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Answer on Petitioners

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Collection, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Collection, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date January 29, 1796
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Office
Summary Requests opinion on whether or not petitioners have right to complain.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Timothy Pickering; petitioners; President; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords enclosed papers; answer; complain; reasonable ground; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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From T. Pickering Secretary of War 1795-'6 January 29 1796
William Simmons Esq War Office
Mr. Simmons will be pleased to read the enclosed papers and to return me an answer to_day, that I may inform the President whether the petitioners have any reasonable ground to complain.
January 29. 1796. Timothy Pickering
Let the papers be returned with the answer.