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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Receipt from Robert Fenner for John Howell's pay certificates
Fenner, Robert, ca. 1755-1816
May 31, 1785
Volume 18, Page 733

Received, NewBern, North Carolina, May 31st, 1785, of Ebenezer Jackson, Asst. Com'r Army Accts., two final settlement certificates signed by John Pierce, Esquire, Commissioner, and dated 1st February last, numbered 89,402 & 89,403 amounting in the whole to one hundred and sixty dollars, on interest from the two periods for which they are given, it being the balance of pay due John Howell, a war soldier of the North Carolina Line, who was continued a prisoner of War in Great Britain to the 1st May, 1783, for the year 1782; and the gratuity of eighty dollars, which certificates I do hereby promise to deliver to the said John Howell.

160 Dollars.