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Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron (1719-1792) [British bill of exchange for 500 pounds payable to William Billyer]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.222 Author/Creator: Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron (1719-1792) Place Written: Kingston, Jamaica Type: Printed document signed Date: 28 May 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.5 x 17 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed bill of exchange. The money was designated "For Defraying the Expenses and Carrying on the Current Serives of your Office at thei Place." Noted accepted on 13 August 1782. The docket orders payment to a Mr. Patrick Leckie from Billyer.

People: Rodney, George Brydges Rodney, Baron, 1719-1792

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFinanceRevolutionary WarSoldier's PayCaribbean

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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