The Resource List of state and navy officers and soldiers who have received certificates

List of state and navy officers and soldiers who have received certificates

Label
List of state and navy officers and soldiers who have received certificates, 1781
Title
List of state and navy officers and soldiers who have received certificates
Inclusive dates
1781
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a list of state and navy officers who have received certificates for one and two years advance on account agreeable to the Act of the Assembly passed at the November Session 1781. This list provides the name of the officer, their rank, date of certification, and sum. There is also a short list of state and navy officers who have received certificates for the balance of their full pay. Also contains a list of state and navy soldiers and sailors who have received certificates for the balance of their full pay agreeable to the Act of Assembly passed at the November Session 1781
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia General Assembly. (Search Virginia General Assembly as author).
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
During its session begun in November 1781 the General Assembly passed an act to adjust and regulate the pay and accounts of the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line on continental establishment, and also of the officers, soldiers, sailors, and marines, in the service of this state, and for other purposes. This act stipulated that the auditors of public accounts settle and adjust the pay and accounts of the officers and soldiers from 1 January 1777 to 31 December 1781. The act also stipulated that the auditors issue printed certificates payable with interest and return a list of certificates to the treasurer.
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
List of state and navy officers and soldiers who have received certificates
Note
These records are part of the General Assembly record group (RG# 78)
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Inventory
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Organization method
  • Organized into the following series: List of state and navy officers and soldiers who have received certificates, 1781.
  • Arranged alphabetically by pensioner.
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001625425
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
p.

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