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[No.41] Account Information

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
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Date October 31, 1794
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Accountants Office
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Capt. Howe's muster and pay rolls received, noted inadmissible expenses. Howell enclosed account of Doctor VanDyke to be paid by Craig.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Joseph Howell; Captain Howe; How; detachment; doctor; Thomas VanDyke; Van Dyke; Vandyke; ;
Related Places Accountants Office; Pittsburgh; post; Wheeling; ;
Keywords account; pay; muster rolls; pay rolls; list of errors; vouchers; ;
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No 41
War Department
Accountants Office
Oct. 31 1794
I have received your letter of 24 in. with muster & pay rolls for the month of June 1794 of Capt. Howes detachment. I observe in making up the pay [missing] the men, it frequently occurs that there are charged parts of [*ments} which are inadmissible & in future must be struck off the rolls.
No rolls having been transmitted for the detachment at the post at Wheeling, wish to be informed if they are paid, & if so please to forward the papers.
I enclose a list of errors in the pay rolls transmitted to which I request your attention. I also inclose a State of Doct. Thomas Vandykes accounts, the balance you will discharge & transmit his rec't on the acct as your voucher, hereafter he may paid by you.
I am with respect Sir Your obdt Servt.
James Howell
Isaac Craig Esq.