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Settlement of Army Officer's Account

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 4, 1786
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Gibbs Jones (primary)
Summary Since Congress has foreclosed the settling of any claims for the period prior to August 1, 1786, the author is unable to settle the recipient's account; nor does there appear to be any other means by which the recipient can obtain the money which he claims is still due him.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Gibbs Jones; Joseph Howell; Congress; your Company; the Army;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords Your favor of the 20th Instant; Account of the Monies which you have received; the recruiting service; pay of your Company; the claims of the Army; your Account; any Claim which you have; the accounts filed in this Office; the Money which you say is still due;
Key Phrases I know of no Officer that is now authorized to settle with you, neither can I inform you in what manner you will be able to procure the Money which you say is still due

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