Adams, Samuel (1745-1819) [Receipt for a tombstone for Knox’s daughter Julia]
Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02932
Author/Creator: Adams, Samuel (1745-1819)
Place Written: s.l.
Type: Manuscript document signed
Date: 9 January 1784
Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 10.6 x 21.2 cm.
Summary of Content: Knox orders William Neilson to pay on his behalf for a ”marble tomb stone six feet in length and three feet wide for his Daughter Deceased.” Signed by Dr. Samuel Adams. Adams also signs verso 16 June 1784 confirming receipt of payment for the tombstone. Neilson signs verso 30 January 1786 confirming receipt of the sum from Samuel Shaw, Knox’s aide.
People: Adams, Samuel, 1745-1819., Knox, Julia, d. 1784., Knox, Henry, 1750-1806., Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794.
Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815
Full Transcript: 1784Rec ----- June 16th 1784, Jan.y 9Maj Genl Knox [p.r] order of Wm Neilson Esqr., To Saml. Adams Dr, To a Marble Tomb Stone six feet in length£sd, and three feet wide for his Daughter Deceased22:10:0, To Cutting 138 Letters at 2d Each - - - - - - - - 1. 3 , The Above money is proclr. money - -£ 23: 13. 0, Please to pay the Above Acct. of twenty three pounds thirteen shillings proclr. money [inserted: unto Jame Cole Esqr.] and his Receipt shall be in full, Maj Genl. Knox or Wm. Neilson Esqr.Saml. Adams, ,  Recd. 16 June 1784 the sum of twenty five pounds [inserted: 4/8] [y h] Cury. in full for a Tomb Stone for Genl. Knox’s Child Julia £25: 4: 8Saml. Adams, Recd. the above sum of twenty five pounds 4/8 of Major Shaw in full 30 Jany 1786- W. Neilson, , [docket], order on, Majr Genl Knox, or, Wm. Neilson Esqr., for £23:13.0, in favour of , James Cole Esqr., from, Saml. Adams
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