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Account of Captain Groins

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Pierce, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 4, 1787
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name John Hopkins (primary)
Summary Informs Hopkins that the account of Captain Groins omits the amount for the purchase of a wagon and team. Therefore his order must be held until he produces a certificate that accounts for this sum.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Hopkins; John Pierce; James Groins [?]; Quartermaster General; army; Colonel Carrington;
Related Places New York;
Keywords dollars; specie; wagon; team; certificate;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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New York, Jannuary 4th 1787
Sir
In the account extracted from my books
omitted to enter against Captain James Goorions the sum of
145 04/90 Dollars Specie which tgeLt. W. Gen. charges to him for
the purchase of a Waggon and earn when tge army was disbanded.
I am therefore to request that you will retain his order in our
hands until he produces a certificate from Csbl. Carrington or
myself that he has accounted for this sum.
Pierce
Jn. Hopkins Esquire