Clement Biddle discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell

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Date October 31, 1787
Author Name Clement Biddle (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Clement Biddle encloses an order for Captain Richardson's certificate to Joseph Howell. Biddle also asks if Howell can devise any method settling accounts for Captains Seath and Reese.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in Howell to Biddle 11/03/1787
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Clement Biddle; Captain Richardson; Captain Seath; Captain Reese; auditor of main army; Mr. Pierce; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; ;
Keywords certificate; accounts; ;
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Philadelphia Oct 31 1787

Dear Sir

I have your esteemed favour of 25th instant, I mow inclose you Captain Richardson's order for the certificate due to him for balance of his account and the former settlement made by you as Auditor of the main army.

I request you to procure the certificate and to transmit it to me by post of no safe private conveyance should soon offer.

Can you devise any method of getting Captain William Seulls accounts settled, his widow has frequenntly called on me, also Captain Reese, when accounts I sent to your office.

With compliments to Mr Pierce

I am D Sir yo

Clement Biddle

Joseph Howll Esq New York