Extract from General Orders

Item

Title

Extract from General Orders

Description

Extract from General Orders issued at Headquarters relating to complains about late pay.

year created

1793

month created

09

day created

20

secondary author

in image

notable person/group

Caleb Swan
Commander in Chief
non commissioned officers
privates
3rd sub-legion
4th sub-legion
paymasters
paymaster general
comptroller

notable location

Headquarters
Hobsons Choice

notable item/thing

complaints
regular pay
account
public monies
paying the troops
regular receipts
vouchers
instructions

document number

1793092015010

transcription

Copy of a General order of the 20 Sept. 1793 Extract from General Orders "Headquarters Hobsons choice
September 20. 1793
Complaints being lodged with the commander in chief by several non-commissioned officers and privates of the 3rd and 4th sub-legions, of not having received their regular pay up to the 1st of March last, in common with officers and [the?] other troops of the Legion. The late and present paymaster of those sub Legions, are immediately to account with the [pay?] master general for all such public monies as they have have from time, received for the purpose of paying the troops [undecipherable] :longing to those sub-Legions, and to produce the regular receipts and vouchers, agreeably to the rules established by the comptroller general in his instructions to the paymaster General of the Legion, who will immediately report to the command in chief, to the end that measures may be taken to compel payment, should any appear due.
True copy attest C: Swan

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) XFD13a (2 pages) Collection: General Information Index, 1794-1918. (RG94) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Caleb Swan [unknown] [n/a]