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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|John Ely collection of documents
|Account between John Ely and Connecticut 1790
|5 May 1790
|Howell, Joseph (1750-1798)
|Military document; Business and financial document
|Formal record listing money to Ely by Connecticut. Includes pay of one dollar per day for time while he was captured, and reimbursement for expenses such as rations incurred during fighting. Includes conversion values between old currencies and new dollars. Signed twice by Howell as the General Commissioner for the Office of Army Accounts.
|Revolutionary War Military History Soldier's Pay Prisoner of War Military Provisions Coins and Currency Economics Diet and Nutrition
|Howell, Joseph (1750-1798) Ely, John (1737-1800)
|The American Revolution; Banking & Economics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Joseph Howell had served in the American Revolution and when the Constitution was passed became Paymaster General of the Army, with the rank of Major. He held the office until his death.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859