From John Kilty1
Annapolis, August 20, 1792. Asks for reimbursement for his subsistence while he was a captured officer on parole on Long Island during the American Revolution.2
ALS, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 4216, National Archives.
1. Kilty emigrated from England and settled in Annapolis shortly before the American Revolution. From July 1, 1778, to November 10, 1782, he was a captain in the Third Continental Dragoons. He was the father of William Kilty, compiler of the statutes of Maryland.
2. H endorsed this letter: “Answered provisionally Aug 30 1792 reserved for consulting Comptroller.” Letter not found.
On June 28, 1793, Kilty received a warrant from the Treasury Department for $46.42 (RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 4216, National Archives).