Receipt for Warrant for Fabrication and Delivery of Cannon

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Date January 2, 1801
Author Name Samuel Meredith (primary)
Recipient Name William Simmons
Summary Meredith received $10,000 to be transmitted to Henry Foxall of Philadelphia on account of delivery of cannon for use of United States.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Meredith; William Simmons; Secretary of War; Henry Foxall; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords warrant; contract; fabrication; delivery; cannon; ;
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Receipt
Samuel Meredith
Drs. 10000
Jany 2 1801.
Received January 2d 1801 of William Simmons accountant a Warrant No. 5389 issued by the Secretary of War for Ten thousand dollars to be transmitted by me to Henry Foxall, Philadelphia on account of his Contract dated 20 Decr 1800, for the Fabrication & delivery of Cannon for the use of the United States, for which sum the said Henry Foxall to be accountable.
Samuel Meredith
Dolls 10000.