Content of Packet Delivered to Constant Freeman Discussed

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Date November 17, 1794
Author Name John Habersham (primary) Location: Custom House
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Received letter containing packet from Howell regarding John Matthews. Matthews attorney, John Berrien, opened the packet and found pay for troops. As a result, he order the packet be put into the Custom's House money chest until Matthews specifically requested it, which was not until August. Unsure of why it took Matthews so long to send for the money as Habersham made sure they were aware of its presence.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; John Habersham; John Matthews; supervisor; Supervisor of Revenue; Constant Freeman; John Berrien; deputy; attorney; Gaither; paymaster; ;
Related Places Custom House; Collector's Office; Savannah; Georgia; District of Savannah; Philadelphia; Oconee river; station; post; ;
Keywords chest; money; pay; specie; post note; dollars; ;
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