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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 14, 1795
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Colonel James Hackett (primary) Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Summary Informs the constructor of the frigate at Portsmouth that he will receive payment of 500 dollars from Joshua Wentworth.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Hackett; William Simmons; Joshua Wentworth;
Related Places Portsmouth, New Hampshire; War Accountant's Office;
Keywords account; salary; duplicate receipts; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Department of War-

Accountants Office

January 14 1796

Mr. James Hackett

Portsmouth

New Hampshire

Sir

Your letter of the 5th Instant I have received enclosing your account for salary from 1st of October to the 31st of December 1795 inc [indecipherable accounting to 500 Dollars which sum you will receive from Joshua Wentworth Esq/. Sups. of New Hamps hire and for whicks sum you will give him duplicate receipts.-

I am Sir j.c-

William Simmons