Concerning Vouchers and Certificates

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Date December 15, 1786
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts, New York
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General concerning vouchers and certificates.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes This letter is not signed but is likely written by John Pierce. Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; John Pierce; Thomas; agents of the law; Henry; claimants; Governor; Congress; Commissioners; ;
Related Places New York; States;
Keywords vouchers; receipts; final settlement certificates; deposited; copies of the receipts of the agents; ;
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[only partially legible - instances marked with a question mark]
New York
Office of Army Acct New York
December 15th 1786
Dear Sir
I [?] at present thank that you heard but send on to me [?]
[?] and receipts received by you from Mr Thomas.
[?] recovering only in your
hand the final settlement certificates you received from
him. of which [?] I wish you to send me a list & [?]
from your office to account for the sums to the United
States, either by a delivery to the persons to whom they
belong or to be deposited in the same plain manner as
the other certificates what shall be delivered in to you
by the Agents of the Laws. for & I hang [?] will want the vouchers
for [?] and the certificates ought to remain
in the state ready for the claimants.
On the [?] of September last I enclosed to the Government
of your State coppies of the receipts of the agents of your [?]
what I expected be wont the lives over to the Officer appointed
& settle their accouunts. I informed them also that [?]
[?] permitted to the [?] of any Certificates, were in
[?] of the [?] officer od your State, for their [?]
of teaching the agents accounts. I am [?] therefore
request that you will be pleased to deliver them
expect [?] for [?] & regulars [?] &
to inform me should you fail in obtaining them or
should they not be [?} exploit and [?]
of the inconveniences you than labor under & I will
endeavor to [?] them.
The accounts of the State [?] from [?] this
office are enclosed.
[?] cut of [?] appointent [?]
the Commiissiones you [?] has not been made.

Olin Woolcott Jr. Esq
Dec 15th 1780