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The pension lists of 1792-1795 : with other Revolutionary War pension records, compiled by Murtie June Clark

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The pension lists of 1792-1795 : with other Revolutionary War pension records
Title
The pension lists of 1792-1795
Title remainder
with other Revolutionary War pension records
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Murtie June Clark
Title variation
Pension lists
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Two catastrophic fires in 1800, one in the War Department, the other in the Treasury Department, destroyed the earliest Revolutionary War pension application records. These records consisted primarily of claims for relief based on death or disability suffered during the War. As a result of the destruction of these early records, pension application papers on file at the National Archives do not begin before the year 1800 ... "
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.34
Index
index present
LC call number
E255
LC item number
.C589 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The pension lists of 1792-1795 : with other Revolutionary War pension records, compiled by Murtie June Clark
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The pension lists of 1792-1795 : with other Revolutionary War pension records, compiled by Murtie June Clark
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Nevertheless, certain pension records pre-dating the critical year 1800 survive in the form of Congressional reports, and these reports would appear to be the earliest Revolutionary War pension records extant ... The original claims were submitted to the War Department in accordance with legislation adopted in 1792 and were subsequently collated and presented to Congress as reports, by reason of which the essential information in the claims has survived. Within each of the nine reports the claims are arranged by state, giving, generally, name, rank, regiment, description and circumstances of wounds incurred, extant of disability, and information regarding pension, place of residence, and physical fitness" -- Introd
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
xi, 200 pages
Isbn
9780806313184
Lccn
91073507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24521131

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