1785.016: Circular Letter Concerning Pensioners.
Full Title: Council Chamber, October 20, 1785. Gentlemen, The act of Assembly passed last session for further continuing the act concerning pensioners, directs the courts of the several counties within this commonwealth to make, to the executive, returns respecting the bodily abilities of all persons receiving annual pensions from the public ... I am, Gentlemen, your obedient humble servant, [in manuscript: "P. Henry"].
Author: Virginia. Council of State.
Place Issued: Richmond
Issuing Press: Dunlap & Hayes
Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 21 cm. x 17 cm. (broadside).
Sheet lacks printer credit; attributed here to press of Dunlap & Hayes, the incumbent public printers then, as item was one required in their contract. Council requested that each county court review the status and benefits of pensioners in their county annually and report to them their condition, according to act of October 1784. An enclosure (1785.017) lists pensioners known to the executive and their pension amounts.
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