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Advance of pay and subsistence Captain William MacRea

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Money Receipts (Advances), RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Money Receipts (Advances), RG217 view image
Document Information
Date June 25, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary)
Recipient Name Paymaster General (primary)
Summary Dexter refers to copy of letter from Captain William MacRea of Second Regiment Artillerists and Engineers. Dexter approves MacRea's request for settlement of his account.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Paymaster General; Samuel Dexter; Captain William MacRea; Second Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords advance of pay and subsistence; accounts; settlement; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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The Secretary of WarJune 25.th 1800orders an advance of three months pay to Cap.t MacRea.
[Editor's Note: "4034" is written in the margin in a different hand.]
War Department, 26 June 1800.
Sir
I enclose a Copy of a Letter received this morning from Capt.t William MacRea of the Second Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.
I am of opinion that his request of an advance of pay and subsistence is reasonable and ought to be granted: you will therefore be pleased to cause the porper measures to be taken to that effect, as soon as possible. Capt.t MacRea states that he has forwarded his accounts for Settlement.

I am SirYour most obedt Serv.tSaml Dexter
The Paymaster General
Copy City of Washington25th June, 1800.
Sir,
Having received a Furlough for the benefit of my Health, I have to request you would be pleased to direct the paymaster General to pay me the Amount of pay and Subsistence to the first of July and an advance of three months pay and Subsistence on acc.t

IamSirWith respectYourmostobdServsigned.Wm MacRea Captn.2° Reg A & Eng~
The HonorableSamuel Dexter
Editor's Note: Stamped, "The National Archives of the United Stated*1934*."
[Editor's Note: In a different hand from the preceeding, "4034."]