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Report of the secretary of war on forty-seven petitions, 1793 / published by order of the House of Representatives.

Author/Creator:
United States. War Department.
Publication:
[Philadelphia] : Printed by Childs and Swaine, [1793]
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
11, [1] p. ; 35 cm. (fol.)
Fingerprint:
-6-8 3.T, r.s. n.on (C) 1793 (Q)
Subjects:
Military pensions -- United States -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Claims.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Submitted to the speaker of the House Feb. 8, 1793. The petitions concern claims made for service during the Revolution.
Letter of transmittal signed: H. Knox, Secretary of War.
Imprint place from Evans.
Signatures: [A]² B-C².
Printed marginalia.
"An alphabetical list of the names of the petitioners."--P. [3].
Local notes:
RBC copy is no. 33 in a collection of 50 18th-century U.S. government documents, most by Alexander Hamilton and a few by Thomas Jefferson, Henry Knox, and others, bound in 2 volumes (13 in the first volume and 37 in the second, including two manuscripts).
RBC copy formerly owned by Alexander Hamilton, with ms. contents list of v. 1 in his hand on last blank leaf in volume. Cf. C.B. Clapp, "Alexander Hamilton's reports" in The University of Pennsylvania library chronicle v. 9, no. 2 (June 1941), p. 52-64.
RBC copy has autograph of Henry Kuhl on title leaf of first work in v. 1.
Penn Provenance:
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (former owner) (RBC copy)
Kuhl, Henry, 1764-1856 (autograph) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1793
Cited in:
Evans 26362
ESTC W21929
Clapp, C.B. "Alexander Hamilton's reports." In The University of Pennsylvania library chronicle v. 9, no. 2 (June 1941): 52-64, v. 2, no. 17
Contributor:
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.
Childs, Francis, 1763-1830, printer.
Swaine, John, 1762?-1794, printer.
United States. Congress 1792-1793). House.
OCLC:
191272863
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