Exchange for 1000$


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