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Examine the Subject of the Enclosed Letter

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date February 25, 1790
Author Name Fisher Ames (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to examine the subject of the enclosed letter, concerning a claim and vouchers.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Fisher Ames; Congress;
Related Places New York;
Keywords enclosed letter; account; claim; ordinance of Congress; vouchers; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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New York Febr. 25. 1790
you will be so good as to examine the subject of the inclosed letter. If there is an acct. open, so that his claim may be allowed, I will write to signify to mr Prout that he must send his voucher. If the claim is bar'd by the ordinance of Congress limiting the time for exhibiting such auth I will give him notice that he may take other measures. You will please to inform me how the case stands and let the bearer bring the inclosed letter backs ~ I am, Sir,
Your most obt huml sert
Fisher Ames

Mr. Howell