Rhode Island. Committee on Invalid Pensioners (1790)
- Existence: 1790
Committee appointed by the General Assembly (Jeremiah Olney & John S. Dexter) under Resolution # 159 dated January 16, 1790 to provide an account of invalid pensioners and the return of officers who died in the service of the United States whose widows and orphans were entitled to seven years half pay. The committee was to ascertain the demands against the State as of March 4, 1789 and to determine the value of monies advanced and transmit the returns to General Knox, Secretary of War of the United States.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Record of commiteee appointed by the General Assembly to make return of invalid pensioners & officers who died in the service of the United States during the Revolutionary War