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Description of Payroll Discrepancy

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CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Samuel Vance Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 19, 1799
Author Name Samuel Vance (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Vance asks why his official pay period starts after the date he considers his appointment. He explains the discrepancy between the muster rolls and actual enlistment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Samuel Vance; General MacPherson; William MacPherson; troops; William Simmons; Paymaster General; Caleb Swan; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Northampton, Pennsylvania; Western Frontier; Accountants Office; ;
Keywords accounts; Northampton expedition; rate; musters; correspondence; objections; compensation; ;
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