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Letter from the comptroller respecting John Wilkins Jr. Quartermaster General Accounts

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Date May 15, 1798
Author Name John Steele (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary From Pittsburgh, John Wilkins Jr. Quarter Master General with two abstracts and two packets containing vouchers of disbursements, transmitted to auditor.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Steele to Simmons, 09/24/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups John Steele; John Wilkins Jr; Isaac Craig; Matthew Ernest; Samuel Hodgdon; Quartermaster; Quarter Master General; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Pittsburgh;
Keywords vouchers; disbursements; ;
Key Phrases you will receive a certificate bearing the signature of the register of the treasury by which you perceive that the accopmt of John Wilkins Jun. Quarter Master General has been closed on the books of the treasury, by a credit for the sum of one hundred and eleven thousand nine hundred and sixty two dollars and fifty eight cents being the balance of the monies unaccounted for by him which were heretofore advanced from the treasury on account of the quarter masters departments. For this balance therefore of one hundred and eleven thousand nine hundred and sixty two dollars and fifty eight cents you will be pleased to debit the said John Wilkins Jun. Quarter Master General, in the books of you office, by causing such entries to be made for that purpose as shall appear necessary;
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