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Cattle taken by Army at the Battle of Wite Marsh [White Marsh]

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 23, 1787
Author Name Jesse Greenfield (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Brings up the matter of two cattle taken from Joseph Bradfield while the Army was at Wite Marsh. Asks if the matter may be settled and how to proceed.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Jesse Greenfield; Joseph Bradfield; Army; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Wite Marsh; White Marsh; Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords cattle; ;
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Transcription

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Philadelphia May 24th 1787

Sir

I have just returned from Mr. Milligan he informs me if I have any friend in New York that will call at his office respecting the business inclosed that it may be done to my Satisfaction it is respecting two Cattle wich ware taken from Joseph Bradfield Wilest the Army lay at Wite Marsh - as I have no friend there but yourself shold thank you to call at his office and if you cannot get the matter settled be so obliging as to informe me wich way I am to proceed as soon as possible - Your Compliance will much oblige your friend and Humble Servant

Jesse Greenfield

Jos. Howell Sr Esqr.

N.B. if their is any expence attending please to let me know I will send the money by the first Post J. G.