Request for Abstract of Accounts

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Date June 15, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Requested abstract of accounts before William Knox sends post notes to settle Craig's accounts.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes In 1828 Isaac Craig's son Neville B. Craig prepared a three-page list of extracts of his father's correspondence with the War Office. This document was one of those. The page containing the extract drawn from this document is attached as an "other copy."
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; William Knox; clerk; Samuel Hodgdon; Mr. Kirtgelan; Mr. Howell; Major General Wayne; Mr. Hodgdon; Quartermaster; Joseph Howell; rifle companies; Anthony Wayne; ;
Related Places War Department; Pittsburg; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords barrack rent; materials; accounts; clothing; arms and accoutrements; schedule; compensation; received your letter; quarter master will remit you; dollars by this post for discharging your engagements for materials and workmanship of the new fort barracks rent and fuel etc previous to the appointment of the present quarter master general; you will settle all your old accounts; including this sum; he will be at Pittsburg soon; meantime you will send to; . Howell the paymaster an abstract of your accounts stating the terms received and the payments made; be particularly accurate in the distribution of the clothing of the rifle companies as well as the arms and accoutrements to the; companies agreeably to a schedule for the same which will be given you by; Wayne; I am persuaded your conduct since you have been in office will bear the strictest examination; I have often had the pleasure to approve and I hope this pleasure will be often repeated; convinced the compensation stipulated is inadequate for your services and I shall endeavor that it shall be satisfactory to you as far as my power extends; I shall receive; information on this point for your past compensation; I conceive your present will be as deputy quarter master general.;
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