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Use of Post Notes or Silver for Currency

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date December 9, 1796
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Post delivered five packages from Fort Franklin. Believed it best not to intervene with Treasurer issues relative to the money in the hands of Gen. Nevill. Suggested making exchanges of post notes for silver. Coffee and sugar on its way.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Hodgdon, 12/16/1796.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Samuel Hodgdon; Nevill; General Nevil; James Hamilton; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; Fort Franklin; frontier; territory; ;
Keywords post; letter; package; money; post notes; silver; cash; stationary; stationery; loaf sugar; coffee; vouchers; ;
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