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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 30, 1799 Claims of Refugees from Canada James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Claims and supporting documents of refugees from Canada and Nova Scotia enclosed.
December 29, 1800 [Report submitted to Congress]. Oliver Wolcott [not available] Compensation of specific Canadian refugees relative to law passed by Congress April 7, 1798.
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.
December 30, 1800 Docket for Letter [not available] [not available] Docket for a letter from the Secretary of War enclosing a report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees, made in pursuance of the act for the relief of said refugees. Referred to the committee appointed to prepare a bill relating to the act.
April 15, 1800 Additional Papers James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Documents regarding refugees from Canada annexed.
December 29, 1800 Claims of Canadian Refugees Samuel Dexter Thomas Jefferson Enclosed is a report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees referred to in the Act of the 7th of April 1798.
December 29, 1800 Enclosed Report Samuel Dexter Theodore Sedgwick Report on Canadian refugees.
February 5, 1800 Enclosed Letters on Refugees James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Additional letters pertaining to claims by refugees from Canada.
September 12, 1800 Relief of Refugees from British Provinces Constant Freeman Samuel Dexter Freeman discusses his claim against the United States respecting the relief of refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia. He cites his own experiences living with his father in the city of Quebec.
October 15, 1799 Certification of payment; Thomas and Thomas for advertising William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $14.93 to Thomas and Thomas for advertising "act for relief of the refugees from the British Provinces and Nova Scotia" and "frauds practiced to obtain grants for bounty lands."
December 29, 1800 Claims of Certain Canadian Refugees Samuel Dexter Thomas Jefferson "I have the honor to enclose to you a Report on the claims of certain Canadian refugees, under the Act of the 7th of April 1798."
April 10, 1800 Documents on Relief Act for Canadian Refugees James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Annexed papers regarding refugees from Canada, transferred to the Secretary of the Treasury in conformance with an Act of Congress.
February 19, 1800 Declaration in favor of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier Unknown Author [not available] Certified residency of Gedion and Mary De Lesdernier in the U.S., citing fits of insanity as prohibiting travel to defend their status as refugees from Nova Scotia to Congress.
July 15, 1786 Regarding Canadian Refugees at West Point William Price Henry Knox Reports on giving provisions to some Canadians at West Point, and on a man who had been considered for a discharge in order to "go with...the Canadian refugees," who is staying in the service.
June 26, 1799 Certification of payment; John Scull, Printer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.29 to John Scull, Printer for publishing in the Pittsburg Gazette, a law of the United States for the relief of the refugees from the British provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada agreeable to a letter from the Secretary of War.
August 20, 1799 Certification of payment; R. and George Webster for advertising notices to pensioners entitled to lands respecting bounty lands, and a law for the relief of Nova Scotia refugees William Simmons James McHenry Payment Charles R. and George Webster $27.00 for advertising notices to invalid pensioners, persons entitled to land, persons respecting bounty lands, and a law for relief of Canadian Nova Scotia refugees, sum payable to Walter Easton.
December 3, 1800 Requested Review of Claim John Bird Oliver Wolcott Requesting on behalf of Mrs. Bogert a revision of her request for aid of refugees from Nova Scotia.
July 1, 1794 Orders to Contractor for supplying provisions to Canadian refugees Henry Knox [not available] Order that directs the contractor to supply provisions to Canadian refugees who are currently inhabiting land given to them by New York state as ordered by the resolution of Congress.
November 9, 1799 Request for Aid John Paskel Thomas Rice Request for assistance offered to refugees of Canada and Nova Scotia. Cited patriotism and support for American cause against Great Britain in Revolution.
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.
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 Claims of Canadian Refugees Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Congress of the United States Pursuant to the "Act for the Relief of Refugees from the Canadian Provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia," claims are submitted for Francis Cozeau, late of the city of Montreal, and Martha Bogart, wife of Abraham Bogart and before him of Samuel Tucker, formerly an officer in the service of His Britannic Majesty.
February 18, 1800 Assurances of Rights to Claims John McGowen James McHenry Recounts evidence of support for American cause in Revolutionary war and property losses sustained entitling McGown to compensation for refugees.
1800 Supporting Documents for Canadian Refugees [not available] [not available] Table of supporting documents for claims of refugees from Canada.
August 28, 1794 Examination of Antoine Lassell Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Examination of Antoine Lassell, a native of Canada, and a volunteer in Captain Caldwell's company of refugees, friends and allies of the hostile Indians. Lassell reports the numbers of various Indian tribes, including the Delawares, Miamies, Shawanese, Tawas, and Wyandots.