henry Glenn Simmons discusses the claim of General Harkimer's widow with Rep. Henry Glenn.
June 1, 1784 Account and pension Aaron Bull John Pierce Aaron Bull sends John Pierce a request for information pertaining to his deceased son's account and pension.
May 9, 1795 Indian Goods Timothy Pickering General James Robertson Quoted speech made by the Sec. of War to Chickasaw chiefs in Philadelphia regarding Indian goods given to promote/negotiate lasting peace.