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Simmons Requests that Smith Forward Important Papers of Elias B. Dayton

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Letterbook, War Dept Accountant, RG217 view image
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Date October 20, 1800
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name William S. Smith (primary) Location: New York
Summary Simmons wrote to Elias B. Dayton regarding some original papers which are vital to the admission of his accounts. Dayton's reply informed Simmons that they are in Smith's possession and that Dayton asked Smith to transfer them. However, writes Simmons, Smith conceived that these papers were his vouchers for the orders which he drew, and as a result Smith did not feel he had the authorization to transfer the papers without Simmons' order. Simmons therefore directly requests that Smith send the papers to him.
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Related Persons/Groups William S Smith; William Simmons; Elias B. Dayton; contractor; treasury; ;
Related Places New York; Accountant's Office; New Jersey; ;
Keywords papers; accounts; vouchers; ;
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