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Pay of Connecticut Soldiers

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date December 11, 1783
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Recipient Name John Pierce (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts, Phila. Eleazer Wales (primary)
Summary Explains that the Connecticut men who enlisted for 8 months in 1782 were considered by the state government to be militia in the service of the United States and were paid by the state accordingly. Notes that these men are also on Pierce's accounts for pay from the United States and requests a proposal for a remedy of the situation. Requests a list of their names, regiments, and time in service from Pierce's muster rolls to compare with Connecticut records.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Pierce; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; Eleazer Wales; commissioner; short levies; the Army; the Line; militia; the Public; men; 8 months men;
Related Places Office of Army Accounts, Philadelphia; Camp; Connecticut;
Keywords information; short levies; Army; accounts; certificate; pay; war; militia; United States; Act of Assembly; settlement; state securities; method; misunderstanding; list; rolls; regiments; time; service;
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