Enclosed Check and Illness Update

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Date September 12, 1798
Author Name Samuel Lewis (primary) Location: Trenton
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Lewis encloses $1,000.00 check drawn on the Bank of the United States payable to Hodgdon. Confirmed the death of Fenno, but waiting on the health of Bache.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Samuel Lewis Sr; Fenno; Quartermaster; Bache; John Harris; Quartermaster; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Trenton; Quartermaster's Department; ;
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Samuel Lewis
12th September 1798
Recd 13 -
Encloses a draft for the 1000 Dollars in favour of John Harris on Hooker's Regt.

Trenton Sep 12th
War department
James W Henry
Free
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr
Superintendant of Military Stores,
Philadelphia
War department, Trenton
Septr: 12th: 1798
Sir,
Agreeably to my promise of yesterday, I now enclose a check on the Bank of the United States, in my favor, or order; which I have endorsed payable to you, for one thousand dollars. The Sum requested by you, for the Quarter Master department, will be transmitted by a Warrant, in your favor, as usual, tomorrow, and deposited with the Cashier of the Bank U.S: for your receipt for the amount.
Fenno we hear (to day) is not dead; but the death of Bache confirmed.
I am, Sir, respectfully
Your obedient Servant
Samuel Lewis Senr
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr