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Payroll for a Detachment of New Jersey Cavalry

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: War Dept Acct Ltrs Rec'd, RG217 view image
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Document Information
Date November 24, 1794
Author Name Henry Lee (primary)
Recipient Name Presley Nevill (primary)
Summary Pay order and pay roll for a detachment of New Jersey Cavalry for service during the Whiskey Rebellion.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Presley Nevill; Henry Lee; Col. Presley Nevil; Paymaster General Militia Army; Major James Dunham; Lt. Isaac Alston; detachment of New Jersey Cavalry.;
Related Places Pittsburgh.;
Keywords pay; warrant; pay roll.;
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Majr Jas Dunhams receipts to P Nevill from pay of himself & Capt Alstone's Troop 224 - for pay of a detacht the Jersey Cavalry 452 [Total] $676
Pay Roll
Colo Presley Nevill Pay Master Genl Militia Army
Pay Major James Dunham Two Hundred and twenty four dollars for One Months pay for Major Dunham & for Lieut. Alstons Pay Roll agreably to amount herein stated, for services on the expedition against the Insurgents of Pensylvania and this shall be your warrant for the same
Henry Lee
Pay Roll of a Detachment of New Jersey Cavalry in the Service of the United States commanded by Major James Dunham, for part of the months of October & November 1794.

Commencement of Service or of this Settlement
Expiration of Service or of the Settlement
Term of Service Charge
Pay Appr Month Dols.

James Dunham
6 October
6 November
1 Month [blank] Days

Amount of the Pay Roll of Leuit Isaac Alston Troop No. 1 174 Dollars
I have compared the above Statement with the Company Pay Roll & find it accurate. [signed] Jas Dunham Major
Pittsbg 24 Nov. 1794
Recd of Presley Nevill Paymaster to the Militia Army Two Hundred & twenty four Dolls the full amt of one Months pay for Lt Isaac Alstons Troop of N Jersey Cavalry & one month for myself as Major of said Cavalry.
224 Dolls Jas Dunham Major