Account current, receipt roll, and West Point pay roll

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Date December 5, 1796
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountants Office
Recipient Name Nehemiah Freeman (primary) Location: West Point
Summary Acknowledges receipt of an "account current" and a receipt roll and discusses results of his examination of them. Notification that the money for the pay roll of the the troops at West Point has been sent to Nicholas Fish, federal supervisor at New York. List the amounts by name for pay and forage of the Corps of Artillerists stationed at West Point.
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Related Persons/Groups Nehemiah Freeman; William Simmons; Nicholas Fish; supervisor New York; Corps of Artillerists and Engineers; temporary paymaster; quartermaster; sergeant major; Lieutenant Jonathan Robeson; Nehemiah Freeman; Henry Horton; Captain Griffith McRee; McRea; Donald G. Mitchell; Frederick Fry; Captain Staats Morris; George Lenox; Quarter master sergeant; Frederick Hines; Sergeant Major John Laisley; Ingersoll; ;
Related Places West Point; Accountants Office; New York; ;
Keywords receipt roll; pay roll; pay; forage; vouchers; receipts; ;
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