Rejection and disallowances in account of Paul H. Perrault, Temporary Engineer

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Date July 25, 1795
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Dept of War Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Simmons certifies that $82 is due Paul H. Perrault, temporary engineer, Charleston, South Carolina, being his compensation from April 1794 through June 1795 but Simmons notes that he has rejected and disallows $445 in expenses as not being warranted or authorized by his instructions. Items include hiring of a servant to attend his horse, hiring of an office room, a chair purchased for his one use, payment of an assistant for writing services, and a bill of tavern expenses.
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; William Simmons; Daniel Stevens; Supervisor of Charleston, South Carolina; Paul H. Perrault; temporary engineer; accountant; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Dept of War Accountant's Office; Charleston, South Carolina;
Keywords rejected claims; compensation; rejected claims; expenses; hiring of servant; hiring of horse; hiring of office room; chair; payment; writing services; bill; tavern expenses; ;
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