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Pennsylvania History- 1866-1877, Reconstruction Era (14 collections)

  • Chambersburg War Damage Claim Applications (PA) 1866-1868

    This series contains applications for damage claims submitted by citizens who suffered losses during the burning of Chambersburg on July 30, 1864. The applications are itemized more

  • Chambersburg War Damage Claim Warrant Stub Books (PA) 1866

    Collection of receipts for payments to Chambersburg citizens awarded claims from the $500,000 appropriation of 1866 for the relief of Chambersburg citizens who lost property in more

  • Civil War Service and Pension Accounts (PA) 1861-1873

    The Service Accounts list expenditures and dis-allowances made by the state of Pennsylvania during and after the war. The first volume includes disbursements of funds on more

  • Constitutional Convention of 1873 (PA) Journal

    This collection contains a record, arranged chronologically by date of entry, of each day of the convention giving the surnames of the delegates in the order more

  • Governor John F. Hartranft (PA) Correspondence and Issue Files, 1873-1879

    This collection contains collection of correspondence, broadsides, and papers dealing with issues during Hartranft's two-term governorship. Among the subjects addressed are the 1876 Centennial Commission, the more

  • Mexican War Accounts and Related Papers (PA) 1846-1880

    A collection of muster rolls and claims for pay for the 1st and 2nd Regiments of the Pennsylvania Volunteers who participated in the Mexican War. The more

  • Military Claims File Claims not Settled (PA) 1862-1905

    A record of claims that were not settled in response to the Acts of April 16, 1862 and April 22, 1863 providing for the Adjutant General, more

  • Military Pension Accounts and Related Papers (PA) circa 1789-1883

    The file consists of various pension books and lists of the names of Pennsylvania veterans who served between 1795 and 1883. Most of the accounts concern more

  • Minutes of the Board of Appraisers of Chambersburg War Damages (PA) 1866

    A daily record of the Chambersburg Board of Appraisers, created to appraise all damages associated with the Rebel invasion of July 1864. The board met at more

  • Permanent Teaching Certificates (PA) Record Books, 1868-1908

    This collection, arranged numerically by certificate number and indexed internally, alphabetically by the first letter of the applicant's surname, contains a record of the persons granted more

  • Population Record Books of the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home, 1864-1883

    Roster of Admissions, April 12, 1864-May 21, 1872. Arranged by admittance date, entries list the veterans name, age, place of birth, number, date of admittance, disease more

  • Record Book of Claims for Arrears of Pay and Bounty (PA) 1864-1869

    A record of claims of arrears and bounty due to Pennsylvania Volunteers who fought and died in combat during the Civil War. Entries generally show soldiers' more

  • Record of Chambersburg War Damage Claim Final Awards (PA) 1866

    This is a record of the pro rata payment amount that each Chambersburg claimant received as a result of the $500,000 state appropriation. Information for each more

  • Revolutionary War Pension File (PA) 1809-1893

    Certifications prepared by the Orphans' Court or the State Supreme Court entitling Revolutionary War veterans or their wives to obtain state compensation such as that provided more