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Army Officers' Subsistence Pay

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 4, 1784
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Robert Morris (primary)
Summary Encloses estimates for the subsistence of the Army for December 1783 and January 1784. Mentions the considerable inconvenience to officers from not receiving subsistence payments for December and request that the pay be sent to him. Requests seven or eight hundred dollars for supply of his own necessities as well as the necessities of those gentlemen assist him.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes addressed to Mr. Morris
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Robert Morris; John Pierce; Army; officers; General Knox;
Related Places West Point; War Office;
Keywords estimates; subsistence; December; January; money; pay; dollars; provisions;
Key Phrases [not available]

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