Balance of Joseph Keeper's Pay to His Father

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Date August 1, 1799
Author Name Henry Bedinger (primary) Location: Shepherds Town
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Elias Langhan has transmitted a Power of Attorney to Hodgdon from Joseph Keepers whose son Joseph, Jr. died while serving as a soldier in Captain Bissell's Company. The Power of Attorney authorizes Hodgdon to transmit to Keepers, an honest and indigent old man, the balance of his son's pay. He wants Hodgdon to let him know if anything has been recovered for him.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Henry Bedinger; Elias Langham; Joseph Keepers; Joseph Keepers Jr; Captain Bissell; Postmaster General; John Morrow Jr; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Shepherds Town; ;
Keywords power of attorney; letters of administration; balance of pay; draft; quarterly accounts; ;
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