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Account of John Habersham, Collector for the Customs at Savannah

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Date December 28, 1795
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Simmons certifies that $29.13 was discounted by John Habersham, Collector for the Customs at Savannah, from the duties on imposts and tonnage and for which he is accountable in pursuance of a warrant to be issued in his favor.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; William Simmons; John Habersham; Collector for the Customs at Savannah; accountant; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Savannah Georgia; Accountant's Office;
Keywords duties; imposts; tonnage; warrant; pay; discount; ;
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December 28.th 1795.
I Certify that from a letter of the Comptroller dated the 28.th Instant covering a Receipt of John Habersham Collector of the Customs for Savannah in Georgia dated the 24.th November 1795 said Habersham has applied to the incidental and contingent expenses of War Department The sum of Twenty nine Dollars and 13 Cents which he discounted out of the monies arising from duties on Imports and Tonnage, and for which he is to accountable in pursuance of a Warrant to be issued in his favor by the Secretary of War to which said Receipt is to be annexed agreeably to the communication of the Comptroller -
D.r 29 13/100
William Simmons -