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Examination of Books of Pay Office

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
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Document Information
Date November 30, 1785
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Richard Humpton (primary)
Summary Has examined the Books of the Pay Office; no charges found against Captain Robert Patton. Appears by books of auditors of Army that he settled his accounts for recruiting. Edward Evans of 6th Regiment is returned in rolls as deserter; John Smith, 10th Regiment as prisoner. No James Smith. Requests that Humpton be particular in names of soldiers.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Humpton to Howell 01/25/1785.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups General Richard Humpton; Joseph Howell; 6th Regiment; 10th Regiment; 11th Regiment; supernumerary officers; auditors of Army; deserter; prisoner; James Smith; John Smith; Army; ;
Related Places New York; Treasury; ;
Keywords money; ;
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