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Requests Money for James William Park for Cherokee Boundary Line, per Treaty of Tellico

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: David Henley Ltrs Sent, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date August 20, 1799
Author Name David Henley (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Requests payment for James and William Park as money appropriated to pay the commissioner of running the Cherokee boundary line based on the Treaty of Tellico.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; David Henley; James Park; William Park; Cherokees; Treasurer; commissioner; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Tellico; Tennessee; ;
Keywords Cherokee boundary line; Treaty at Tellico; credit; ;
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Knoxville 20 August 1799
Sir -
I have drawn on you this day in favor of James & William Park on their order payable after ten days sight for one thousand dollars, which money has been appropriated to the paying the Commissioner for running the Cherokee boundary line, as stipulated by the Commissioners of the treaty at Tellico in 1798, and having passed the amount to the credit of the Treasurer request your honoring the same.
I am respectfully Your Huml Servt
David Henley
Agt War
The honorable James McHenry