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Title:[Pay warrant for the protection of the frontier] 1794 / [signed by] William Blount : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Blount, William

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Date: December 3, 1794
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a pay warrant, dated December 3, 1794 and signed by Governor William Blount. William Rickard, pay master, received three hundred and thirty nine dollars to pay troops under Captain Thomas Murray for protecting the frontier from October 22, 1793 to November 22, 1793.
Collection:Pay warrant for the protection of the frontier
Folder:Tennessee State Library, Miscellaneous documents, 70-119

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No. 167 Dollars 339

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 three hundred and thirty nine dollars, out of the money in your hands appropriated, for the defensive protection of the frontiers for the pay of a company of infantry on the frontiers of Mero District commanded by Captain Thomas Murray from the twenty second of October to the Twenty second of November 1793, agreeably to pay-roll and your report Whereon of this date, for which this shall be your warrant— Given at Knoxville under my hand and seal this 3rd day of December 1794

Wm [William] Blount
[added: By the Governor]
Willie Blount Pro Secretary
[added: Registered in the Secretary's office Knoxville December 3rd 1794]
Willie Blount

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Received of David Henley Agent to the Deptmt [Department] of War the several sums amounting to three hundred and twenty seven dollars, being the pay in part due Capt. [Captain] Thomas Murray and his Company the 22 Novem. [November] 1793Knoxville [unclear: the ] 10 April 1795
Wm [William] Rickard
[added: No. 167 Wm [William] Rickard]

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