Letter from the Accountant of the War Department

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Date March 22, 1798
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Meriwether Lewis (primary) Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Summary Simmons confirms that Meriwether Lewis' receipts for bounties paid have come to hand. Simmons also mentions the component parts of a ration.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Ensign Meriwether Lewis; William Simmons; treasury; ;
Related Places Charlottesville, Virginia; Accountant's Office; ;
Keywords ration; contract; examination; recruiting account; receipts; bounties; examination; music; ;
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