H.R. 4982, A bill granting a pension to Harriet Tubman Davis

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Title

H.R. 4982, A bill granting a pension to Harriet Tubman Davis

Subject

Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Description

Congress received many letters of support for Tubman's pension claim and in 1899 Congress passed, and President William McKinley signed, H.R. 4982. The bill authorized an increase of Tubman's pension to twenty dollars per month for her service as a nurse.

Creator

U.S. House of Representatives

Source

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Rights

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Identifier

National Archives Identifier: 306578

Bibliographic Citation

National Archives. Claim of Harriet Tubman. Accessed 30 Nov. 2018, https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/claim-of-harriet-tubman.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

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Original Format

Paper

Citation

U.S. House of Representatives, “H.R. 4982, A bill granting a pension to Harriet Tubman Davis,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed June 12, 2021, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/84.

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