United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85140139
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File — Box 4256.001: , Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a single letter from Quartermaster General Timothy Pickering to New York Governor George Clinton (1739-1812) concerning the disposition of property on which the British Army had erected barracks and other structures during its occupation of New York City from 1776 to 1783. Pickering argued that claims for compensation by the previous owners were inadmissible, since they were hardly the only property owners to suffer damages at the hands of the British. The file also includes...
Dates: 1783 December 1