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Ewing, Thomas (1789-1871) Widow's pension certificate

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02016.176 Author/Creator: Ewing, Thomas (1789-1871) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 15 June 1850 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Widow's pension certificate for Isabella St. Clair, wife of Daniel St. Clair, Drum Major in the Revolutionary War. The certificate is sealed with the Department of the Interior seal. the docket indicates that the pension is to be paid in Philadelphia by James R. Snowden, agent for paying pensioners in Pennsylvania.

Background Information: Thomas Ewing served as the first U.S. Secretary of the Interior between 8 March 1849 and 22 July 1850. Prior to this appointment, he served as the fourteenth U.S. Secretary of the ...Treasury from 14 March 1841 to 11 September 1841.See More

People: Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Women's HistoryPensionsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyFinanceGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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