Enclosed Certificates

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Date June 12, 1790
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Matthew McConnell (primary)
Summary The Commissioner of Army Accounts complies with Major Matthew McConnell's request for the two certificates of John Barclay and Andrew Johnston; mentions the Society of Cincinnati in Pennsylvania.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Major Matthew McConnell; Joseph Howell; Andrew Johnston; John Barclay; Society of Cincinnati; Congress; House of Representatives;
Related Places New York; Pennsylvania; Baltimore;
Keywords certificates; pay; order; enclosed receipt; settle my account; decision; ;
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12 June 1790To Capt Matt. McConnellEntd
New York 17th June 1790
Dear Sir
Agreeably to your request of the 9th Inst. I order two Certificates No 95061 & 95062 the first issued in favor of John Barclay & the other, favor of Andw Johnston, for twenty six 60/90 dollars each being the for one months pay their orders for one Months pay in favor of the Society of Cincinnati of Pennsylvania.
I find you have endorsed their order, but as I have to file them with the [undecipherable - torn] I am under the necessity of requesting you to sign the enclosed Receipt which will enable me more easily to settle my Account of Certificates--[undecipherable] this reaches you I make no doubt you will have heard of the decision of the House of Representatives in removing to Baltimore. I flatter myself the Senate will not concur in sentiment
I am with great respectYour obedt sertJos. Howell Jr
Major Matthew McConnell
[stamped] The National Archives of the United States