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Pay Rolls Examined, Subsistence Accounts of Officers

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
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Date January 30, 1796
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Nehemiah Freeman (primary) Location: West Point
Summary Informs Freeman that the pay rolls of the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers has been examined by the office, the amount due being 3534 dollars - to be remitted to Supervisor Nicholas Fish in New York. Goes on to detail how officers are to receive their subsistence and rations, emphasizing the rules and regulations established. Forwards contract price for clothing and arms, corrects recruiting accounts. Discusses procedure for applying for money.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Nehemiah Freeman; William Simmons; Nicholas Fish; Corps of Artillerists and Engineers; officers; Commanding Officer of the Post; Philip Roderigue; Philip Roderique; cadet; sergeant; Contractor; Henry Stacks; James Willis; Theo McBride; deserters; Captain Gamble; Thomas Dungan; James Bennet; Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine; Treasury Department; recruiting officers; ;
Related Places West Point; Department of War Accountant's Office; New York;
Keywords pay rolls; list of alterations; duplicate receipts; receipt rolls; vouchers; subsistence accounts; unappropriated monies; rations; sworn; abstract; contract prices of clothing and arms; schedule; deductions; deserted; court martial; recruiting account; bounty; claims; regimental chests; chirurgical instruments; surgical instruments; advances; inspection; settle their accounts; pay of their men; receipts; ;
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