Information on William Mason

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Date March 8, 1790
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Office of Army Accounts
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Informs the Secretary of War that he has examined the books as requested and found that William Mason - a soldier formerly belonging to the Virginia Line - was imprisoned at the surrender of Charles Town. Also notes that he was appointed assistant steward at the hospital under the direction of Doctor Oliphant. Mason has a claim for depreciation on pay.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Joseph Howell; Secretary of War; prisoner; Doctor David Oliphant; steward; Colonel Davis; William Mason; prisoner; assistant steward; ;
Related Places South Carolina; Office of Army Accounts; Virginia; Charleston; Hospital;
Keywords books; examination; imprisoned; claim; depreciation of pay; surrender of Charleston; surrender of Charles Town; ;
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