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Dicussing with Congressman Nicholas the Possibility of a Pension for Mr. Hendrick

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Letterbook, War Dept Accountant, RG217 view image
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Date January 22, 1801
Author Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Accountant's Office
Recipient Name John Nicholas (primary)
Summary Simmons writes Congressman Nicholas about the claim of Benjamin Hendrick for a pension. Simmons feels that this subject is a matter for the Secretary of War, but notes that he does not deem himself knowledgeable enough to determine whether the Secretary of War will place Hendrick on the pension list under the circumstances explained to Simmons by Nicholas. Simmons suggests that a special provision by Congress would allow for Mr. Hendrick to receive his pension and guard against any disappointments.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Congressman; John Nicholas; William Simmons; Benjamin Hendrick; secretary of war; congress; ;
Related Places Accountant's Office;
Keywords pension; act of congress; papers; claim; special provision; ;
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