Frary, Edson S. – Undated

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Regiment: 1st Michigan Engineers

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No. 3

The United States to Edson Frary 1st Lieut Co H. 1st Regt Eng + Mech Mich. Vols.

On what account. Commencement and Expiration. Term of Service Charge Pay per Month Amount Remarks
Pay From… To… Months. Days. Dollars. Cents. Dollars. Cents.
For Myself The 23rd day of October 1861 The 31st day of December 1861 2 9 50 115
For 1 private servant not soldier 2 9 13 29 90
For 1 private servant not soldier 2 9 2 50 5 75
For Horses
No. of days No. of Rations Per day. Total No. of Rations Post or place where due. Price of Rations.Cents.
For myself for year service 70 4 280
For 1 private servant not soldier 70 1 70350 30 105   $255 65


I HEREBY CERTIFY, that the foregoing account is accurate and just; that I have not been absent with or without leave during any part of the time charged for; that I have not received pay, nor drawn rations, forage, or clothing, in kind, or received money in lieuof any part thereof, for any part of the therein charged; that I actually owned, and kept in service, the horses, and employed the private servants for which I charge, for the whole of the time charged, and that I did not, during the terms so charged, or any part hereof, keep of employ a soldier as a waiter or servant; that the annexed is an accurate description of my servant; that for the whole period charged for my staff appointment, I actually and legally held the appointment, and did duty in the department; that I was the actual and only commanding officer at the double-ration post charge for; and that no officer, within my knowledge has a right to claim, or does claim, for said services for any of the period charged; that for the whole time brevet pay is claimed, I had the command stated; that I was actually in the command of a company for the whole time additional pay is charged; that I have not been in the performance of any staff duty for which I claim or have received extra compensation during the time an additional ration is charged for; that I have been in the United States Army as a commissioned officer for the number of years stated in the charge for extra rations; that I am not in arrears with the United States on any account whatsoever, and that the last payment I received wasfrom Paymaster , and to the day of , 18 . I atthe same time acknowledge that I have RECEIVED of Paymaster U.S. Army, this
day of , the sum of Two Hundred and fifty five dollars and sixty five cents, being the amount and in full of said account.(SIGNED IN DUPLICATE.) E. S. Frary
[            ?            ] Co H.
First Regmt Mich Engineer +
Description of Servants. Recapitulation.
Names. Complexion. Height.Feet. | Inches. Eyes. Hair Pay……………… 144 90 Subsistence…… 105


Clothing…………. 5 75

Amount……….. $ 255 65

John Wills Dark 5 11 Dark Black

Voucher No. 3
Paid of 18
Edson S. Frary 1 Lieut Co H
1 Regt Eng + Mech U.S. Mich Volunteers
From the 23 of October 1861,
To the 31 of December 1861,

Pay……………144 90
Clothing…….5 75