Request to examine account of Lt John Belli of Kentucky Militia

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Date February 3, 1791
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Summary Stagg conveys Secretary of War request to examine account of Lieutenant John Belli paymaster of Kentucky Militia. He served in late expedition against Miami towns. Must rolls of militia must be filed in pay office before warrant granted to Belli.
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; John Stagg Jr; Secretary of war; John Belli; militia; ;
Related Places War Department; Kentucky; Pay Office; Maume towns; Miami towns;
Keywords rolls; pay; warrant; account; ;
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Feby 3d 1791from the Secy of War respecting the allowances to be made Lt John Bellie as PMasr to the Kentucky Militia
War department, Feby 3rd 1791
Sir
The Secretary of War requests, that you will please to examine the within account of lieutenant John Belli, paymaster to the militia who served on the late expedition against the Maume towns, agreeably to the principles established in my letter to him dated the 27th of January last, a copy of which is enclosed, and certify the result of your examination
The Secretary of War suggests, that the muster rolls of the militia, by which their accounts have been audited, must be filed in your office, before a warrant can be granted to Mr. Belli for any payment whatever.
I amSirYour very humble ServtJno Staff JunrChf Clk
Joseph Howell Esqr