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Pay of Lt. Thomas Howe

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Document Information
Date May 17, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Department
Summary Regarding the pay and emoluments of 2nd Lt. Thomas Y. Howe of the 11th Regiment of Infantry and appointed by Major General [Alexander] Hamilton as his secretary, he should be paid according to the law. Therefore, his pay will await the opinion of the officer whose duty it is to decide all matters relative to public accounts.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James McHenry; Thomas Y. Howe; Major General Alexander Hamilton; Accountant; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords decision; pay and emoluments; laws; settlement; public accounts; regulations; ;
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War Department
The Accountant of the War Office
War Department May 17, 1800
James McHenry
No. 18
Directory as to the account of
Thomas Y. Howe 2d Lt and Secy to
Major General Hamilton
referring it to the decision of
the proper officer
War Department
May 17th 1800
Sir,
I have received two letters from you dated the 21st March last and 5th instant, requesting my decision, relative to the pay &
emoluments, to which Thomas Y. Howe 2nd Lieutenant in the 11th Regiment
of infantry, and also appointed by Major General Hamilton to the office of
his Secretary, may be entitled.
I consider to the question presented by the case of Mr. Howe, to
depend entirely on the laws-a settlement with him must therefore await to opinion of the officer whose duty it is to decide in all matters relative to public accounts, arising under laws, or permanent regulations of the Departments
I am Sir,
Your obed. Servant
James McHenry
The Accountant of the War Department