Expenses Related to Pursuing Deserters

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Date August 22, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Expenses incurred in the pursuit of deserters should be paid with the necessary discretion so as not to create an unnecessary burden on the public. The paymaster is not responsible for persons involved in this business who die or who do not return so he should not be charged with the related expenses.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James McHenry;
Related Places War Office;
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