Respecting pay for discharged soldiers in absence of returns

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Date February 1, 1791
Author Name Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) (primary) Location: Pay Office
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Howell expresses concern that paying men lately discharged would result in embarrassment and is strongly improper. Notes that many have already received pay. Amounts cannot be ascertained until returns received from Matthew Ernest. Discusses advance of monies by Captain Ferguson. Requests guidance on this subject.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Joseph Howell; Matthew Ernest; Ferguson; discharged soldiers; ;
Related Places Pay Office;
Keywords money; returns; pay; ;
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