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Half pay

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date April 29, 1784
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name William Ellery (primary)
Summary Discusses the resolves of Congress concerning the half pay or commutation of officers.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Related Persons/Groups William Ellery; John Pierce; Congress; office of army accounts; officers; minister of France; French officers; the public; Colonel Donald Campbell; Colonel Barbour; Colonel Tallcott [ Talbott ]; Colonel Ethan Allen; Captain Horat de Floremont;
Related Places Philadelphia; France;
Keywords 20 January 1784; questions; department; deranged; resolves; 31 December 1781; half pay; resolution; 26 January 1784; commutation; representation; January 1781; service; reasons; forcible and just; principles; benefits; the end of the war; derangements; promise; negative clause; resolutions; situation; doubtful characters; 1776; merits; services; consideration of the public; policies; government;
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