Query on Payment of Deserter Captured by Enlisted Men

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Date January 29, 1796
Author Name David Hale (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Hale sends his recruiting account, and hopes to pay the men their full bounties once mustered. He asks whether he should pay the full bounty on a deserter apprehended by men of the corps.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; David Hale; recruits; deserter; private men of the corps; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; West Point; ;
Keywords recruiting; muster; bounties; statement; balance of money; Articles of War; premium; apprehension of a deserter; ;
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