Offer to Pay Remaining Balance from Expenses on Mounting Artillery and Cost of Fortifications at Port of Salem

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Date September 7, 1797
Author Name Joseph Hiller (primary) Location: Salem
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Received money from Mr. Gorham for the "purpose of mounting artillery", which was purchased. Hiller will now submit vouchers to Simmons. Hiller has balance in hand that he will happily give to anyone authorized to receive it as there are no purchases or building projects currently underway at the his post.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Hiller, 09/20/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Joseph Hiller; accountant; Gorham; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Salem; War Department; Accountant's Office; post; ;
Keywords sum; money; letter; payment; artillery; vouchers; ;
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