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Delivery of Money for Pay and Forage of Troops of Upper Parts of Ohio River

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Document Information
Date April 19, 1794
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Accountants Office
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Lieutenant Campbell Smith has charge of $4881.50 for pay and forage of troops of upper parts of Ohio River.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Joseph Howell; Campbell Smith; contractors; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Accountants Office; upper posts of the Ohio; Ohio River; ;
Keywords pay and forage; estimate; subsistence accounts; rations; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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War Department
Accountants office
April 19th 1794
Sir
The train of Campbell Smith has charge of the sum of four thousand eight hundred ^ fifty one Ds 50/100 to be delivered to you, being for pay and forage of the troops at the upper posts of the Ohio, from 1st August 1793 to 30 [undecipherable] March April 1794, [undecipherable], and for subsistence for the year 1793, agreeably to the inclosed [undecipherable] --
1: Estimate of To Forage from 1st August, to 31 Dec. 1793 [undecipherable] Dolls 2,800--
2. ditto of ditto, Jan 1 to 30th [undecipherable] 1794 ... 1680
3. ditto of subsistence for 1793 401.50
[undecipherable] 4,881.50.
you will be pleased to be particularly careful in disbursing the money, for pay and forage in the manner heretofore instructed, the subsistence accounts will show the [undecipherable] places and prices, of the rations which they became due, to be certified if possible by the Contractors; & the officers Certificates on the honor that the rations are [undecipherable] & justibly due --
I am Sir
Your old S[undecipherable]
Joseph Howell
Maj. Isaac Craig
Pittsburgh