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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 25, 1796 Certificate that Joseph Cone is a Soldier and Refugee John W. Livingston [not available] Certifies J. Cone's service in military, refugee status, and that he's entitled to rations and pay.
December 14, 1799 Certificate in Favor of John McGowen, Nova Scotia Refugee John Allan [not available] Certification of John McGowen's loss of property in Nova Scotia, and his patriotism and support of Americans in Revolutionary War.
March 17, 1800 William Torey, A Refugee from Canada Unknown Author [not available] Cover letter regarding William Torrey as a refugee from Canada.
February 10, 1788 Certificate in Favor of Joseph Cone, Canadian Refugee John Livingston James McHenry Certified service of Lieutenant Cone, now as refugee entitled to compensation.
April 2, 1800 Documents Supporting Location of John Halsted John Halsted James McHenry Enclosed depositions of Aaron Burr and Mathias Halsted supporting John Halsted's residence in Canada during American Revolution. These and other documents support his claim for losses sustained as a refugee.
March 25, 1800 Cover Letter of Supporting Documents on Refugee Status John Torrey James McHenry Explains that his health and remote residence are the reason why his request for compensation offered by Congress to refugees from Canada is submitted so late.
April 23, 1800 Enclosed Letter James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Encloses a letter and deposition from John McGown, refugee from Nova Scotia.
March 27, 1800 Enclosed Deposition John McGowen James McHenry Cover letter enclosing deposition of John Star in favor of McGowen's claim as a refugee from Canada. Another deposition to be forwarded later.
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.
February 21, 1800 Recommendation of John McGowan Albert Gallatin James McHenry Certified that John McGowan was a refugee from Nova Scotia and was entitled to the bounty given by Congress. Noted McGowan would collect his proofs of residency from Maine and fwd. them to McHenry.
October 13, 1800 Certificates for Land for Canadian Refugees Jacob VanderHeyden Henry Glen Submitted two certificates for land granted to refugees by Congress as compensation for abandoning their property in Canada. In order to obtain land in the Refugee Tract, applicants had to have left Canada for the duration of the war and supported the American war effort.
March 28, 1800 Enclosed Affidavit of Joseph Cove John Cummings James McHenry Cummings submits Cove's claim for relief as a refugee. Cove was injured by frostbite and cannot make the journey to submit the papers himself.
March 24, 1800 [Deposition of Mattias Halsted to John Halsted residence in Quebec in Canada] John Halsted James McHenry Noted John Halsted and the "greatest and best manufacturer of flour in the said province [of Quebec]". Detailed his places of residence.
July 21, 1788 Certificate of Supply to West Point Timothy Ketchum [not available] Troops and refugees at West Point were supplied, noted that no provisions were issued to Joseph Cone.
December 29, 1800 Claim for bounty lands Samuel Dexter Reverend Thomas Ellison Dexter informs the Reverend of the status of Mrs. Martha Bogart's claim for bounty lands. Bogart is the widow of a Canadian refugee.
February 2, 1799 Deposition of James Robichaux, supporting claim of Abraham Livingston James Robichaux [not available] Gave oath on Livingston's character, location, and allegiance.
April 29, 1800 Deposition of James Rouse James Rouse [not available] Rouse certified Joseph Luvetne's residence in Albany, Philadelphia, and Boston.
March 1800 Enclosed Certificate of Land Rights William Torrey James McHenry Certificate of land rights enclosed, as granted by Congress to refugees from Canada.
December 24, 1800 Major Constant Freeman's claims Samuel Dexter Constant Freeman This letter requests a copy of Major Freeman's "claim as a refugee from Canada under the act of 7th April 1798." Major Freeman's original claim was destroyed in the fire that consumed the War Department. Major Freeman's request for double rations was approved.
March 7, 1800 [John Starr Depostion fav.r of John McGowan] John Starr [not available] Certified residency of John McGowan and his service with American troops in fighting against British during American Revolution. His subsequent losses described.
September 11, 1798 Extract of a Letter from the Secretary of War to His Excellency the Governor of Georgia James McHenry James Jackson Congratulations on adoption of state constitution. Admiration of Georgia and South Carolina for their vigilance in preventing three refugees from Port-au-Prince from entering their respective states.
1788 Certificate of Valor Delegates of United States Joseph Cone Official appointment of officer. Noted valor and loyalty.
November 15, 1799 Certificate in favor of John McGown Unknown Author [not available] Certified McGown's role in the storming of Fort Cumberland and the seizure of some British troops. Supporting his claim for compensation for loss of capital due to his involvement with the American Rebellion.
February 24, 1800 Affadavit in favor of Lewis Frederick Delesdernier John McGowen [not available] McGown's testifies in support of the De Lesdernier's claims as Canadaian refugees. He certifies their losses and current residence in the United States.
September 27, 1799 Statement of William Maxwell William Maxwell [not available] Statement of "sufferings and losses in the Cause of American Liberty." Maxwell, originally from Rhode Island lived in Nova Scotia, but moved from the British Province due to his patriotism.