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Dear Ms. Mayo,
Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!
We searched the National Archives Catalog and located a series titled Military Bounty Land Warrants under the Act of 1812 in the Records of the Bureau of Land Management, 1685-2006 (Record Group 49). For access to and/or copies of these records, please contact the National Archives at Washington, DC (RDT1) via email at email@example.com. You may need to visit RDT1 in person first before determining whether you would like a copy of the file for Matthew Luter.
We hope this information is helpful. Best of luck with your research!
Thanks Rebecca. I'll have to think about this.
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The National Archives also holds the Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, from the Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Some of these have been digitized and are in our catalog, if you're interested in browsing them to see what a typical bounty land application file looks like.
It doesn't look like Matthew Luter's file has been digitized, though, so as Rebecca Collier noted, you will want to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit in person to get a better idea of what Luter's file contains.
Thank you Catherine. I know it costs about $50 to get a file from the NARA so I'll have to think about this.