Guide to the New York State Auditor General, Copies of Accounts Audited by the Auditor General for Bills Presented to the State
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ArrangementSeries is arranged chronologically by date of audit.
Scope and Content Note
This series consists of copies of accounts audited by the Auditor General for obligations incurred by the state during years 1775-1794. Entries include abstracts of pay and ration rolls for militia officers and private soldiers during the Revolutionary War. In addition to name and amount due, some entries give information on rank or length of service.
Also included are accounts for supplies purchased or requisitioned during the war; accounts for individual soldiers' back pay or for widows' pensions; accounts for loyalist lands leased or sold by the Commissioners of Forfeitures; accounts for service by members of Congress, the Committee for Detecting and Defeating Conspiracies, the Commissioners of Indian Affairs, the Surveyor-General, and other state offices; accounts of fees received by Collectors for the Ports of New York and Sag Harbour, 1780's; and accounts presented for miscellaneous services.
Corporate Name: New York (State). Comptroller's Office
Corporate Name: New York (State). Dept. of Audit and Control
Geographic Name: New York (State)
Subject: Finance, Public--New York (State)--Accounting
Genre/Physical Characteristic: Accounts
Genre/Physical Characteristic: Account books