Extracts from John Winthrop's History of New England Volume 31-33

Extracts from John Winthrop's History of New England Volume 31-33

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... are respectively entitled and cause the townships or fractional parts of townships herein before reserved for the use of the late continental army to be drawn for in such manner as he shall deem expedient to answer the purpose of an impartial distribution. He shall from time to time transmit certificates to the commissioners of the loan offices of the different states to the lines of which the military claimants have respectively belonged, specifying the name & rank of the party, the terms of his engagement and time of his service and the division, brigade regiment or company to which he belonged, the quantity of land he is entitled to and the township or fractional part of a township and range out of which his portion is to be taken The Commissioners of the loan offices shall execute deeds for such undivided proportions in manner & form herein before mentioned varying only in such a degree as to make the same conformable to the certificate from the secretary at war. Where any military claimants of bounty in lands shall not have belonged to the line of any particular state, similar certificates shall be sent to the board of treasury who shall execute deeds to the parties for the same. The secretary at war, from the proper returns, shall transmit to the board of treasury a certificate specifying the name and rank of the several claimants of the hospital department of the late continental army together with the quantity of land each claimant is entitled to and the township or fractional part of a township and range out of which his portion is to be taken. And thereupon the board of treasury shall proceed to execute deeds to such claimants. The board of treasury and the commissioners of the loan offices in the states shall within...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973887
  • 9781236973887