Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America, March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791: v. 7: Petition Histories: Revolutionary War-related Claims

Volume VII presents the histories and documentary record of over 400 Revolutionary War-related petitions presented to the First Federal Congress. The documents reveal much about the official reaction towards the plight of those who suffered to secure independence, but they also tell the fascinating stories of individual soldiers.