Order to Pay Invalid Pensioners

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Date August 8, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name John Cochran (primary)
Summary Pay made out to Invalid Pensioners listed in previous letter. Other names of those to receive pay included in this letter.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Cochran; Henry Knox; Secretary of the Treasury; Alexander Hamilton; invalid pensioners; invalids; Seth Boardinan; Nathaniel Gorse; Joseph Hay; John Shutlief; Daniel Culter; Severinus Koch; Edward Scott; Jacob Newkirk; William White; David Weaver; Commissioner of Loans; ;
Related Places New York; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia; War Office; ;
Keywords pension; warrant; funds; loans; ;
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Secretary of Wars Warrant for 8282 Drs for 6 months pension on Invalids from 4th March 1791 to 4 September [undecipherable]
August 8th 1791--With other Instructions
New York
Pay out of the funds furnished you by the Honorable the Secretary of the Treasury for that purpose the sum of Eight thousand two hundred eighty two Dollars to the Invalid Pensioners of the United State named in the list transmitted to you from this office on the ninth day of february last, deducting Seth Boardman & Nathaniel Gove who are transferred to the State of Pennsylvania--and allowing to the following Persons (who were inserted for two years in said list) their respective pensions viz. Joseph [undecipherable], John Shutlief, Daniel Culver & Severinus Roch at the rate of five Dollars per month Edward Scott & Jacob Newkerk at the rate of three Dollars per month, William White at the rate of three and one third Dollar per month and David Wearer at the rate of two Dollars per month being the half of the sums specified opposite their names respectively and the moiety of their annual Pension, commencing the fourth day of march last and ending the fourth day of September next insuing for which payment this shall be your sufficient warrant.
Given at the War office in the City of Philadelphia this eight day of august one thousand seven hundred ninety one. HKnox, Secy of War
#8282 Dollars
John Cochran EsqrCommissioner of Loans forthe State of New York