Records of the revolutionary war: containing the military and financial correspondence of distinguished officers; names of the officers and privates of regiments, companies, and corps, with the dates of their commissions and enlistments; general orders of Washington, Lee, and Greene, at Germantown and Valley Forge; with a list of distinguished prisoners of war; the time of their capture, exchange, etc. To which is added the half-pay acts of the Continental congress; the revolutionary pension laws; and a list of the officers of the Continental army who acquired the right to half-pay, commutation, and lands
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Records of the revolutionary war: containing the military and financial correspondence of distinguished officers; names of the officers and privates of regiments, companies, and corps, with the dates of their commissions and enlistments; general orders of Washington, Lee, and Greene, at Germantown and Valley Forge; with a list of distinguished prisoners of war; the time of their capture, exchange, etc. To which is added the half-pay acts of the Continental congress; the revolutionary pension laws; and a list of the officers of the Continental army who acquired the right to half-pay, commutation, and lands

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RECORDSOF THEWAR:REVOLUTIONARYCONTAININGFINANCIAL CORRESPONDENCETHE MILITARY ANDOFDISTINGUISHED OFFICERS;AND PRIVATES OFNAMES OF THE OFFICERS REGIMENTS, COMPANIES,THEIRAND WITH THE DATES OF COMMISSIONSCORPS,AND ENLISTMENTS;OF ANDGENERAL ORDERS WASHINGTON, LEE, GREENE,AT AND VALLEY FOEGEGERMANTOWN ;WITH A LIST OFDISTINGUISHED PRISONERS OF WAR THE TIME OF THEIR;ETC.CAPTURE, EXCHANGE,^TO WHICH IS ADDEDTHE HALF-PAY ACTS OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS THE REVOLUTIONARY PEN;SION LAWS AND A LIST OF THE OFFICERS OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY;WHO THE RIGHT TOACQUIRED HALF-PAY, COMMUTATION,AND LANDS.BY W. T. R. SAFFELL,AND AGENT FOR REVOLUTIONARY CLAIMS.COUNSELLOR,PUDNEY & RUSSELL, PUBLISHERS,No. 79 JOHN-STREET.1858.fhJUCKSCH<--<hyEntered to Act of in theaccording Congress, year 1857,BY PUDNEY & KUSSELL,the Clerk s Office of the District Court of the United States for theIn Southern of New York.R. C. VALENTINE,PUDNET & PHISTEKIV,STKREOTYI-ER AND KUSSELL,ELKCTKOTYPER,JOUN-STKF.K.T.and 86 No. 7981, 83, Centre-street,NEW YOHK.PREFACEAs numbers of the descendants of Revolutionarygreatofficers and soldiers at this in search otare, time, eagerlyinformation relative to the service of their forancestors,of and satisfaction as well as of history ;purposes profitas of them reside at where ofplaces nothingand, manythe kind can be had without considerable anddifficultyI have it tomy properexpense, thought duty place mycollections ...

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RECORDS OF THE WAR:REVOLUTIONARY CONTAINING FINANCIAL CORRESPONDENCETHE MILITARY AND OF DISTINGUISHED OFFICERS; AND PRIVATES OFNAMES OF THE OFFICERS REGIMENTS, COMPANIES, THEIRAND WITH THE DATES OF COMMISSIONSCORPS, AND ENLISTMENTS ; OF ANDGENERAL ORDERS WASHINGTON, LEE, GREENE, AT AND VALLEY FOEGEGERMANTOWN ; WITH A LIST OF DISTINGUISHED PRISONERS OF WAR THE TIME OF THEIR ; ETC.CAPTURE, EXCHANGE, ^ TO WHICH IS ADDED THE HALF-PAY ACTS OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS THE REVOLUTIONARY PEN ; SION LAWS AND A LIST OF THE OFFICERS OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY ; WHO THE RIGHT TOACQUIRED HALF-PAY, COMMUTATION, AND LANDS. BY W. T. R. SAFFELL, AND AGENT FOR REVOLUTIONARY CLAIMS.COUNSELLOR, PUDNEY & RUSSELL, PUBLISHERS, No. 79 JOHN-STREET. 1858. f h JUCKSCH <-- < h y Entered to Act of in theaccording Congress, year 1857, BY PUDNEY & KUSSELL, the Clerk s Office of the District Court of the United States for theIn Southern of New York. R. C. VALENTINE, PUDNET & PHISTEKIV,STKREOTYI-ER AND KUSSELL,ELKCTKOTYPER, JOUN-STKF.K.T.and 86 No. 7981, 83, Centre-street, NEW YOHK. PREFACE As numbers of the descendants of Revolutionarygreat officers and soldiers at this in search otare, time, eagerly information relative to the service of their forancestors, of and satisfaction as well as of history ;purposes profit as of them reside at where ofplaces nothingand, many the kind can be had without considerable and difficulty I have it tomy properexpense, thought duty place my collections within the reach of all interested. In so I am not without a reason to induce doing, strong a belief that will be of some considerable historicalthey interest in the different locations and movements indicating of the and in the whereabouts of individualarmy, showing and as well as inofficers, regiments, detachments, corps, the dates of events and as thegiving precise important ; financial difficulties of the infant in 1780 hasRepublic been a of both in and insubject great interest, history new is thrown it thelegislation, light upon by correspond in thatence dated year. As the of the United the Court ofCongress States, and the Executive areClaims, Departments constantly PREFACE. in the and in theengaged legislation upon, investigation and claims the United States for miladjustment of, against I am convinced that mncli of the inmatteritary service, cluded in the ofmy collections, especially correspondence and the list of their will serve as an imofficers, deaths, to inindividuals their andportant guide asserting claims, as a of the interests of the inprotection government adjust them.ing be found useful in atThey will, also, once,answering and without the thousands of letters to memberstrouble, of from their information reCongress constituents, asking to and the Pension andlating service,military pensions, Land Laws of the Revolution.Bounty In this I have availed of the freepreparing work, myself " "use of s Life of s FieldIrving Washington," Lossing "Book of the and s ofMaRevolution," McSherry History I am free to are the best and ryland," which, acknowledge, most accurate works on theirextant, respective subjects, and should be owned reader in the land.by every W. T. R. S. 1857BALTIMOEE, MD.,