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Accounts and Receipts Enclosed

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date October 25, 1797
Author Name Peter Grayson (primary)
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Grayson replies to Simmons' request for an account of payments made at Wheeling. He owes the United States $51.80 and has it on hand to pay to whomever Simmons designates.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Peter Grayson; Major Isaac Craig; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Knoxville; Wheeling; ;
Keywords account; receipts; receipt rolls; balance; refunded; papers; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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William Simmons Esquire
Accountant of War
Philadelphia
Knoxville 5th October
Grayson Peter
Lt. 4 U S Inf
Grayson
recd 1 Decr 1797
Ansd same day
Camp near Knoxville 25th October 1797
Sir
Agreeably to your direction, I Inclose you an account showing the different sums of money received by me from Major Craig when commanding at Wheeling. Also is inclosed seperate receipts for monies paid since I furnished Major Craig with the receipt rolls.
You will find a Ballance of Fifty one dollars and Eighty cents due the United States from me, which money is in my hands and ready to be refunded to any person you may direct to receive it. I am sorry it has not been in my power to answer your letter sooner as my papers was some distance from me at the time yours came to hand
I have the Honor to be Sir Your Obt Servant
P. Grayson Lieutenant
4 U. States Regt}
William Simmons Esquire
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