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    • Howell, Joseph Jr.
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    • Washington, George


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We delivered a letter from Col: Harrison to Capt. Baldesqui who shewed it to us, by which observe he is detained untill he can settle his accounts —by the Instructions received from John Gibson Audr Genl we are order’d to finish the settlement of Count Pulaskie and Capt. Baldesqui accots pursuant to the direction of Congress —but as Capt. Baldesqui can produce no more vouchers than he did...
I take the liberty of presenting myself to your Excellency to solicit a continuance in the office which I have been honored with by the late Congress, resting my application and your favor on the merits of my pretensions. In the line of the late army I had the honor to be in the number of the first who under the command of your Excellency stepped forth in the defence of liberty and the rights...
On the 12th Ulto compleated nin⟨e⟩teen years Service for the public, in which I flatter myself of having done my duty with some degree of Honor, but finding from the disposition of a majority in the last Congress that an addition to the present compensation which has not been equal to my necessary expences would not be granted. I feel myself compelled—and indeed my old Army complaints require...