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Identifier: A0190

Title: James Bruff Papers, 1805-1820


Major James Bruff was in charge of U. S. troops in Upper Louisiana in 1805.

Collection contains contemporary copies of a document signed Thomas Jefferson, March 13, 1807, directing forfeiture of pay and emoluments to be remitted to Major Bruff, Regiment of Artillerists, and that said Bruff receive same as though no sentence of court martial had been passed (at Fort Bellefontaine in February 1806); and document signed H. Dearborn, March 18, 1807, accepting resignation of Major Bruff.

1 folder (8 items)

Cite as: James Bruff Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1805-1820

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts


Subjects: Armed Forces
Pay, allowances, etc.
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Fort Bellefontaine (Saint Louis, Mo.)


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