Discussion of Financial Disputes

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Date May 12, 1796
Author Name Samuel Shore (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, discusses receipt for articles; discusses Pennock refusal to issue receipt; asks for forward of pay.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Shore to Fox, 06/30/1796.
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Samuel Shore; Samuel Hodgdon; William Pennock; Herbert; Hubert; Pinnock; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Portsmouth; War Office; ;
Keywords receipt; articles; duty bound; pay; duplicate; ;
Key Phrases inform me who I am to apply to for a receipt I will then send a duplicate to Mr. Hodgdon; thought myself in duty bound to give you the necessary information; receipt already transferred to the War office should not be accepted I shall thank you to inform me who is the person I am to apply to; be so obliging to receive my pay and transmit it as soon as you can; said that he should not give me any receipt; there was one already sufficiently given by Mr. Herbert who was the paper person he has refer'd to me; did not think himself in duty bound so to do; could not make himself responsible for the articles I have already obtained a receipt for; agreeable to your instructions I waited immediately on receipt of yours upon Mr. Pennock;
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