Secretary of State: Revolutionary War Military Papers, 1776-1855

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The Secretary of State, Revolutionary War Military Papers, consist of papers and claims concerning military bounty land in the Military District (now in Tennessee). Veterans or their heirs who were denied a military land warrant were entitled to appeal to the General Assembly. These records consist of proofs of service, including depositions, powers of attorney, letters of guardianship, discharge papers, affidavits, and commissions.

For more information about this collection, see the guide to the Secretary of State's collection. Records of the Secretary of State may also be available on third party websites. The State Archives provides links to many of these collections in its Digital Collection.