Delayed Recruiting Account & Receipt Rolls

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
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Date August 27, 1796
Author Name Alexander Gibson (primary) Location: Staunton
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Gibson apologizes for the delay in submitting his account which is due to the poor state of his health. He had recruited most of his men before he learned that he needed a certificate from the magistrate for each one attesting to their good health. He presumes they are in good health except for James Moss who deserted.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Gibson 09/10/1796
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Alexander Gibson; recruit; magistrate; James Moss; deserter;
Related Places Staunton;
Keywords recruiting account; receipt rolls; ill state of health; certificate; able bodied; enlisted; deserted; pay of my men; vouchers; recruiting; accounts; testimony; ;
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