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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.135
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title Massachusetts resolution authorizing the governor and executive council to take measures necessary to settle the state's claim against the federal government
Date 14 February 1821
Author Pickman, Dudley L. (1779-1846)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Resolution submitted by Pickman and copy issued by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Alden Bradford. The state was seeking $11,000 remuneration for defense expenses from "the late war," probably the War of 1812. The date refers to its approval by the state legislature. Sent with a circular letter discussing the resolution (see GLC06313.134).
Subjects Finance  Military History  War of 1812  Government and Civics  
People Pickman, Dudley Leavitt (1779-1846)  Bradford, Alden (1765-1843)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Government & Politics; War of 1812; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Circular letter from John Brooks to Aaron Hobart regarding a government resolution