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Pay Order from the Widow of John Jones

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 2, 1787
Author Name Elizabeth Jones (primary)
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary Order from the widow of John Jones - formerly belonging to the Artillery unit - for his pay due. Empowers Joseph Howell to receive the pay.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Elizabeth Jones; John Jones; widow; Artillery; Joseph Howell; Andrew Dunscomb; Roberts; late husband; wagoner; Quartermaster General; ;
Related Places Richmond;
Keywords pay; certificate; deserted; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Richmond May 2d 1787
Thereby [undecipherable] I [undecipherable] Joseph Howell Esqr. to receive the Pay due my late Husband John Jones from the United States as a [undecipherable] in the 4th Regt. of Artillery as [undecipherable] Return - also additional Pay as Waggoner Certificate of Qr. Mr General -
[undecipherable] X Jones
To any concerned
Leste
Aw. Dunscomb
I do Certify that Elizabeth Jones is the widow of the late John Jones of the 4th Refl of Artillery -
Given under my hand this [undecipherable] of May 1781
A M Rovert
John Jones of the 4 Reg. of Artillery returned [undecipherable] to detachment the 20th April 1783 consequently his pay [undecipherable] -
J Howell