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Status of John Nicholson

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 8, 1796
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Simmons had been paying Nicholson's salary, assuming he had been properly appointed as an inspector. However, it turns out that Nicholson was not fulfilling that role, and Simmons hopes that Knox's letters will help clarify the matter. In the interim, no further payments will be made to Nicholson.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; William Simmons; John Nicholson; Samuel Hodgdon; John Stagg; John Stagg Jr; Superintendent and Inspector of Arms; Secretary of War; President; Superintendent of Military Stores; Henry Knox; ;
Related Places Accountant's Office; Philadelphia; War Office; ;
Keywords appointment; account; services; certificate; written order; pay; records of the war office; Act of Congress; arsenals; salary; inspecting; superintending; national armory; ;
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