The Resource Account of the United States with the state of Virginia

Account of the United States with the state of Virginia

Label
Account of the United States with the state of Virginia, 1813-1815
Title
Account of the United States with the state of Virginia
Inclusive dates
1813-1815
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains an alphabetical account of the United States with the state of Virginia between 1813 and 1815 for expenses incurred during the War of 1812. The account provides the date, the name of the claimant, the nature of the claim, and the amount of the claim. Included are claims for pay, ferriage, supplies, rations, express riders, forage, transportation, pay masters, quarter masters, etc
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts. (Search Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts as author).
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The United States Congress declared war against Great Britain on 18 June 1812 in response to British impressment of American seamen, violation of American neutrality, and blockade of American ports. The British responded by blockading the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and raiding coastal settlements. In June 1813 the British attempted to capture Norfolk but were repulsed by militia stationed on Craney Island. Although actual encounters were few, the threat of attack kept militia in the field throughout the war, which ended when the Treaty of Ghent was signed on 24 December 1814.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Account of the United States with the state of Virginia
Note
These records are part of the Auditor of Public Accounts record group (RG# 48)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
C. Lee Moore
Organization method
  • Organized into the following series: Account of the United States with the state of Virginia, 1813-1815.
  • Arranged alphabetically, then chronologically for each letter of the alphabet.
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001613651
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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