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Copied from Knoxville Waste Book

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date August 17, 1797
Author Name Stephen Hillis Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Copy of the entries for August 17, 1797, in the waste book of accounts at Knoxville.
Document Format Copy of document
Document Notes Enclosed in Hillis to Simmons, 9/13/1797. One of multiple enclosures.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Stephen Hillis; James Grant; Sevier; Colonel Hawkins; Moses White; Captain Gillespie; Samuel Cowan; Nathaniel Cowan; attorneys; Robert Houston; Captain Lewis; James Carry; James Carey; special committee of Congress; ;
Related Places Knoxville; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords waste book; printing; blank receipts; contingent expenses; postage; services; expenses; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Knoxville August 17th 1797.

Sundry Accounts Dr To Cash
Paid James Grant
Office Expence
printing July 29.th Blank receipts for Seviers expedition 18.--
Do August 18.th 2.--
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20.--

Contingent Expence
For Postage Col Hawkins .75
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20.75

19th

Stephen Hillis Dr To Cash
For to pay Moses White's services in Cap.t Gillespie's Co from 26.th 24 Octob 1793
Seviers Expedition 21.75

Stephen Hillis Dr To Cash
For to pay Saml & Nathaniel Cowan atty. for sundry persons for military services from Octo. to Decem. 1793. 471.25

Stephen Hillis Dr To Cash
For to pay Robert Houston atty to Sundry persons for services in 1793 127.75

Contingent Expence Dr To Cash
Paid Capt Lewis for to defray the expences of Maj. James Grant & James Cary from Knoxville to Philadelphia. Called there by a special Committee of Congress 130--