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Allowances to be Made to General McPherson

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Document Information
Date February 7, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary)
Summary McHenry directs Simmons to put the sundry expenses for Brigadier General McPherson on the public expense, and lists previous officers such as Washington and Major General Lee who had been given the same privilege. However, McHenry notes the "extraordinary" expenses McPherson has incurred for himself, family guards, or guests at taverns, and that these expenses should be put on McPherson's account.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to McHenry, 02/08/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James McHenry; General Macpherson; family; President of the United States; George Washington; Major General Lee; Major General Morgan; guards; guests; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords accounts; Northampton expedition; expenses; emergency; western insurrection; table; provisions; liquors; table furniture; camp equipage; public expense; taverns; vouchers; receipts; rations; forage; ;
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