Orders to be Paid, Colonel Sproat's Account, Indian Goods

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Date December 27, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Kirkpatrick is to fulfill the duties of Commissary, instructions will be sent soon. Governor Lee's orders are to be paid. Colonel Sproat's account has been sent to Craig to verify the services performed. The invoice of Indian goods will be sent to the Treasury.
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Major Kirkpatrick; Governor Lee; Henry Lee; Captain Sparks; Colonel Sproat; commissary; ;
Related Places War Department; river; fort; ;
Keywords instructions; military services; accounts; invoice of Indian goods; Indian Goods; ;
Key Phrases received yours; hope nothing will prevent; Kirkpatrick executing the duties of Commissary according to your intimation; his instructions will not be ready until next post; he will; be fully prepared to descend instantly upon the receipt of them; Lee's orders to you in favor of; Sparks and similar ones for military services must be paid; Sproat's accounts; not perceived here what were his actual services; for such he ought be paid; but the public will not create sinecure places or pay where no services are performed and evidence produced thereof; invoice of Indian Goods shall be presented to the Treasury; purchase of Indian Goods is in that department;
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