Personal Explanation for Sundry Charges

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
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Date January 28, 1797
Author Name Alexander Gibson (primary) Location: Staunton
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Gibson explains the nature of charges which were denied payment by the War Department. He also requests $800 from his accounts so he can repay debts incurred for recruiting in 1795.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Alexander Gibson; recruits; Corporal Fortune; Samuel Fitch; Peter Haskell; ;
Related Places Staunton, Virginia; ;
Keywords statement of accounts; sundry charges; personal explanation; recruiting service; enlistments; vouchers; receipt; certificate of being able bodied men; accounts rendered; credit; paying interest; bounty; money; ;
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