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Petition of Doctor Baird

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Ltrs Sent, J Howell, Comm. Accounts, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date September 19, 1788
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts, New York
Recipient Name Congress of the United States (primary)
Summary Petition of Doctor Baird before congress asks for commutation of half pay for life. Howell says he is not authorized to grant this without congressional direction.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Continental Congress; Joseph Howell; Doctor Baird; congress; Joseph King; Absalom Baird; surgeon; Colonel Baldwin; Colonel Baldwin's regiment; commissioner; army; Mr. Pierce; ;
Related Places Office of Army Accounts, New York; ;
Keywords Mr. Pierce's report; commutation; half pay; ;
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