H.R. 4982, A bill granting a pension to Harriet Tubman Davis, late a nurse in the United States Army

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Title

H.R. 4982, A bill granting a pension to Harriet Tubman Davis, late a nurse in the United States Army

Subject

Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Description

Congress received many letters of support for Tubman's pension claim. 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, 55th Congress, 3rd Session

Source

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

Date

January 19, 1899

Rights

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C, 20408, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Documents and Published Materials-Government Document

Identifier

ARC 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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Citation

U.S. House of Representatives, 55th Congress, 3rd Session, “H.R. 4982, A bill granting a pension to Harriet Tubman Davis, late a nurse in the United States Army,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed December 7, 2022, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/84.