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Regarding surprise over charges against Bayard

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 10, 1787
Author Name Stephen Bayard (primary) Location: Pittsburg
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Expresses surprise that there is a large sum against him. Relates that he settled accounts with Colonel Wood. Suggests that rolls of Congress or Board of War may be location of papers regarding final settlement with Wood. If they were not properly lodged, then it is not Bayard's fault. Refers to other charge paid by John Pierce into the hands of Lieutenant Ross; money was paid by Ross agreeable to General Irvine's orders. Wants to get this matter settled soon. Expresses fear that if he dies, his estate would be involved and the innocent would suffer.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Stephen Bayard; General Schuyler; Colonel Wood; Captain Thomas Craig; William Butler; 3rd Regiment; General Irvine; Lieutenant Ross; Colonel Price; Colonel Broadhead; Congress; Board of War; John Pierce; ;
Related Places Pittsburg; New York; ;
Keywords estate; charges; accounts; ;
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