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Salaries of the War Office Employees

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Document Information
Date January 2, 1789
Author Name Unknown Clerk (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Salaries of the War Office employees for November and December.
Document Format Copy of document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Unknown; John Stagg,clerk; Caleb Swan, clerk; William Knox, principal clerk; Secretary for the Department of War; Messenger; Ceasar Cummings; Henry Knox; ;
Related Places War Office; United States; ;
Keywords warrant; received; sums annexed to our names respectively; advance; paid as the law directs; messenger; copy; annum; for his salary; principal clerk in his office; Salaries of the War Office; dollars to be charged in the estimate; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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Salaries of the war
Office for October
November & December
should be ([editor's note: circle like symbol] 1790) 1789
[undecipherable] 31. Dollars to be
Charged in the estimate
for Jan Feb & March 1790
[undecipherable] books
[undecipherable] war office
Thursday Feb 13. 1790
The United States




To the Secretary for the Department of War
Drs.




Drs. / Cent


1790 For his salaray for october november and
December 1789 at 3000 dollars p annum

750


For Salary due William Knox principal
Clerk in his office for the same time
at 600 dollars p annum

150


For ditto due John Stagg clerk in his
office for same time, at 500 dollars p annum

125


For ditto due Caleb Swan ditto ditto
at ditto

125


For ditto due the Messenger of ditto
for ditto at 150 dolls. p annum

37 / 50


Dollars
1187 / 50


War office 2d January 1790


Copy


[different hand:]
ItB a warrant issued to the above no. 182 dated 15 day Jany 1790 for

1156 / 50


to [undecipherable]
[undecipherable]
War office
January 20th 1789 Received the Secretary for the
Department of war the sums annexed to our names
respectively



The Secy of war
750 in full


William Knox principal Clerk
150 dto Wm Knox


John Stagg Clerk
109 On account JStagg


Caleb Swan do
109 on account C.Swan


[undecipherable] messenger
37 1/2 in full Casar + Cummings mark


Dollars
1156 50/100




Janury 20th 1790
[undecipherable] by the Secy at war this day



to John Stagg - 15 %
Jh. Stagg


to Caleb Swan - 15 %
Caleb Swan


31


Dollars
1187, 50


VB the above advance of 31 Dollars is to be
charged in the next warrant, and to be
paid (as the law directs).