Robbery of bills of exchange by Indians or white men near Tennessee River

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Money Receipts (Advances), RG217 view image
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Date April 20, 1799
Author Name Abijah Hunt (primary) Location: New Orleans
Recipient Name Samuel Meeker (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Hunt reports that express rider Robert McCrea was robbed of bills of exchange en route from Natchez to Cincinnati to Lexington. Robbery of $25,000 was near the Tennessee River by either Indians or white men.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Meeker; Abijah Hunt; Robert McRea; party of Indians or white men; Captain Isaac Robinson; Daniel Haragan; Secretary of War; William Bell; Francis Jones; Joseph Williams; John W. Hunt; Jesse Hunt; villains; pursers; Daniel Clark; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New Orleans; Natchez; Cincinnati; Lexington; Tennessee River; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords express; robbery; bills of exchange; pay of the troops; blank bills; stop payment; ;
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