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Collection Reference Number GLC09099.15.01
From Archive Folder Collection of James T. Gerry, United States Navy Commander 
Title Check made out to James T. Gerry
Date 1 March 1844
Author Sinclair, William (fl. 1844)  
Recipient Gerry, James Thompson  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Check made out to James T. Gerry for one hundred and thirty seven dollars and eighty eight cents. Check was attached with a nail to a later note, explaining that the check was a Naval pay receipt.
Subjects Navy  Finance  
People Sinclair, William (fl. 1844)  Gerry, James Thompson (1797-1854)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Naval & Maritime; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information William Sinclair was a purser in the United States Navy. James T. Gerry was a United States Naval Captain. He was the son of Elbridge Gerry, the fifth Vice President of the United States.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859