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Bartlett, Zacheus (fl. 1822) to Aaron Hobart

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06313.04.126 Author/Creator: Bartlett, Zacheus (fl. 1822) Place Written: Plymouth, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 January 1822 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Discusses bounty land for veterans of the American Revolution. Requests that Hobart obtain and send the warrant issued for Jonathan Bartlett's bounty, which had been approved but not issued. Also asks Hobart, if he can, to send the names of "1200 Massachusetts men who had not obtained that [Revolutionary War] bounty [land]."

People: Bartlett, Zacheus, fl. 1822.
Hobart, Aaron, 1787-1858.
Bartlett, Jonathan

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: American Statesmen, Politics, Government and Civics, Congress, Revolutionary War, Continental Army, Military History, Soldier's Pay, Pensions, Land Transaction

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform