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Requests Money for Cochran and Thursby

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Document Information
Date May 22, 1799
Author Name David Henley (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Requests payment to Cochran & Thursby for remittance of Thomas Hickman.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; David Henley; Cochran & Thursby; Thomas Hickman; Accountant; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Nashville; Army Department;
Keywords remittance; money; appropriated; bill; abstract of warrants; receipt; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Knoxville May 22nd 1799

Sir

I have drawn on you this date in favor of Cochran & Hrusley payable to them on order After ten days sight for one thousand five hundred dollars, being for so much lodged in my hands for Remittance by Thomas Hickman of Nashville the 10th of April and having no immediate use for the money at that time, deffered drawing lile wanted, being the term upon which I received it, as the Sum is now appropriated for the Army Department the Bill mentioned for that use.

But perceiving by an abstract of warrants from the Accountant, the Receipts I gave for the Money has already been taken up, and paid the 20th of April, the Bill is only to be presented by Cockraw & Hursley for form and acknowledgement of pay and which I have so notifyed them.

I am very Respectly

Your Humble Servt

David Henley

Agent of War

The honorable

James McHenry

Secretary of War