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Settlement of Army Officers' Accounts

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 5, 1786
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Pay Office, New York
Recipient Name Jonathan Nicholson (primary)
Summary Discusses the settlement of the accounts of two officers, Captain William Coxe and Captain William Ferguson.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Enclosed in Howell to Bayard, 01/05/1786.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Nicholson; Joseph Howell; supernumerary officers; Captain William Coxe; 10th Regiment; officer; United States; Captain William Ferguson;
Related Places Pay Office; New York;
Keywords return; examination; nominal pay; settled; accounts; record; account of depreciation; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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Pay Office,
New York, January 5 1786
Dear Sir,
In the return of Super [undecipherable] Officers transmitted you, I find on examination that I have omited Capt. Willia Coxe late of the 10th Regiment--This Officer has recived the nominal pay with those of the regiment--Cap. Coxe has settled his accounts with the United States as appears on record in this Office--I will thank you for a Copy of Cap. Wm Ferguson a/c of depreciation as settled by you, he has an account still open with the United States which cannot be closed without your assistance
Joseph Howell