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Request for Submission of Pay Draft to Henry Knox

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Document Information
Date May 14, 1790
Author Name Jeremiah Olney (primary) Location: Providence
Recipient Name James Olney (primary)
Summary Jeremiah Olney asks his cousin to submit a draft for payment to Henry Knox.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Olney; Jeremiah Olney; Henry Knox; Captain Godfrey; cousin; ;
Related Places Providence; ;
Keywords enclosed letter; draft in your favour; payment; money; return; safe conveyance; ;
Key Phrases enclosed letter with the draft in your favour for one hundred and fifty eight dollars 16 cents, I desire you to present to the Honorable Secretary at war [secretary of war] for payment; please to send the money by return; safe conveyance; satisfying yourself for the trouble you may be at;
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Providence 14th May 1790
Dear Cousin
The enclosed Letter with the draft in your favour for one hundred and Fifty Eight dollars 16 cents I desire you to present to the Honble Secretary at War for payment. you will please to send the money by Return of Capt Godfrey or other Safe conveyance, first Satisfying yourself for the Trouble you may be at--
I am with EsteemSirYour Affectionate CousinJereh Olny
Mr. James H. Olny, New York
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