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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Receipt from Richard Lytle for James Thaxton's pay certificates
Lytle, Richard
May 30, 1785
Volume 18, Page 732

Received, NewBern, North Carolina, May 30th, 1785, of Ebenezer Jackson, Asst. Com'r Army Accts., three certificates signed by John Pierce, Esquire, dated 1st February last, and numbered from 89,395 to 89,397 inclusive, on interest from 15th November, 1783, amounting in the whole to four thousand, one hundred and seventy-one 45-90 Dollars, being in full the balance of commutation due Lt. Colo. Comdt. James Thaxton, late of the North Carolina line, who retired on half pay the first of January, 1783, all which certificates I do hereby promise to deliver immediately to the said Col. Thaxton.

4,171 45-90 Dollars.

For James Thaxton.