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Informing Wadsworth of the Status of His Account -- Money Due, and Request That Shipments of Articles Continue

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Document Information
Date May 31, 1800
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Depart. of War: Accounts
Recipient Name Jeremiah Wadsworth (primary) Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Summary Informs Wadsworth of the amount he will be paid, based on examination of his submitted vouchers - noting that amount to be $1.66 less than what Wadsworth applied for. Simmons informs Wadsworth that the account cannot be paid until the remaining articles in his possession are shipped to Philadelphia.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Wadsworth to Simmons, 06/04/1800.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Jeremiah Wadsworth; William Simmons; Samuel Meredith; Treasurer of the United States; ;
Related Places Hartford, Connecticut; Accountant's Office; ;
Keywords accounts; vouchers; receipt; remit; articles; shipped; ;
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Department of War
Accountants Office
Wm Simmons?

Jeremiah Wadsworth
Hartford
Connecticut

Wm Simmons
War Department
May 31th 1800

8327 Department of War
Accountants' Office
May 31st 1800

Sir

Your letter dated the 20thInst, accompanied by the accounts
& vounchers therein mentioned were handed to me from the War Office, After examination a balance of Six hundred & fifty four dollars & 66/100 the amount of a receipt forwarded & received yesterday. - the said sum you will receive from Samuel Meredith Esq. Treasurer of the United States, who will remit the amount, for which you will give duplicate receipts - one of which to be forwarded to this office -

before I close this letter I beg leave to call your attention to that part of the articles remaining with you to be shipped for this place as the account must remain in part suspended from entry untill the articles are received here. I beg your attention to having it done agreeably to your directions from the War Department as early as convenient.

I am verry respectfully
Sir
Your obedtServt
Wm Simmons

Jeremiah Wadsworth Esq.
Hartford
Connecticut