Pay of Officers and Prisoners of War

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Date January 20, 1784
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Thomas Mifflin (primary)
Summary Discusses half pay and commutation for line and staff officers. Discusses half pay for those taken prisoner during the war.
Document Format Draft Letter
Document Notes Addressed to President of Congress
Content Notes Enclosure to Pierce to Williamson 01/20/1784.
Related Persons/Groups Thomas Mifflin; John Pierce; President of Congress; Congress; line officers; staff officers; prisoners; officers;
Related Places West Point;
Keywords questions; settlement; the army; interests; reasons; conduct; intentions; appointments; the war; commutation of majors; claim; resolutions; half pay; extra allowance; staff appointments; terms of a resolve; sense of Congress; same cases; offices; commissions in the line; justice; precedent; captivity; resolve; the Line; state; the service; proper evidence; full pay; demand; totally rejected; intentions of Congress; clauses of the resolve; declaration;
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