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Accounts of the Late Virginia Line

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date January 13, 1790
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts, New York
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter discusses the accounts of two members of the late Virginia line, Reverend John Hurt and John McGarragh.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Joseph Howell; Reverend John Hurt; Virginia Line; commissioner; John McGarragh; ;
Related Places Office of Army Accounts; New York; Virginia; Connecticut; ;
Keywords account; settlement; pay and commutation; must rolls; enlisted; the War; discharged; ;
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ToThe HonorableThe Secy at WarJany 13 1790
[memo in top left corner]
Investigation of the names on this record show them as of Reg't Various States John Hurt [undecipherable] @ Va Oct 1776. Brig Chaplain Aug. 78 to close of War, John McGarry - 2 ConnSee {Record & [undecipherable] General Index Military Cards Conn Archs [undecipherable]]
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Office of Army AccountN York 13 Jan. 90
On a reference to the settlement Accounts of the late Virginia Line I find the Revd John Hurt made a Settlement with the Asst Commissr for that State for his Pay & Commutation for file the 15 June 1785--
It appears by the Master Rolls of the V. Regt of Connecticut that John McGarragh inlisted for the War on the 1 Jany 77 for the War and was discharged on the 2d May 1778. The Musters I cannot specify are silent in respect to the cause
I [undecipherable cross out] have the Honor to beSirYour Obt SerJos. Howell
The HonbleThe Secy at War