Claim for subsistence

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Date January 15, 1790
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Office of Army Accts. New York
Recipient Name Addison Richmonds (primary)
Summary Letter from Joseph Howell to Addison RIchmonds concerning Richmonds' claim for subsistence as prisoner. Howell does not feel comfortable with approving the claim.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Addison Richmonds; Joseph Howell; Goodhue; Col. Hutchinson; Continental Regiment; Congress; ;
Related Places Office of Army Accounts; New York; Massachusetts; ;
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4. of Congress was an expense anoth granting to Officers who were prisoners any other [undecipherable] other than their pay and Subsistence while in actual Complicity consequently the Act of Congress of the [undecipherable] does not apply to your case
5. The Regiment of your State [?] of Massachusetts had only of Infantry 16 Regiment which were all compleatly officised before & at the time of your Exchange consequently no Vacancy offered or could be obtained by you
6.An Arrangement of the Line of Massachusetts took place in Septemr + Novemr 78 + in April 79 if you had been considered [undecipherable] an officer at that time doubtless you would have been returned as deranged.
I am Sir
Your Obed. Serv
Jos. Howell