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Dispute over Superior Officer

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Document Information
Date March 1, 1796
Author Name Nehemiah Freeman (primary)
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Freeman thanks Simmons for information regarding his duties as paymaster. He says that the Commandant at his post has ordered him to follow the directions of the Commandant, not Simmons. He outlines the orders, sometimes contradictory, and situations in which he finds himself, including being denied the necessary items to complete his duties as paymaster.
Document Format Typed letter
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Freeman 03/19/1796
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Nehemiah Freeman; Commandant; paymaster; corporal; sutlers; Captain Morris; Captain Blackburn; recruits; ;
Related Places Accountant's Office; Governors Island; ;
Keywords boundaries of my duties; regimental chest; gaming debts; sutlers accounts; notes of hand; claims; debts; pay; books and papers; keys; monthly company muster rolls; regimental muster rolls; regimental pay rolls; ;
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