Delay in the Pay of Lieutenant Staats Morris

Item

Type

Autograph Letter Signed

Title

Delay in the Pay of Lieutenant Staats Morris

Description

Lieutenant Morris expresses to Howell his distress at having not been paid for seventeen months, a delay that has so exhausted his feeble resources that he has been obliged to seek credit from the contractor.

short description

Delay in the Pay of Lieutenant Staats Morris

year created

1794

month created

04

day created

19

author

sent from location

Fort Fidius

recipient

in image

notable person/group

Joseph Howell
Staats Morris
agent
contractor

notable location

Fort Fidius
Philadelphia

notable item/thing

account
pay
fever
immediate settlement
ration
expenses
credit

notable idea/issue

pride
delay in pay

document number

1794041970201

page start

1

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (4 pages) XNL12 (4 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B:126
[view document] (4 pages) XNL12a (4 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B:126

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Staats Morris Fort Fidius [n/a]
Recipient Joseph Howell [unknown] [n/a]