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CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Samuel Vance Papers view image
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Date April 18, 1799
Author Name Samuel Vance (primary) Location: Berks County
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary Vance is clearly frustrated by the lack of instruction he has received regarding the number of officers, etc. which are permitted on the muster rolls. He feels that is he is to perform his duties as described by the act of Congress, he cannot account for the various men who request payment for their duties.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter Signed
Document Notes Difficult to read.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Samuel Vance; troops; quartermaster; surgeon; officers; volunteers; militia; ;
Related Places Berks County, Pennsylvania; Reading; ;
Keywords Act of Congress; payment; muster roll; payrolls; receipts; receipt rolls; instructions; regulations; allowances; ration; vouchers; ;
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