Bills of Exchange Payable to Jeremiah and Abijah Hunt

Item

Title

Bills of Exchange Payable to Jeremiah and Abijah Hunt

Description

Bills of exchange for $1,000 and $4,500 to be paid to Jeremiah and Abijah Hunt, with note on reverse that they were paid on December 2.

year created

1796

month created

09

day created

01

author

sent from location

Cincinnati

recipient

in image

notable person/group

Caleb Swan
James McHenry
Jeremiah & Abijah Hunt
William Simmons

notable location

Cincinnati

notable item/thing

bill of exchange

document number

1796090115005

transcription

No. 111 EXCHANGE for 1000 Dollars.
Cincinnati September 1. 1796
Sir, At ten Days sight of this first of Exchange the seond of same tenor and date being unpaid, please to pay to Jeremiah & Abijah Hunt or Order, the sum of One Thousand Dollars, which Sum I have received of him in Cash, and charge the same as per advice herewith to my Account. Caleb Swan Paymaster of the Troops of the United States
To The Honorable James McHenry Secy of war


No. 108 Exhange for 4500 Dollars.
Cincinnati September 1. 1796
Sir,
At ten Days sight of this first of Exchange the second of same tenor and date being unpaid, please to pay to Jeremiah & Abijah Hunt or Order, the sum of Four Thousand five hundred Dollars, which Sum I have received of him in Cash, and charge the same as per advice herewith to my Account. Caleb Swan Paymaster of the Troops of the United States
To The honorable James McHenry Secy of war Rec'd Decr 2d. 1796 of Wm. Simmens accountant a Warrant No. 1668 for five thousand five hundred dollars in full of the within Bills
Drs. 5500
J. & Abijah Hunt

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) ZSD24a (2 pages) Collection: Receipts for Moneys Advanced (Advances), 1793-1855. (RG217) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Caleb Swan Cincinnati [n/a]
Recipient James McHenry [unknown] [n/a]