Letter from the Accountant of the War Department

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Date August 21, 1798
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office, Trenton
Recipient Name Richard S. Blackburn (primary) Location: Fort Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia
Summary Simmons informs Blackburn to expect payment from Edward Carrington.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in Claiborne to Simmons, 9/19/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Richard S Blackburn; William Simmons; troops at Fort Norfolk; Sergeant Major Michael Shannon; Quarter Master Sergeant; sergeant; Private Richard Packwood; Sergeant G. Blambo; Lieutenant Claiborne; detachment; Edward Carrington; supervisor Richmond Virginia; Ramsay; musician; corps; deserter; ;
Related Places New Jersey; Fort Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia; Accountant's Office, Trenton;
Keywords muster roll; pay roll; command; examination; pay; receipts; desertion; expenses; calculation; ;
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