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Pratt, William (fl. 1779-1783) [Charges against Lieutenant Wheaton]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02599 Author/Creator: Pratt, William (fl. 1779-1783) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: circa September 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 33.3 x 20.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists the charges brought against Lieutenant Wheaton, including "unofficer & ungentleman-like behaviour in defrauding the Non-commission'd officers and Soldiers of the Battalion (for his own private benefit) ... " Addressed to the President and other Gentleman of the Court.

People: Pratt, William, fl. 1777-1845
Wheaton, fl. 1783

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary LawForgery and FraudCorruption and ScandalFinance

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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