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Title: [Receipt] 1795 Jul. 2, Knoxville, Territory of US south of Ohio River [to] David Henley / William Blount : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Blount, William

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Date: July 2, 1795
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a receipt given to David Henley of the War Department from Governor William Blount. It is for money given to William Rickard to be used for troop salaries. The receipt is dated July 2, 1795.
Collection:David Henley Papers
Box:MS 736
Document: sc158

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[added: No [Number] 278 Dollars 137.8]

William Blount Governor in and over the Territory of the United States south of the river Ohio
To David Henley Esquire Agent for the Department of war

Pay to William Rickard Pay. Master pro tem to the Troops in the Territory aforesaid one hundred and thirty seven dollars eight cents out of the money on your hands appropriated for the defensive protection of the frontiers for the pay of a Department of Mounted Infantry of Mero District Colonel James Ford s Regiment under the command of Captain George Briscoe from the fourteenth February, to the twentieth February 1794 agreeably to pay roll and your report thereon of this date, for which this shall be your warrant.

Given at Knoxville under my hand and seal this 2d July 1795

Wm [William] Blount
[added: By the Governor
Chas [Charles] McClung
Pro Secretary] [added: Recorded in the Secretary's Office July 2d 1795 Chas MClung Pro. Secretary]

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[added: Received One hundred and thirty one dollars and eighty three cents in part of the within]

Wm Rickard
Knoxville 2 Julyto October 1795
[added: Warrant No 27]

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