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New York State Comptroller's Office Opinion of State Agent for War of 1812 Claims

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

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Albany, NY 12230

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This opinion of Richard Crowley, State Agent for War Claims, reviews legislation for settlement of claims against the state arising from the War of 1812. It recommends that the state seek reimbursement for expenditures under the "Omnibus Claims Bill" passed by the U.S. Congress, March 4, 1905. The opinion also reviews possible claims arising from the Civil War and War with Spain and includes a bill introduced in U.S. Congress for reimbursement of expenditures in the War of 1812.
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0.1 cu. ft. (1 item)
Inclusive Dates:
1905
Series Number:
A1183

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This opinion of Richard Crowley, State Agent for War Claims, reviews New York State legislation for settlement of claims against the state arising from the War of 1812, and recommends that the state seek reimbursement from the U.S. for its own expenditures under the "Omnibus Claims Bill" passed by the U.S. Congress, March 4, 1905. The opinion also reviews possible claims by the state arising from the Civil War and War with Spain. Also included is a printed bill introduced in U.S. Congress for reimbursement of expenditures in the War of 1812, with a brief to Governor Hughes regarding the same.

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Series A0020 War of 1812 certificates of claim and related records, contains related claims records

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