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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.627.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1793 
Title Accounts of the Society of the Cincinnati, State of Massachusetts
Date ca. 1793-1794
Author Society of the Cincinnati  
Document Type Non-governmental organization document; Business and financial document
Content Description Includes a 1793 account signed by Treasurer Henry Jackson with lists of payments to and from "The Officers of the Massachusetts Line," accompanied by a June 28, 1793 verification, signed by Joseph Vose, Benjamin Dana and Thomas H. Condy of the Massachusetts Society's Committee of Examination. Attached is a note citing a payment of 214 dollars, "subscribed by a number of officers of the Line" to General William Hull. The general had been appointed by his fellow officers in the spring of 1792 to press a memorial to Congress requesting further compensation for Revolutionary War veterans. Also includes a July 1, 1794 account signed by Henry Jackson, including payments made for a July 4th, 1793 "Feast" for the officers. (Costs include advertising through the publisher of the Columbian Centinel, wine and dinner.)
Subjects Society of the Cincinnati  Fraternal Organization  Continental Army  Revolutionary War  Military History  Finance  Congress  Fourth of July  Alcohol  Holidays and Celebrations  Journalism  
Place written Various Locations
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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