Settlement of an Officer's Account

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Date January 2, 1784
Author Name Jedediah Huntingdon (primary) Location: Norwich
Recipient Name John Pierce (primary)
Summary Asks if Pierce is yet in a condition to adjust Huntington's commissary account; discusses certificates of pay.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Pierce; Jedediah Huntington; Congress;
Related Places Norwich;
Keywords commissary; accounts; Congress; certificate; ration; settlement; line;
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Norwich January 2nd 1784

Dear Sir

Are you yet (undecipherable) condition to against my commissary account - number of congress to whom I wrote on the subject told me congress had taken some fresh steps towards compelling the commissary of issues to render the necessary accounts. I have obtained from a commissary of purchases a certificate of the value of what I had accrued/not every part of the ration/ I do not think (undecipherable) write to send for any of my certificates of (undecipherable) until there can be a complete settlement. Govt thank you for a line by Mr (undecipherable) on the subject. I am dear Sir with sincere regard.

Your very (undecipherble) General

Jed Huntington

John Pierce Esq (undecipherable)