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Account of money due from North Carolina to the United States
Milligan, James
August 24, 1781
Volume 16, Page 405

THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN ACCOUNT WITH THE UNITED STATES FOR THEIR QUOTA OF TAXES IN THE OLD EMISSIONS.

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Dr.
Creditor.
1777.
1779.
Nov. 22nd
To Quota of the 5 Million Tax
250,000
Decm. 4th
By draught drawn in favor of Jeremiah Wadsworth
400,000
1779.
Decm. 22d
By do do do Maj. Genl. Greene
200,000
Jan’y. 4th
To do do 15 Million Tax
1,090,000
1780.
May 21st
To do do 45 Million Tax
3,270,000
Jan. 1st
By do do do Jeremiah Wadsworth
750,000
Oct. 7th
To do do 15 Million Monthly Tax for Jan. and Feb’y. ’80
2,000,000
Feb. 9th
By do do do Stephen Moore
30,000
1780.
Mar. 17th.
By do do do Wm. Palfrey
900,000
March 13th
To do do 15 Million Monthly Tax from the 1st March, 1780, to the month of April, 1781, inclusive, 14 months at 1,000,000 Dollars per month
14,000,000
June 15th.
By do do do Major General Gates
100,000
Dollars
20,610,000
Balance due United States
18,230,000
To Balance per Contract
18,230,000
Dollars
20,610,000

THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA IN ACCOUNT WITH THE UNITED STATES FOR THEIR QUOTA OF THE SPECIE TAXES.
Dr.
Creditor.
1780.
Aug. 26th
To Quota of three Million Tax payable 31st December last
200,000
Nov. 4th
To Quota of that part of the six Million Tax to be paid in cash, payable 4 quarterly payments, the 2d of which is due the 1st Inst., August, 1781
119,060
1781.
Jan. 8th
To Quota of the Tax for supplies of prisoners, payable the 1st March last
5,796
March 16th.
To Quota of the six Million Tax to be paid in four quarterly payments, the second of which is due the first of September next
230,404
Dollars
555,260

Note.—Besides the foregoing accounts of Taxes the State of North Carolina is charged in the Books with the sum of 2,709,792.9-90 Dollars—old emissions advanced them from November, 1775, to April, 1781; and also with 7,400 Dollars—new emission in 1781. Whether this State hath any Account against the Union to Counterbalance, this I do not know.

JAS. MILLIGAN, A. G.

Auditor General’s Office, August 24th, 1781.