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Compensating Virginia and North Carolina soldiers

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Date April 5, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary At the request of Congress, the Secretary at War announces that he will transmit to the governors of Virginia and North Carolina the names and sums due to the non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to those two states. The individuals will be paid in specie for two-months of service in 1782 and four-months in 1783.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Henry Knox; Congress; Governor of Virginia; Beverly Randolph; Governor of North Carolina; Alexander Martin; non-commissioned officers; privates; ;
Related Places War Office; Virginia; North Carolina;
Keywords sums due; pay; specie; lists; ;
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War Office 5th April 1790
Sir,
At the request of some members of Congress I am about to transfer to the Government of Virginia and North Carolina the names & [undecipherable] due to the new Commissioned officers and privates belonging to the said States to whom is due the pay in Specie for two months in the year 1782 and four months in the year 1783
I request therefore that you would be so good as to furnish me immediately with Cefts. for that purpose authenticated by you.
I am
Sir
Your most obedient servant
HKnox
Joseph Howell Jr Esqr