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Money Due Troops

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Document Information
Date December 2, 1794
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Accountants Office
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Notification that Fisher transporting money due troops for pay, subsistance, and forage at Head Quarters and the lower parts of the Ohio river. Requests receipt and to forward money to paymaster.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes This document was addressed to Isaac Craig or Lt. Col. Thomas Butler. Cited in Craig to Howell, 12/17/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Joseph Howell; Colonel Thomas Butler; Samuel Fisher; paymaster; army; Commissioned Officer; escort; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Accountant's Office; War Department; Head Quarters; lower parts of Ohio; Ohio River; ;
Keywords pay; subsistence; forage; dollars; receipt; ;
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War Department
Accountant's Office
Dec 2nd 1794
The bearer Samuel Fisher has charge of Fifty Four Thousand six hundred and ninety Dollars, being for the pay Subsistence & forage of the Troops at Head Quarters & the lower post of the Ohio.
to the 31st Instant inclusive, you will be pleased to receive the same of receipt for the amount to Mr. Fisher, and also to forward the money in charge of a Commission at Office with a Sufficient Escort to the Pay Master of the Troops at the Heard Quarters of the Henry
I am
with Respect
Your obd Ser,
Joseph Howell
Isaac Craig Esq.
L Col: Thomas Butlet