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Request for Increased Salary for Josiah Harmar

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CollectionWestern Reserve Historical Society History Library: Alfred T. Goodman Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 4, 1786
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name David Ramsay (primary)
Summary Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar requests increased salary to compensate for the high expenses at his post. Reminds him that Harmar has no desire to take advantage of public service but seeks only reimbursement.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes In unbound journal marked "correspondence of General Josiah Harmar transcribed by the War Department 1812."
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups David Ramsay; Henry Knox; Josiah Harmar; Lieutenant Colonel Harmar; Troops; Congress; commanding officer; lieutenant colonel commandant; ;
Related Places War Office; Ohio River;
Keywords command; salary; expenses; pay; allowance; private expenses; public service; subsistence; ;
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