The Resource Letter of James Milligan, ca. 1782
- Letter of James Milligan, ca. 1782
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- ca. 1782
- United States. -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Claims -- Virginia
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- United States
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- Finance, Public -- United States -- 18th century
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- Finance, Public -- Virginia -- 18th century
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Claims
- Contains a letter from James Milligan, Comptroller of the Treasury, Philadelphia, to Zephaniah Turner, Commissioner for adjusting the accounts in the state of Virginia, containing detailed instructions for settling the accounts incurred by the state during the Revolutionary War. The instructions were approved by Robert Morris
- Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts. (Search Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts as author).
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- Congress passed an act on 20 February 1782 for the settlement of accounts between the United States and the several states for expenses incurred during the Revolutionary War. Zephaniah Turner, a citizen of Maryland, was nominated by Robert Morris, Office of Finance, as commissioner for the settlement of accounts between the United States and Virginia. Turner took the oath of office on 22 September 1783.
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- Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
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