Complaints About New System

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Collection, RG217 view image
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Date September 3, 1799
Author Name Caleb Swan (primary) Location: Pay-Office
Recipient Name John Steele (primary) Location: Treasury of the United States
Summary Swan notes that new regulations requiring him to reside in Philadelphia makes it impossible for him to carry out his duties which require daily contact with officers at a different location. Offers solution for solving problems with pay.
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Document Notes Enclosed in Wolcott to Swan, 07/26/1792; Cited in Steele to Swan, 09/07/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups John Steele; Caleb Swan; Major General Alexander Hamilton; General James Wilkinson; troops; paymaster general; paymasters; Comptroller of the Treasury of the United States; James McHenry; ;
Related Places headquarters; Philadelphia; Cincinnati; Natchez; Maine; Georgia; North Carolina; Treasury of the United States; Pay-Office; ;
Keywords pay abstracts; instructions; warrants; payments; delays; general warrant; authority; muster rolls; pay rolls; unorganized state of the troops; accounts; arrears; traveling expenses; ;
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