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    [Americana]. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CLAIMS, TO WHOM WAS REFERRED, ON THE 28TH OF FEBRUARY LAST, THE PETITION OF ANN ELLIOT. COMMITTED TO A COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE HOUSE, ON MONDAY NEXT. PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. [Philadelphia: 1800]. 4pp, printed on rectos only. Light tan and wear, Good+ or so. Robert Elliot, Ann's husband, "was employed as a Contractor to the army of the United States- in obeying the directions of the late General Wayne, and endeavouring to advance with provisions to Fort Recovery, he was attacked by a party of Indians and killed on the 6th October, 1794." Denying compensation to her and her children, the Committee says existing laws "for the relief of Widows and Orphans have not embraced cases of this nature." FIRST EDITION. Evans 38845.


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