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John Armstrong letter

Mss 813312
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 813312

Description

Letter from John Armstrong in Washington, DC to Robert Brent with a report from Maj.Gen. Fales that the district paymaster had returned to Buffalo with funds to pay staff on light artillery there. 13th Co. has been in service a year and had not received no pay or bounties. "Under these circumstances, says the Maj.Gen, it is difficult to repress mutiny and the soldiers declare it is a sufficient reason for desertion."

Dates

  • 1813-05-12

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.01 linear ft. (1envelope)

General

Military Bounties, Major General Lewis Fales, Mr. Merchant, Philip Jeremiah Shuyler, US Army Desertion

Creator

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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