Acknowledging Receipt of Money in Gold and Bank Draft

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Date October 28, 1788
Author Name William Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Jeremiah Wadsworth (primary) Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Summary Acknowledges receipt of 150 pounds [weight or British currency is unclear] in gold, along with a draft on Richard Platt for $1000, brought from Hartford by Captain William Price. Asks that Wadsworth send a letter from William Knox, intended for Henry Knox at Hartford, to Boston, where the Secretary of War has been unfortunately detained.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Colonel Jeremiah Wadsworth; William Knox; Richard Platt; Captain William Price; Secretary of War; General Knox; ;
Related Places Hartford, Connecticut; War Office; New York; Boston; ;
Keywords lawful money; gold; draft; letter; ;
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