Resolution of Congress on Major Franks

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Date May 27, 1783
Author Name Joseph Carleton (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary Resolution of Congress dated October 22, 1782 that David Franks hold the rank and receive the pay as Major in the Line of the Army of the United States until the new arrangement shall take place in January 1783, and that he then be considered as retiring from service under the same emoluments as those who retired under the resolution of December 31, 1781
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Content Notes Author certified that the transcribed resolution is a true copy from the journals of Congress. Letter dated 26 May 1783, but posted or sent 27 May 1783.
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Carleton; Congress; David Franks; Line; Army;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords rank; pay; service; emoluments; resolution;
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transmission of resolution of Congress dated 22 October 1782 that Major David L. Franks hold the rank and receive the pay as Major in the Line of the Army of the United States until the new arrangement shall take place in January 1783, and that he then be considered as retiring from service under the same emoluments as those who retired under the resolution of 31 December 1781