Copies of accounts audited by the Auditor General for obligations incurred by the state during years 1775-1794. Entries include abstracts of pay and ration rolls for militia officers and private soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Also included are accounts for supplies purchased or requisitioned during the war; accounts for individual soldiers' back pay or for widows' pensions; accounts for loyalist lands leased or sold by the Commissioners of Forfeitures; accounts for service by members of Congress, the Committee for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies, the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, the Surveyor-General, and other state offices; accounts of fees received by Collectors for the Ports of New York and Sag Harbour, 1780's; and accounts presented for miscellaneous services. Records were damaged by the 1911 Capitol fire.
early 1780s - early 1790s
New York State Archives, A0870-77, Copies of accounts audited by the auditor general for bills presented to the state, 1780-1794, Book A, pages 1-20.
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