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Recruiting Services and Desertions

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CollectionPrivate Collector: Thompson Family Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 27, 1796
Author Name Alexander Thompson (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Captain Thompson discusses the recruiting services and desertions. He also alludes to sundry legal proceedings.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Captain Alexander Thompson; John Ryan; William Alford; deserter; Corporal George McKinley; non commissioned officers; Sergeant Seamus; Sergeant Learners; Sergeant Hill; witnesses; Corporal of the Guard; Secretary of War; Colonel Hamilton; plaintiffs; ;
Related Places West Point; Governors Island; Supreme Court; New York; ;
Keywords recruiting accounts; contingent accounts; vouchers; health; recruiting service; command; enlisted; receipts; deserted; bounty money; transfer; expenses; suit; original receipt; payments; original receipt rolls; payments of my company; transfers and desertions; customary rules; just cause; advise in the case; Recruiting and contingent accounts and vouchers; ;
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