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RG 045. Dorr Rebellion Board of Commissioners on Insurrectionary Claims

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 045
Board of Commissioners created by Act of the General Assembly approved July 2, 1842 "to provide for the payment of the expenses incurred on account of the late insurrection." $50,000 allocated with Edward S. Wilkinson, Edward W. Lawton & Stephen Branch appointed to receive, examine & audit claims against the State & draw orders upon the General Treasurer. Over 5,000 payments approved for military services or incurred expenses August 1842 to January 1846. Whole amount expended by the commission $46,046.92 including 4,343 orders drawn for military service & 714 non – military claims (Acts & Resolves of the General Assembly, 1841 - 1842, Vol. 43, p. 135; Committee Reports, Rhode Island General Assembly, Vol. 10 # 102)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dorr Rebellion: Committee on Accounts

 Series — Box Dorr Rebellion: Committee on Accounts
Identifier: C#01158

Dorr Rebellion – Accounts allowed by Committee appointed by the General Assembly October Session 1842

Dates: 1842

Dorr Rebellion: Insurrectionary Claims

 Series — Volume Dorr Rebellion: Insurrectionary Claims
Identifier: C#01157

Payment ledger of the General Treasurer of approved claims against the State for services rendered or damages incurred during the Dorr insurrection, May - July 1842

Dates: 1842-1843

Dorr Rebellion: Payment Vouchers

 Series — Box Dorr Rebellion: Payment Vouchers
Identifier: C#01161

Payment vouchers - orders drawn upon the General Treasurer for services rendered during Dorr Insurrection, May - July 1842.

Dates: 1842-1843