General Washington's Expenses

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Date January 10, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Department
Summary A letter from Lt. General George Washington indicates that his expenses exceed the pay and emoluments provided for his recent journey from Mt. Vernon to Philadelphia and returning. It will therefore be necessary to reimburse those expenses and transmit them to the General in in the next day's post.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James McHenry; Lieutenant General George Washington; Secretary of War; accountant; Samuel Lewis; clerk; ;
Related Places Mt. Vernon; Virginia; Philadelphia; War Department; ;
Keywords expenses; pay; emoluments; journey; reimbursement; subsistence; forage; incidental; receipt; ;
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