Resolutions, laws, and ordinances, relating to the pay, half pay, commutation of half pay, bounty lands, and other promises made by Congress to the officers and soldiers of the Revolution: to the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the several states; and to funding the revolutionary debt (Google eBook)

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Printed by T. Allen, 1838 - History - 519 pages
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Page 101 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury Department be, and they are hereby, directed to ascertain the amount of the penalty or damages awarded by the district judge of the United States...
Page 155 - Treasury, in obedience to the order of the House of Representatives of the 15th day of January, 1790, has applied his attention, at as early a period as his other duties would permit, to the...
Page 96 - That the proper accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to examine into, ascertain, and determine the value of the private property belonging to officers and enlisted men in the military service of the United States which has been, or may hereafter be, lost or destroyed in the military service under the following circumstances: First.
Page 200 - Can you then consent to be the only sufferers by this revolution, and, retiring from the field, grow old in poverty, wretchedness, and contempt? (Can you consent to wade through the vile mire of dependency, and owe the miserable, remnant of that life to charity, which has hitherto been spent in honor...
Page 95 - SEC 2. And be it further enacted, That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed...
Page 214 - General) by doing and performing all manner of things thereunto belonging. And we do strictly charge and require all officers and soldiers under your command, to be obedient to your orders, as...
Page 31 - February, 1793, authorizing the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States...
Page 200 - ... then shall I have learned what ingratitude is, then shall I have realized a tale, which will embitter every moment of my future life. But I am under no such apprehensions. A country, rescued by their arms from impending ruin, will never leave unpaid the debt of gratitude.
Page 429 - A list of soldiers of the Virginia Line on Continental Establishment who have received certificates for the balance of their full pay agreeable to an act of Assembly passed November session 1781' which shows that on July 22, 1783, the sum of 100 s3 and d5 was received by him.
Page 12 - And whereas, by the foregoing arrangement, many deserving officers must become supernumerary, and it is proper that regard be had to them, " Resolved, That from the time the reform of the army takes place, they be entitled to half pay for seven years...

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