McNeill, Mary (fl. 1787-1791) [Receipt of money paid by Henry Knox]
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03773 Author/Creator: McNeill, Mary (fl. 1787-1791) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 25 January 1788 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 22.8 x 19.c m.
Countersigned by Henry Jackson as a witness. McNeill acknowledges receipt of a certificate for $2091.54, "the ballance of an Account between the United States & my late husband Hector McNeill." Appears to be written in the hand of Henry Jackson. Docketed by Knox. Duplicate of GLC02437.03772.
Hector McNeill (1725-1785) was a Continental Navy captain dismissed from the service in 1778.
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