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15 Days (Pt. 3): The 1820 Estate Schedule and Income of Henry CLEMENS

he Service-Pension act of 1818 resulted in a great number of pension appli­ca­tions. Many of these applications were approved, and the US Con­gress struggled to appro­pri­ate large sums of money to meet the pen­sion demands. Finan­cial dif­fi­cul­ties, and the belief … Continue reading

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15 Days (Pt. 1): Chief Henry CLIMINGHAWK

Henry Climinghawk died in 1837.[1] He was buried on the Presbyterian side of the Birmingham cemetery in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. In Warriors Mark Township, where Henry resided for 50 years, a legend has grown up around him. It is said, by … Continue reading

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