The Resource Military pay certificates correspondence and vouchers

Military pay certificates correspondence and vouchers

Label
Military pay certificates correspondence and vouchers, 1790-1791
Title
Military pay certificates correspondence and vouchers
Inclusive dates
1790-1791
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Military Expenditures - Revolutionary War. Military Service Pay
  • This series contains correspondence and vouchers relating to military pay certificates, 1790, 1791
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928) (Search as Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts (1776-1928))
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Biographical or historical data
During its session begun in November 1781 the General Assembly passed an act concerning the pay of Virginia officers and soldiers in the Continental or state army. The auditor issued pay certificates due, with six percent interest, on or before 1 January 1785. The General Assembly passed acts during its next three sessions authorizing the payment of military certificates in tobacco or specie and requiring the auditor to calculate the interest accrued on the certificates, which were made legal tender for the payment of taxes.
Citation location within source
entry no. 221
Citation source
Auditor of Public Accounts inventory
Label
Military pay certificates correspondence and vouchers
Arrangement
By type of record.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Military pay certificates, correspondence and vouchers, 1790-1791,
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000484883
Type of unit
items.

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