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Regarding the Account of Captain De Butts

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Letterbook, War Dept Accountant, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date May 28, 1796
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Dept. Accountants Office
Recipient Name Secretary of War (primary) James McHenry
Summary Captain De Butts has submitted an account for compensation for his work as a secretary to General Wayne. Simmons does not think it should be paid because when De Butts was serving as secretary he was receiving his captain's pay as well as pay as an aide de camp.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Secretary of War; James McHenry; General Anthony Wayne; Captain Henry De Butts; Henry DeButts; Congress; secretary; aide de camp; aid de camp; Western Indians; ;
Related Places War Dept. Accountants Office;
Keywords enclosed account; compensation; treaty; charge; pay; extra services; ;
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