Bill of Exchange for James and William Park

Item

Title

Bill of Exchange for James and William Park

Description

Bill of Exchange for $1,000 due James and William Park for money for paying the regular troops in Tennessee under Lt. Col. Butler.

year created

1799

month created

10

day created

02

author

sent from location

Knoxville

recipient

sent to location

Philadelphia

in image

notable person/group

David Henley
James McHenry
WIlliam Park
James Park
James & William Park
regular troops
Lieutenant Colonel Butler
William Simmons
Beckham Gettig & Co
James Miller
Messrs Anthony & John Kennedy & Co
Bickham
Messrs Bickham & Reese

notable location

Knoxville
Philadelphia
Tennessee

notable item/thing

bill of exchange
paying the troops
specie
warrant

document number

1799100240402

transcription

Exchange for 1000$
Sir
Knoxville 12 October 1799
After ten days sight of this my first Bill of Exchange, second of like tenor and date unpaid; pay James & William Park or their order one thousand dollars it being for value received of them in specie, and is to be appropriated to the paying of the Regular troops in Tennessee under Lieut Colonel Butler July, August and September for which sum I hold myself accountable as per advice of the same.
I am Sir Your Humbt Servant
David Henley Agt War
The honorable James McHenry Secretary War Philadelphia Please pay the within to Messrs Anthy & John Kennedy [undecipherable] or order
Jas & Wm Parks
A & J Kennedy & Co
Pay the contents to the order of Messrs Beckham & Reese
Beckham, Gettig & Co
Pay to James Miller or order
Beckham & Reese
J A Miller
Received Octr 23d 1799 of William Simmons Acct a Warrant No. 4555 for One thousand Dollars in full of the within Bill
Dr 1000 Jas. Miller

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) XTM18a (2 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author David Henley Knoxville [n/a]
Recipient James McHenry Philadelphia [n/a]