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Pierce notifies Congress of the impending completion of his work

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date October 24, 1785
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name John Hancock (primary)
Summary John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, notifies John Hancock, President of Congress, that within 30 days the settlements of his department will be closed. Pierce recommends that a deadline be established by Congress for the admission of claims for services.
Document Format Draft Document
Document Notes No signature, but in Pierce's Hand. Addressed to President of Congress.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Hancock; John Pierce; creditors; the army; congress; ;
Related Places New York;
Keywords monies; settlements; accounts; claims; services; ;
Key Phrases I presume that my services will not longer be wanted.

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