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Pay application

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date May 20, 1784
Author Name John Mercer (primary) Location: New Brunswick
Recipient Name John Pierce (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Application for supernumery pay. Mentions having been a prisoner of war for four years during the Revolutionary War
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Captain John Mercer; Major John Pierce; paymaster general to the continental army; colonels; paymasters; prisoner; Mr. Edward Patterson; Congress; officers; prisoners; New jersey Regiment;
Related Places Philadelphia; New Brunswick;
Keywords certificate; supernumerary pay; commutation; minutes; deranged;
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