From Tench Coxe1
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, November 1, 1794. “Mr. James Byers applies for four hundd. Doll. on a/count of his contract for casting ten brass Howitzers dated the 23rd day of July 94.…”2
LC, RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies, National Archives.
2. On November 1, 1794, Warrant No. 4211 for four hundred dollars was issued to Byers (D, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 7380, National Archives).