Bounty Lands - Revolutionary War 1790 - 1809
(see also Balloting Book)
This book contains information on the bounty lands granted for military service
in the Revolutionary War. The book begins with a list of the military townships
and an explanation of the allowances for each rank of soldier. There is one page
detailing ungranted lands in Sterling, which is followed by several pages titled
"Return of the Dead from the Several N. York Regiments." This is an alphabetical
listing by name, and also includes rank, regiment, company and a column for remarks.
The book goes on to list the first and second New York Regiment, the New York Regiment
of Artillery, commissioned officers, and various other persons granted land.