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Military pensions -- United States -- Revolution, 1775-1783

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Christopher Brady certificate


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2009-91-0
Scope and Contents

A certificate about the Revolutionary War service of Christopher Brady, residing in Cheshire (Conn.). The certificate is written by William Munson, formerly a Captain in General Moses Hazen's Regiment. Brady's name may also be written Prady in the muster rolls.

Dates: Created: 1823 Feb 20

Deming, Perkins, and Quincy families papers


Identifier: 1950-01-0
Scope and Contents The Deming, Perkins, and Quincy Families Papers document members of several prominent families who lived in the town of Litchfield, Conn. In the late eighteenth century, the patriarchs of each family earned wealth through their activities as merchants, traders, and investors, enabling them and many of the members of the next generations to live lives free from financial concern, if not outright luxury. The papers consist largely of correspondence, and also include collections of financial...
Dates: Created: 1762-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1921

Seth Seeley military pension


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-2010-27-0
Scope and Contents A two part document: first, J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, in a statement given at the war office on 1819 Oct 23, certifies that Seth Seeley was a private in the army of the revolution and is inscribed on the List Roll of New York and is entitled to a pension of $8.00 per month. The second part of the document is dated 8 May 1820 and sworn before Joshua Ferris, Justice of the Peace in Delaware County, NY, that Seth Seelye is entitled to a pension due to his service in Capt. David Bushnell's...
Dates: Created: 1819-1823