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Paying troops held as prisoners-of-war

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date November 13, 1789
Author Name Peter Curtenius (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name John Pierce (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Requests information concerning the pay of New York troops who were held as prisoners during the Revolutionary War. The state of New York intends to deduct from the pay of the officers the amounts advanced to them while they were prisoners.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes The letter appears to have been signed but the botton of the letter has been torn off.
Related Persons/Groups John Pierce; Peter Curtenius; Paymaster General; militia; officers; prisoners; commissioners; New York troops; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York;
Keywords Revolutionary War; audit; accounts; pay; captivity; sums; books;
Key Phrases [not available]

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