Receipt of Funds for the Southern Army

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Date July 27, 1781
Author Name William S. Alexander (primary)
Recipient Name John Pierce (primary)
Summary Alexander's receipt and promise to deliver money being sent from the Continental Army's Paymaster General to General Nathaniel Greene's Southern Army.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Pierce to Board of Treasury, 11/28/1786.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William S. Alexander; John Pierce, Esq.; John White; Joseph Clay, Esq.; General Greene; paymaster general; Board of War; Congress; officers; Honorable Board of Treasury; ;
Related Places Charlotte North Carolina; ;
Keywords dollars; new emission; orders; receipts; ;
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Charlott July 27th1781 --

67,600

Recd from John Pierce ["Paymaster General" written above name "John Pierce"] asquire by the hands of John White Escort from the Board of war, sixty-seven thousand and six hundred dollars of the New Emition which I promis to deliver to Joseph Clay Esq. or General Green or either of their orders with three duplicates which I promise to deliver at the same time having tow recets of the same Tenor & Date A.D. Q. M.
Wm S. Alexander

turn over [these words are encircled at the bottom of the page.]
Office of Army Accounts November 28th.. 1786

Testify that the above is a true Copy taken from the original

signed J. Pierce --- Ecd