Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Clement Biddle

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Date November 3, 1787
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Clement Biddle (primary)
Summary Joseph Howell transmits Captain Richardson's certificate to Clement Biddle.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups Clement Biddle; Joseph Howell; Captain Reese; Mr. Mifflin; Captain Jonathan Richardson; Captain Reese; widow; Mr. Jonathan Taylor; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords certificate; accounts; ;
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New York November 3rd 1787

Dear Sir

Your letter of the 3 (undecipherable) was this morning handed me by Mr Mifflin pursuant to your request I have inclose a certificate no 94832 for 365 (undecipherable) dollars leaving interest from the 1st of June 1779 being the balance due Cap Jno Richardson - Captain Sculls accounts I have not been able to look into neither do I know when it will be in my power they will come in rotation with the other unsettled accounts Cap Reese's accounts has long bee closed and the balance due I have informed the widow of ----the certificate I am ready to issue on her order accompanied with a certificate of her administration -- Mr Jno M Taylor of your city has this business, under his care and has been informed by me the reason the certificate is not forwarded ---- I am Dr Sir Yo

J Howell Jr

Col Clement Biddle