Regulations Respecting Extra Allowances for Officers

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Date June 1, 1799
Author Name Abraham R. Ellery (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Commanding Officer on the Mississippi (primary)
Summary This is an explanation of the regulations regarding extra allowances for officers who have been detached on duties that oblige them to incur expenses on the road or at places where there are no military posts. For example, an officer shall receive $1.20 for man and horse for each day he must sleep at a place that is not a military post.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes General Orders from Major General Hamilton for publication.
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Related Persons/Groups Abraham R. Ellery; Commanding Officer on the Mississippi; Major General Alexander Hamilton; officers; servants; ;
Related Places New York; seat of government; ;
Keywords regulations; extra allowances; act of the war department; road; military posts; traveling expenses; pay and emoluments; horse; sleep; certificate; special service; provision; rates; ;
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