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A request for final settlement is sent to Joseph Howell

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
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Document Information
Date October 15, 1787
Author Name Peter Le Barbieuduplessis (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Mr. Le Barbieuduplessis writes to Joseph Howell to request settlement of Adam Syfat's account. Syfat was wounded in both legs at the taking of General Cornwallis.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in LeBarbieuduplessis to Howell 11/01/1787
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; P. LeBarbieuduplessis; Hugh Bradley; administrator; Adam Syfat; Colonel Hazen; Colonel Hazen's Regiment; General Cornwallis; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords settlement; account; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Philadelphia Oct 15th 1787

Sir

I have the honor of sending you herewith a power of attorney of Adam (undecipherable) late of Hazens Regiment (undecipherable) to receive final settlements. That poor man was wounded in both his legs at the taking of General Cornwallis and is now in the most wretched situation, I was informed that you was expected in this city in a short time, I should take it very kind if you would bring the certificate with you or send it to Mr Howell your
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your Father to whom I would give a receipt for the same. The man is so poor that I will do ev'ry thing to save him expense - The administration of Hugh Beadley deceased wishes to be informed whether his final settlement has been delivered or not - Please to favour me with an answer - I am Sir yo

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Cap Joseph Howell