I am anxious to have my accounts finally adjusted.

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Date December 10, 1797
Author Name William Preston (primary) Location: Fincastle
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Preston is hesitant to resign from the service while large amounts are still charged against him. He has been unable to obtain from Kentucky the papers necessary to close his account . He is concerned because drummer Joseph Southwell has not received his pay.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Preston, 01/05/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; William Preston; Secretary of War [McHenry]; Joseph Southwell, drummer; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fincastle;
Keywords trunk of papers from Kentucky; vouchers necessary to close my account with the public; law of Congress; muster rolls; ;
Key Phrases I am as anxious as any man on earth to have my accounts finally adjusted;
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