On the Claim of William Cleveland

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Date February 8, 1791
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Pay Office
Recipient Name Goodhue (primary)
Summary Response to a verbal request for an examination into the claim of William Cleveland, who served in Col. Tyler's regiment and was a prisoner. Howell discusses Cleveland's claim regarding the length of his imprisonment. Cleveland's claims need documentation from Connecticut.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Some text loss on first page - document torn?
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Related Persons/Groups Goodhue; Joseph Howell; Lieutenant William Cleveland; Colonel Tyler; prisoners; British; officers; Elias Boudinot; Congress; Army; British Commissary of Prisoners; John Beatty; Governor of Connecticut; Secretary of War; Aaron Cleveland; ;
Related Places Pay Office; Connecticut; New York; ;
Keywords verbal request; claim; exchanged; supplies; Act of Congress; depreciation; pay; settlement; rations; supernumerary pay; account; exoneration of charges; lands; evidence; ;
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