Document. John Cown Petition for expenses, Volunteer Mounted Gunmen, War of 1812

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Original Source: United States. 15th Cong., 1st sess. House. Doc.:140, Dec 29 1817

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Captain Cowan's petition.
[Washington, D.C. ] : Printed by E. De Krafft, 1818
14 p. ; 25 cm.
[United States. 15th Cong., 1st sess. House. Doc.] 140
Running head: [140]. "December 29, 1817. Referred to the Committee of Claims. March 2, 1818. Report against--committed to the whole House on Thursday next"--T.p. Concerning the petitioner's request for reimbursement for the amount spent to shoe horses and "in the purchase of subsistence and forage" for his company of Tennessee Volunteer Mounted Gunmen during the Creek War. Addressed to "the honorable the Senate and House of Representatives ... in Congress assembled," and signed in type on p. 2 by John Cowan ; accompanied by supporting documents.

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