Denial of Pay

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Date January 17, 1784
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Henry Livingston (primary)
Summary Discusses reasons for denial of commutation pay and half pay.
Document Format Letter
Document Notes Cited in Pierce to Livingston, 02/07/1784. Cited in Livingston to Pierce, 02/01/1784.
Content Notes Appears to be an unsigned draft of a letter.
Related Persons/Groups Henry B. Livingston; John Pierce; Secretary at War; Congress;
Related Places West Point;
Keywords certificate; commutation; resolves; half pay; particular promise; clause; better situation; former resolutions;
Key Phrases the resolves granting the half pay you will find extend to those officers only who continue in the service to the end of the war; it grants nothing but what was before given; I am sensible of the inequality of these resolutions but must be bound by them until I have further directions
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