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LAWS, AND ORDINANCES,

RELATING TO THE

PAY, HALF PAY, COMMUTATION OF HALF PAY, BOUNTY LANDS,

AND OTHER PROMISES MADE BY CONGRESS

TO THE

OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION;

то THE

SETTLEMENT OF THE ACCOUNTS BETWEEN THE UNITED

STATES AND THE SEVERAL STATES,

AND TO

FUNDING THE REVOLUTIONARY DEBT.

Drital Statis. Quan comedy

WASHINGTON:

PRINTED BY THOMAS ALLEN.

1838.

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In compliance with the Resolution of the House of Representatives of the United States of April 11, 1836, which directs that “the Clerk of this House cause to be compiled, for the use of the House, in chronological order, and under appropriate heads, all the Resolves and Acts of Congress relating to the pay, half pay, commutation of half pay, bounty lands, and other promises made by Congress to the Officers and Soldiers of the revolutionary army; also, a synopsis of the provisions for funding the revolutionary debt of the United States, and of the several Acts in aid thereof; also, the Acts of the old and present Governments for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the several States, and such other general information, to be ascertained from the archives of the Government, as may be useful in the settlement of revolutionary claims now pending," I have the honor to submit the following

WALTER S. FRANKLIN, Clerk of the House of Representatives.

CONTENTS.

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