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Merits of a Petition

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date March 11, 1786
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Board of Commissioners (primary)
Summary Discusses the merits of a petition for pay of William Shattuck for his service in the Revolution in apprehending the supposed leader of an insurrection in favor of the British
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
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Related Persons/Groups Board of Treasury; John Pierce; William Shattuck; Commander-in-Chief; Luke Knowlton; Samuel Wells; Congress; British Government; United States; British;
Related Places New York; New Hampshire Grants; Newsome; Brattleborough;
Keywords 1782; authority; resolution of Congress; November 1782; insurrection; orders; November 1783; treaty of peace; security; petition; government; laws; expense; service; charges; guard; account;
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