Account with John Meyer
[Philadelphia, July 5, 1794]
|April||19||To Cash paid||Mr Young1 for period. music No 5 & 6||2.—.|
|May||3||“ Do||Mr Tangue 6 months Journal Etoile A.2||4.—|
|”||23||“ Do||Mr Donnant3 2 months teaching||6.—|
|”||27||“ Do||for a Dinner||5.—|
|June||7||“ Do||Duplaine,4 12 Numbers monthly chron.||4.—|
|12||“ Do||Mr Hamilton||50.—|
|—||5||“ Do||Wm Rawle,6 to be charged
to the manufacturing
|—||“||“ Do||John McElkenny, order
Robt Ralston Assignee of
Estate of John Dewhurst8
|—||—||“ Do||Tench Coxe9||80.—|
D, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Presumably William Young, Philadelphia printer and stationer.
2. C. C. Tanguy de la Boissiere was a French émigré in Philadelphia. In 1794 he published a French and English newspaper entitled The American Star. L’Étoile Américaine.
6. William Rawle was United States attorney for the District of Pennsylvania.
7. The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures.
10. At the bottom of this statement Meyer wrote and signed the following notation: “July 5th 1794 received paymt of the above in full to wit—one quarters Salary ending 30th June
|deduct the above amt||378.50|
|my check on the Bank U St for||496.50.”|