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Requests Money to Pay Anthony Foster for Recruitment

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Document Information
Date May 15, 1799
Author Name David Henley (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Requests payment for Anthony Foster for recruitment.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; David Henley; Anthony Foster; agent war department; Secretary of War; treasurer; ;
Related Places Knoxville;
Keywords recruiting; specie; bill; credit; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Knoxville May 15th 1799

Sir

I have drawn on you this date for five
hundred dollars in favor of Anthony Foster
Co. Payable to them or order at thirty days
sight, being for value received of them in
Specie, and is to be appropriated for the
use of Recruiting the Fourth United States Reg'd
and having passed the same to the Audit
of the Treasurer. Request the Bill meet
your Concurrence

I am
very Respectfully
yr humble Servt
David Henley
Agent of War

The honorable
James McHenry
Secretary of War