Funds to be delivered

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Date March 23, 1787
Author Name John Pierce (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Joseph Clay (primary)
Summary Notifies Joseph Clay of the details by which he will receive the funds owed him by the Board of Treasury and possible complications regarding their transmittal from South Carolina.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Clay; John Pierce; Board of Treasury; Thomas Commander Russell; John Neuville; Loan Officer; commissioners; Treasury;
Related Places New York; Savannah; Charleston; South Carolina;
Keywords vessel [going to] Savannah; money; your order in his favor; difficulty; Mr. Neuville's receipt; mode of transmitting the money; complete [compleat] discharge;
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New York. March 23d 1787
Joseph Clay Esq
Sir
Since my Letter of Yesterday was put on Board of the Vessel going for Savannah, I have been directed by the Board of Treasury to send for the money which you say is in the hands of a Mr. Russell in Charleston, and I have accordingly drawn an order on him for it, in favor of Mr. John Neuville Loan Officer for South Carolina, but as Mr. Russell may have receipted for it to deliver to your order, which may criate a difficulty. I am to request that you will transmit to Mr. Neuville your order in his favor, whereby Mr. Russell shall be discharged from the same on his taking Mr. Neuville's receipt promising to account for it to my order or to that of the Commissioners of the Treasury, which mode of transmitting the money shall also be to you a compleat discharge-----
I am &c
J Pierce