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The Unfortunate Situation of Major Jeremiah Fisher

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date April 15, 1800
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Major Jeremiah Fisher, keeper of the Powder Magazine at Philadelphia, is in an unfortunate situation is due to non-payment of a demand on the Purveyor of Public Supplies. Wolcott advised him that his account must be settled by one of the other departments but justice requires that his claim be speedily adjusted.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott; Purveyor; Jeremiah Fisher;
Related Places Treasury Department; Philadelphia; Powder Magazine;
Keywords non-payment; public supplies; claim; ;
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