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Certificates for a Soldier

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 18, 1786
Author Name Matthew McConnell (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary The author requests that the appropriate Certificates be sent to a young man who was an exemplary soldier when assigned to his Company.
Document Format Recipient's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Matthew McConnell; a young man who was a very good soldier; my own company;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords power of attorney; his Certificates; the very first post; the discharge which I send on; a circumstance that there is no depreciation;
Key Phrases I beg to trouble you once more in behalf in behalf [sic] of a young man who was a very good soldier in my own company
Transcription

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Philadelphia 18th May 1786.

Dear Sir,

I beg leave to trouble you once more in behalf in behalf of a young man who was a very good Soldier in my own Company I have endorsed his power of attorney, and request you will send his Certificate by the very first post as he is waiting also the discharge which I send on as a circumstance that there is no depreciation

I am &c

Matthew Mc.Connell

Cap. Howell.