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Joseph wrote to John, addressed to the Honorable John Kean, in Congress, no address. He responded to a letter from Kean, concerning the Salary of the Charge des Affairs at the Court of Madrid, it was left blank, but is now settled. The United States never fixed any salary for the Agent of Marine as the late Superintendent of Finance agreed to act in Cash Office. Mr. James Read acted as Secretary and Paymaster. He left the part of the civil establishment without offering any salary under the idea that no offices would immediately be appointed. Lists the salaries of multiple individuals.
Joseph Nourse (1754-1841)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Nourse, Joseph. Joseph Nourse to John Kean, June 9, 1785. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1780s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1780s/19
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