State's charges against Becker

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Date August 8, 1786
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts, New York
Recipient Name Jonathan Nicholson (primary)
Summary Col. Henry Becker is unable to inform the author of the monies he received. Since the charges on the books don't seem accurate, the author requests that the recipient examine his books to ascertain his State's charges against Becker.
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Document Notes Cited in Pierce to Nicholson, 08/25/1786.
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Related Persons/Groups John Nicholson; Joseph Howell; Mr. Samuel Clark; Genl. De Haas; Colonel Henry Becker; Major Samuel(?)Benizet;
Related Places Office of Army Accounts, New York;
Keywords the accounts of Genl. DeHaas; yours of the 3d instant; accounts of Colonel Henry Becker; monies he has received; the charges which appears on our books; those he stands charged with; the charges against Major Samuel(?)Benizet;
Key Phrases I request you will once more examine your books, and transmit as soon as possible those he stands charged with by your state--
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64) Office of Army Accts. N, York August 8th.1786

Dr. Sir,
Having a good conveyance by my friend Mr. Samuel Clark of your city, I have sent the accounts of Genl Deh[illegible ends in s, Dehases?] as requested in yours of the 3d. instant __
The accounts of Colonel Henry Becker are now before me -- as he cannot inform me what monies he has received, and being doubtful of the charges which appears on our books being proper I request you will once more examine your books, and transmit as soon as possible those he stands charged with by your state -- You will further please to send the charges against Major Saml. Benezet
I oblige your HbleServ
J Howell
John Nicholson Esqr.