Back Pay

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
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Date April 3, 1784
Author Name Patrick Fowler (primary) Location: New Jail
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Fowler requests that Howell transmit a sufficient portion of his back pay to enable him to avoid continued incarceration.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Patrick Fowler, soldier in 1st Pennsylvania Regiment; Joseph Howell;
Related Places New Jail;
Keywords three years pay; settlement; compensation;
Key Phrases I am confined for the sum of 28 pounds.

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