Scarcity of Officers at West Point

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Date July 12, 1796
Author Name Stephen Rochefontaine (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Rochefontaine submits the muster and pay rolls for June. Due to the low number of officers at West Point, he has appointed Cadets as quarter master and pay master, and he would like them to be compensated for their work.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Rochefontaine 07/16/1796
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Stephen Rochefontaine; corps of artillerists and engineers; officers; cadets; quarter master; pay master; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; West Point; ;
Keywords muster rolls; pay rolls; blank pay rolls; blank muster rolls; inspection rolls; compensation; extra service; ;
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