Account of David Strong

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Date January 1, 1800
Author Name David Strong (primary) Location: Detroit
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary The papers necessary to the settlement of Strong's account, including receipts from Major Hamtramck and Daniel Britt, are deposited with his friends in Cincinnati which is three hundred miles from his current location in Detroit. In the Spring he will obtain a leave of absense and proceed to Philadelphia to settle his account.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; David Strong;
Related Places Detroit;
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Detroit 1.st January 1800.

Sir/

I have had the honor of receiving your
letter Dated the 7.th of August '99. a short time
since, and have to reply, that I shall be able
to see your in the Spring and make a Settlement
with you.. I have a Number of Receipts for
Bounties etc etc to come against that Account -
Settlement of the
Receipts for the^ Monies I received from Major
Hamtramacle & Daniel Britt, I expect to find
with my Papers at Cincinnati, deposited there
with my friends. _ It is entirely out of my pow=
er to make this Settlement untill I can get
those Papers which is upwards of 300 Miles from
this place. however I shall obtain leave of
Absence in the Spring & shall immediatley proceed
on to Philadelphia, and then be able to
close
close the Account. ---

I am with Great Esteem & Regard,

Sir,

Your Obed. Hble Serv.t

D Strong Lt. Col.o
[undecipherable] 2.d Reg.t



Will.m Simmons Esqr.
Acct. Department of War