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" That our senators in congress be instructed, and our members of the house of representatives be requested to advocate and vote for a bill to provide for the final settlement and payment of the half pay for life, which was promised by the continental congress... "
Votes and Proceedings - Page 244
by New York (State). Legislature. Senate - 1858
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 3; Volume 8; Volume 55

United States. Congress - Law - 1832 - 756 pages
...said Mr. B., that at an early day he continental Congress took up the subject of allowing lalf pay to the officers of the revolutionary army who should serve to the end of the war. As early as 1778, or lerhaps before that time, this important subject was >rought before them, but...
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Resolutions, Laws, and Ordinances, Relating to the Pay, Half Pay ...

United States - Bounties, Military - 1838 - 546 pages
...which, by the resolve of October twenty -one, seventeen hundred and eighty, Congress engaged to pay to the officers of the revolutionary army who should serve to the end of the war. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sum so found due be paid to the legal representatives of...
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Laws of the State of New York

New York (State) - Session laws - 1856 - 402 pages
...to tk thanks and gratitude of the country. Resolved, That our senators in congress, and our membefi of the house of representatives, be requested to advocate...the time of their reduction, deducting the value of the commutation certificates issued in their names; and that the amount found due be paid to the officer,...
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Laws of the State of New York

New York (State) - Session laws - 1858 - 812 pages
...congress, contained in the resolutions of the 21st October, 1780, January 7 th, 1781, and March 8th, 1785, by allowing to the officers of the revolutionary...names; and that the amount found due be paid to the officers (if alive), and if dead, to his widow and children equally, and if none, to the next of kin...
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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1858 - 830 pages
...the 21st of October, 1780, January the 7th, 1781, and March the 8th, 1785, promised half-pay for life to the officers of the revolutionary army who should...end of the war, or until the time of their reduction ; Resolved, That our senators in Congress be instructed, and our representatives requested, to advocate...
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At the General Assembly of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence ...

Rhode Island - Session laws - 1858 - 1026 pages
...representatives in Congress be requested to advocate and vote for a bill to provide for the payment, for the half pay for life, which was promised by the continental...Congress to the officers of the revolutionary army, in the resolves of Congress, passed October 21, 1780, and subsequently, deducting the value of the...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1859 - 686 pages
...Maryland in favor of the enactment of a law for the final settlement and payment of the half-pay for life promised by the continental Congress to the officers...revolutionary army who should serve to the end of the war; which were referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Mr. Kennedy presented a resolution of...
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