The Resource Western Commissioners' papers, : correspondence and vouchers

Western Commissioners' papers, : correspondence and vouchers

Label
Western Commissioners' papers, : correspondence and vouchers, 1782-1783
Title
Western Commissioners' papers,
Title remainder
correspondence and vouchers
Inclusive dates
1782-1783
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
engfre
Summary
  • These records are part of Auditor of Public Accounts. Administration of State Government: Military Expenditures - Revolutionary War. Board of Western Commissioners
  • Contains correspondence, depositions, accounts, and vouchers relating to public claims submitted to the Board for settlement
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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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
The Board of Western Commissioners was appointed by the Governor's council on 20 July 1781 to settle the expenses incurred arising from the military conquest of the "Western Country," (i.e. Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois). The Board presented their findings on 1 July 1783 and disbanded.
Cataloging source
Vi
Language note
Some of the documents are in French
Label
Western Commissioners' papers, : correspondence and vouchers
Arrangement
Chronological.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Western Commissioners' papers, correspondence and vouchers, 1782-1783.
  • Auditor of Public Accounts
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000491755
Type of unit
in.

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