Notification of Makeshift Hospital Due to Crowded Barracks

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Date December 2, 1797
Author Name Frederick Frye (primary) Location: Governor's Island
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Enclosed receipts, requested credit to account. Notification that quarters were crowded, Frye commissioned the use of an out building for barracks and hospital. Hired a soldiers wife to serve as a nurse, authorized her payment. Requested blank muster and pay rolls.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Frye, 12/05/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Frederick Frye; accountant; detachment; nurse; Sally Vanderwallows; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Governor's Island; Accountant's Office; War Department; hospital; barracks; quarters; ;
Keywords receipt; roll; enclosure; letter; mail; pay; blank; supplies; ;
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