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03 March 2010

1855 Bounty Land Application Instructions

We don't normally point to webpages here on Tip of the Day, but among the thousands of neat things on www.archive.org is the following:

Instructions and forms to be observed by persons applying to the Pension Office for bounty land under the act of March 3, 1855 : entitled "an act in addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States."


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