Dispute over Account, Money Due United States

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
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Date October 31, 1797
Author Name Samuel Henley (primary) Location: Fort Wayne
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Henley is upset by the suggestion that he owes the War Department money. He carefully lays out his accounts since 1792, and asserts he only ever received his pay and not money for any other purpose.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Henley, 12/08/1797. two hardcopies exist on file. One has better penmanship.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Samuel Henley; Henry Knox; Conductor of Military Stores; Colonel James O'Hara, Quarter Master General; John Hellier; Daniel Harrigan; deputy quarter master general; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Wayne; Hobson's Choice; Cincinnati; Western Country; ;
Keywords monies unaccounted for; accountants office books; advance pay; subsistence; account; quarterly payments; vouchers; debts; too great a regard for my name and my country; unhappy; public money; wages; duplicate; ;
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