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Pay of John Smith

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
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Document Information
Date June 17, 1786
Author Name Richard Humpton (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary The author seeks the pay for John Smith who was a prisoner and wants his pay for the time he was held in captivity. The author had written an earlier letter in which he had mistakenly referred to "James Smith." The author does not know how long Smith was a prisoner but every time he sees him he asks about his settlement.
Document Format Letter
Document Notes Cited in Howell to Humpton 06/20/1786
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Richard Humpton; Mr. Robt. Patton; two John Smiths; this John Smith; prisoner of War; 10th Reg.; James Smith; Major Biles(?); Colonel Colbertson;
Related Places Philadelphia; Parormas(?);
Keywords your favor; Mr. Robt. Patton's Certificates; rolls of the 10th Reg.; the time you mention; mistake of mine; his pay during his captivity; a Letter I wrote; no copy; Christms 1780; Ship; the settlement; the first opportunity;
Key Phrases he lives with Colonel Colbertson near the Ship & when ever I go that way he is at me for the settlement

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