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Enclosed Certificate

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date October 1, 1787
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Moses White (primary)
Summary Informs Captain White that there is a balance due him; also, encloses the certificate noting the closure of his account
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter Signed
Document Notes Letter not signed.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Captain Moses White; Joseph Howell; paymaster; Chim; ;
Related Places New York;
Keywords account; statement; balance due; interest due; certificate; closed your accounts; pay; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Oct 1. 1787Cap Moses White
Coppayd
Office of Army AudrNew York Oct. 1. 1787
Sir
I have revised your Account and agreable to the statement now made there is a balance due you of 46/90. I could not with propriety allow you the interest due on the certificate which you have returned into the Office for the reason that the ballance which stood against you on your settlement was due to the US previous to the date of the certificate above mentioned-- I have therefore credited you by the certificate in the sum expressed on the face of it-- +
Inclosed is a certificate of your having Closed your Accounts as Pmaster in my office [undecipherable cross out]
I am Siryour Obt Sert
+The two months pay as paymaster which you make mention of having been [undecipherable] by Mr. Chinn cannot [undecipherable cross out] be passed to your Credit [undecipherable cross out] untill a settlement of Mr. Chinns Accounts takes place and the same Refunded by him
Cap Moses White