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Bounty Land Warrant Card

George Shell

Private

New York Line

Warrant Number 7825

100 Acres

Issued Augustr 28, 1790 To C. Yates's Exr's, Assignee.

The information concerning the issuance of Warrants carded on this form is found in volumes 2 to 4 of "Land Warrants Issued Prior to 1800" which are registers of bounty land warrants issued to non-commissioned officers and privates under congressional resolutions of September 16, 1776,and subsequent dates. other records relative to the applications for warrants appear to have been destroyed in the War Department fire of November 9, 1800, information concerning warrants surrendered to the Federal Government is to be found in General Land Office Records in the National Archives.

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