Payment to John Thompson, Interpreter

Item

Title

Payment to John Thompson, Interpreter

Description

Payment of $597.35 to John Thompson as interpreter to the Cherokee for periods of time from 1791-1794.

year created

1795

month created

10

day created

24

secondary author

secondary recipient

in image

notable person/group

David Henley
John Thompson
interpreter
Cherokee Nation
Indians

notable location

Knoxville

notable item/thing

payment
cash
account

document number

1795102479510

transcription

Knoxville 24 October 1795 John Thompson A/C Dol 197.35 The United States To John Thompson Drs For his services as Interpreter to the Cherokee Nation of Indians from the second day of July 1791 to the thirty first day of December 1791 is 5 months & 30 Days. @ 200 Dlls per annum . . . 99.77
from 1st Jany to 31st Decemr 1792 . . . 200.
from 1st Jany to 31st Decemr 1793 . . . 200.
from 1st Jany to 26th June 1794 inclusive 5 Mo & 26 days . . . 97.58
Cr 597.35
1794 June By Cash received at Philadelphia on account . . . 400.00
Knoxville
Recd of David Henley Agent Dptmt War the above account in full being on hundred ninety seven dollars & thirty five Cents per Warrant October 24th 1795 No. 408 John Thompson Duplicate

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) XFD15a (43 pages) Collection: General Information Index, 1794-1918. (RG94) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author John Thompson [unknown] [n/a]
Recipient David Henley [unknown] [n/a]