Report from the Committee of Claims, on the petition of Alexander Scott, of the state of South Carolina, on behalf of himself and others, referred on the second instant. 22d January, 1805. Read, and ordered to be referred to a committee of the whole House, on Thursday next.

United States. Congress. House. Committee of Claims.

Published by Pr. by William Duane & Son, 1805
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The petitioner, acting as agent to the several parties concerned, requests compensation for the loss of 21 slaves and other "goods and chattels" belonging to William Scott, James Pettigrew, and John Pettigrew after being attacked by Cherokee Indians on 9 June 1794. The white people were put to death. Accompanying the report is a letter from R. Witherspoon to Gen. Richard Winn, dated "Williamsburgh, South Carolina, Nov. 22d, 1804" on pp. [7]-8. 8vo. 8 pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 9594. Removed from a nonce volume. Top right corner of title-page with a librarian's lightly pencilled notation. Very good. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Report from the Committee of Claims, on the ...
Publisher: Pr. by William Duane & Son
Publication Date: 1805

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