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Knox notifies contractor of suspension of recruiting

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Independence Hall Autograph Coll. view image
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Date November 3, 1785
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Clement Biddle (primary)
Summary Henry Knox, Secretary at War, notifies Clement Biddle, contractor, that following the march of Captain Zeigler's company the recruiting service will be suspended. Knox directs Biddle to forward his accounts to the Comptroller for payment. Biddle has issued rations to these troops.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Clement Biddle; Henry Knox; Captain Zeigler; the Comptroller; contractors; ;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords accounts; rations; subsistence; recruiting; payment; money; ;
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War Office 3 Nov. 1785.
Dear Sir,
After the march of Capn Zeigler's com-
pany the recruiting Service will be suspended
until March. In the mean time you will
please to forward your accounts to the comp-
troller and upon their being passed, you
shall be paid for the rations you have
I am, dear Sir,
Your humble Servant
Clement Biddle Esq.