U.S. Congress, H.R. 115, prize money for privateer General Armstrong



H.R.115 was a Congressional bill to appropriate money in the amount of $10,000 to Captain Samuel C. Reid, the officers and crew of the General Armstrong which was attacked and burned in the port of Fayal in the Azores on 26 September 1814 during the War of 1812.

Library of Congress: American Memory website. A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774 - 1875, Bills and Resolutions, House of Representatives, 15th Congress, 1st Session, "A Bill Authorizing a sum of money to be distributed among the officers and crew of the late private armed brig, General Armstrong," 4 March 1818. H.R. 115.



22 February 2008
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