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Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with John Pierce

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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 November 4, 1787
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Recipient Name John Pierce (primary)
Summary Howell encloses receipts for certificates to John Pierce. Mentions claim of Doctor Trezvant, who says he was a prisoner and not exchanged until the general exchange of May 1783.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in Howell to Pierce 11/17/1787
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; John Pierce; Andrew Dunscomb; Doctor Trezvant; prisoner; ;
Related Places Richmond; ;
Keywords receipts; certificates; claim; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Richmond Nov 4th 1787

Dear Sir

Inclosed are the receipts for some of the certicates you have sent to Mr Dunscomb no 94,826, 94,827 and 94,82 - Doct Treyvant left a claim with Mr Dunscomb for his pay in 1783, he say, he was a prisoner and not exchanged until the General exchange of May 1783. I do not remember in what situation his claim has been considered or the cause of its not being admitted. The inclosed certificates he has desired may be forwarded as tending to support his claim, which is not admitted. I wish may be returned to me.

I am Sir with friendship yo

J Howell

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