Submission of Accounts

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Date March 26, 1796
Author Name David Hale (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Hale submits his accounts starting from May of 1795. He explains in the letter what he has included and omitted, and why. Despite a lack of vouchers, he includes his expenses for travel when dispatched for the recruiting service.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; David Hale; recruits; Supervisor of Massachusetts; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Joseph Cole a deserter; commandant; ;
Related Places West Point; rendezvous; Philadelphia; Portland; Boston; Providence; Canada; ;
Keywords statement of accounts; expenses; payments of bounties; pay of recruits; bounty; recruiting service; receipts and disbursements; rendezvous; desertion; travel expenses; vouchers; charges; travel; tavern expenses; ;
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