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Receipts of Bounty Paid

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Letterbook, War Dept Accountant, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date September 5, 1797
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name William R. Boote (primary) Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Summary Simmons received letter from Boote dated September 2nd regarding bounty paid recruits. One for Ten dollars paid for apprehension of William Green, a deserter. Money will be passed to the credit of Boote's account. Several receipts for bounty have marks instead of signatures, Simmons advised Boote to attend to situation to prevent trouble when settling accounts.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Ensign William R. Boote; William Simmons; William Green; deserter; recruits; ;
Related Places New Brunswick, New Jersey; Accountant's Office; ;
Keywords deserter; account; signatures; marks; credit; bounty; desertion; credit; apprehension; defective signatures; recruiting account; articles of war; ;
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