Request for Favor Regarding Government Incentives

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Date July 18, 1798
Author Name Nehemiah Freeman (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Freeman has heard that Congress is in the process of increasing the establishment. He hopes Simmons will support him in the effort to secure an office such as deputy paymaster, if possible.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Freeman, 07/24/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Nehemiah Freeman; Congress; family; second subaltern of the corps; deputy paymaster general; agent; deserving fellow;
Related Places Philadelphia; West Point;
Keywords certain resolutions made in Congress; regular establishment; loves and fishes to be bestowed by Government; receive a slice; solicit your interest; superior merit; been my friend; your debtor; promotion; staff emoluments; reduce my pay; support; modest request; office; support; conduct in that line; approbation; lose my rank; injured by my preferment; ;
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