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Folder 71

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Moses Myers to Thomas Newton, 1828 January - May

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id239706
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains correspondence.

Correspondence, 1828 January 30

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id239707
Scope and Contents Letter, Moses Myers, Norfolk, Virginia to Thomas Newton, Washington, D.C. Letter written in John Myers' hand. When Moses sent Newton his petition, the yearly accounts weren't ready. Now sends a general statement for June 1 to December 31, showing a deficiency of $163.73. Should grow to $500 for the year. Customs officers are losing money due to the laws.

Correspondence, 1828 May 4

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id239708
Scope and Contents Letter, Moses Myers, Norfolk, Virginia to Thomas Newton, Washington, D.C. Only wants justice, says the government cannot require officers to labor for nothing. Does not doubt Myers' success in getting the bill through, in spite of obstructions thrown up by others. It would be desireable if the salaries were fixed and in proportion to the service and responsibility.