Source:Public Service Claims Certificates, Ca. 1780-1785

Source Public service claims certificates, ca. 1780-1785
Place Virginia, United States
West Virginia, United States
Year range 1780 - 1785
Subject Directory records
Publication information
Type Government / Church records
Publisher The Virginia State Library
Date issued 1985
Place issued Richmond, Virginia
Virginia, United States. Public service claims certificates, ca. 1780-1785. (Richmond, Virginia: The Virginia State Library, 1985).
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Microfilm of original records at the Virginia State Library and Archives in Richmond, Virginia. These records are listed in: A Guide to state records in the Archives Branch, Virginia State Library / compiled by John S. Salmon. Richmond : The Library, c1985. p. 15 (under Revolutionary War, impressed property claims). Arranged alphabetically by county and within each county alphabetically by the first letter of the recipient's surname. Some of the original documents have darkened or handwriting has faded with age. These certificates were "issued by commissioners of the provision law to persons whose property was impressed for public use. The front of each certificate includes the date, a description of the item impressed (including weight or quantity), its value, and the name of the person from whom it was taken. The reverse of the certificate often contains an assignment of the right to reimbursement signed by the original owner." -- Prelim. materials The following counties are in West Virginia: Berkeley, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Jefferson, and Ohio.

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FHL film numbers

  • 1822808
  • 1822809
  • 1822810
  • 1822811
  • 1822812
  • 1822813
  • 1822814
  • 1822815
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  • 1822817
  • 1822818