Instructions to Pay Forman Cheeseman

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Date January 4, 1795
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Nicholas Fish (primary) Location: New York
Summary Informs Fish that the Treasurer will remit him the sum of 500 dollars to pay the constructor of a frigate building in New York.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Nicholas Fish; William Simmons; Samuel Meredith; Forman Cheesman; Forman Cheeseman; constructor; ;
Related Places New York; War Accountant's Office;
Keywords pay; salary; frigate; duplicate receipts; ;
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Department of War 377
Accountants' Office
January 4th. 1796
Nicholas Fish Esq.
Supr. New York _
The Treasurer will remit you the sum of Five hundred Dollars which you will please pay to Forman Cheesman, being for his Salary as Constructor of the Frigate building at New York from the 1st of October to te 31st December 1795 inc. for which sum please take duplicate receipts. __
I am Sir &c
William Simmons