Application for Supernumerary Pay

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Date June 14, 1790
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Discusses the application of Captain Daniel Baldwin, of the New Jersey Line, for supernumerary pay.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Joseph Howell; Captain Daniel Baldwin;
Related Places New Jersey;
Keywords wounds; supernumerary pay; Act of Congress; commutation; claim; ;
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June 14 . 1790Secy of WarEntd
Capt Danl Baldwin
1 N.J.
Captain Daniel Baldwin of the late first [undecipherable - torn] of New Jersey became in consequence of his wounds [deranged?] in 1779 he applies for the Supernumerary pay allowed by Act of Congress of the 24 Novem. 1778 but he having [undecipherable] as Captain Baldwin has been on is a Pensioner of the United States, a Query arises with me, whether he is not Similarly situated with those who have Recd Commutation
I will particularly thank you for your opinion on his Claim and whether I am Justifyable in granting it--
I am SirYour Obed. Serv.Jos. Howell Jr14 June 1790
[stamped The National Archives of the United States]
The HonbleThe Secy at War