Account of a recently-freed private

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Date October 13, 1795
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Accountant's Office
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Summary Certifies that John Connor, a private in Capt. Porter's company of artillery, appears to have been enlisted on June 9, 1792. Confirms that he has settled in full for pay from the War Department Accountant's Office, only after escaping to Philadelphia from Indian captivity.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups William Littlefield; William Simmons; Private John Connor; Captain Moses Porter; Indians; company of artillery; ;
Related Places War Accountant's Office; Philadelphia;
Keywords enlistment; pay; escape; Indian captivity; enlisted; ;
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