Appointment as Paymaster and Storekeeper for Springfield Massachusetts

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Date August 28, 1798
Author Name William Burton
Recipient Name Joseph Williams (primary)
Summary Williams is appointed Paymaster and Storekeeper for the armory and magazine at Springfield, Massachusetts. The main text of the document are his instructions in that capacity.
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Williams; William Burton; clerk; paymaster; storekeeper; Superintendent of Military Stores; David Ames, Superintendent of the Armory; Captain John Bryant; Comptroller of the Treasury; Accountant of the War Department; Chief Armorer; Superintendent of Ordnance; workmen; Secretary of War; Samuel Hodgdon; Adjutant Storekeeper; ;
Related Places War Department; Springfield, Massachusetts; ;
Keywords appointed; instructions; regulate your conduct; receipt and expenditure of public money; receive, safe keeping, and distributing of the public property; book; every kind of property; buildings; mills; machines; tools and utensils; materials for the manufacture; arsenal; armory; magazine; returns; duties as paymaster; articles procured for the use of the armory; invoices; quantities and prices; payment; inspected; any defects; small arms; artillery; damages, reparable, or useless; payment of the workmen and others; pay roll; liquidate all accounts; monthly estimates; manufactory; property; receipt; duplicate of the same; order in writing; vouchers; deliver no arms; written order; all articles received and delivered; general account; ordnance and stores; waste book; ledger; muskets; manufactured article from the workshops; certificate; quarterly returns; all articles received, delivered and on hand; weekly statement of the guns completed; follow implicitly; forms; reside; office; salary; ration; ;
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