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Receipt from Robert Fenner for pay certificates for North Carolina officers in the Continental Army
Fenner, Robert, ca. 1755-1816
April 28, 1785
Volume 18, Page 729

Received, Halifax, April 28th, 1785, of Ebenezer Jackson, Asst. Com'r Army Accts., two hundred and forty-nine final settlement certificates, signed by John Pierce, Esquire, dated the 1st day of February last, and numbered from 91,607 to 91,855 inclusive, amounting in the whole to one hundred and ninety-five thousand, six hundred Dollars, bearing interest of 6 per cent. per Annum from the 15th day of November, 1783, it being in full for the commutation of five years full pay in lieu of half pay for life, pursuant to the resolution of Congress, March 22nd, 1783, for four Cols., two Lieut. Cols., Six Majors, thirty-four Captains, thirty-five Lieutenants and two Surgeons of the North Carolina Line, including those who retired from Service the first January, 1783, and those who continued in service to the end of the War, all which certificates I do hereby promise to deliver to the respective individuals or lodge them where the Supreme Executive of the State of North Carolina shall direct.

ROBERT FENNER, Agent late North Carolina Line.

Receipted for 195,600; too much 10,000; total delivered 185,600.

Witness:
John Daves.

N. B. Robert Fenner has receipted for ten thousand dollars more than he actually received (thro' mistake).

E. Jackson, Asst. Com.