Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Denial of Pay

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manuscript File, RG93 view image
CollectionCite only--no image (no image)
Document Information
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

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]