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Letter from the Accountant of the War Department

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Letterbook, War Dept Accountant, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date June 21, 1799
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary In order to expedite the settlement of claims, Simmons requests that Major General Alexander Hamilton consider directing the Paymaster General, Caleb Swan, to co-locate with the Accountant's Office.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Maj. Gen. Alexander Hamilton; William Simmons; Treasury Department; War Department; Paymaster General; Comptroller; Caleb Swan; ;
Related Places New York; Accountant's Office; Pittsburg; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords act of congress; instructions; duties; pay; subsistence; forage; pay of the troops; settlements; printed regulations; ;
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