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David Henley correspondence, 1794-1800.

Identifier: MM.1981.212

Scope and Contents

July 31, 1794, David Henley’s statement for money due to him as agent for the War Department, Southwestern Territory, July 1793-June 1794 + receipt for sums received. ADS 1 p. April 30, 1796, fragment of account for clothing delivered to wounded militia man. Signed by David Henley. ADS 1 pc. May 14, 1798, David Henley’s statement for traveling expenses from Tellico to Knox. + whiskey for Hanging Maw to preserve his friendship. ADS 1 pc. May 14, 1796, David Henley’s statement re: traveling expenses to Nashville. ADS 1 pc. August 15, 1796, order for shoes for Wm. McNimy. Signed by Henley. ADS 1 pc. October 30, 1797, license for Samuel Worthington, Knox County, to carry on trade and commerce with the Cherokees. Signed by Henley. DS 1 pc. September 15, 1798, bill of exchange for $1,000 from Henley, Knoxville, to Secretary of War James Henry. ADS 1 pc. February 1, 1800, letter from Henley, Knoxville, to Wolf’s Friend, Wm. & George Colbert, chiefs of the Chickasaws. Re: supplies sent; saddle for George Colbert; mourning for General Washington + April 5, 1805 note re: Colbert’s saddle. ALS 1 pc.


  • 1794-1800

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David Henley correspondence, 1794-1800.
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