From Joseph Howell, Junior1
War Department, Accountant’s Office, September 18, 1794. “I have the honor to inclose you extracts of a letter dated 16th Ulto. from the Agent for the War Department in Georgia,2 and of a letter from the Secretary of War to the Governor of that State,3 respecting the pay of a Troop of Dragoons consisting of four Commissioned Officers and seventy nine Non-Commissioned Officers & privates amounting to 8,268 dolls ⟨&⟩ 86 Cents, for their service between December 93 and June 1794. If this claim is authorized be pleased to furnish the Treasurer with the amount.”
LC, RG 93, Letter Book, 1794, National Archives.
1. For background to this letter, see Edmund Randolph to William Bradford, H, and Henry Knox, July 11, 1794; H to George Washington, July 13, 1794; Randolph to H, September 6, 1794.
2. Constant Freeman.
3. George Mathews.