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Report on Petition of Patrick Bennett

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Pierce, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
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Date May 5, 1786
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts
Recipient Name Board of Treasury (primary)
Summary Pierce's report to the Board of Treasury on the petition of Patrick Bennett (who was assigned to the Forage Master's Department) for "depreciation" pay recommending denial of the petition.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Board of Treasury; John Pierce; Patrick Bennett; Forage Master's Department; Congress; Quartermasters Department; executive officers of Congress; officers of the line;
Related Places Office of Army Accounts;
Keywords paper money; tender; paid; debts; contracts; circulation; departments; general rule; liberty; service; 17 March 1780; depreciation; principles; act of 10 April 1780; resolutions of 8 August 1780; 15 May; 12 August 1783; examination; justice; ;
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