Rejected Claims for Repayment

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Date October 4, 1797
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Nehemiah Freeman (primary) Location: West Point
Summary Account vouchers to be examined, results communicated to Freeman. Simmons denied repayment of officers for justices fees incurred during administration of official oaths. Claims considered "altogether novel" and inadmissible.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Lieutenant Nehemiah Freeman; William Simmons; Temporary paymaster West Point; officers; ;
Related Places West Point; Accountant's Office;
Keywords administration of oaths; accounts; vouchers; examination; repayment; oath; claim; inadmissible; ;
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