Pay Order, James Sloan to Nauvoo City Treasurer for David Bryant, 24 July 1843
, Pay Order, to Nauvoo city treasurer , for David Bryant, , Hancock Co., IL, 24 July 1843; handwriting of ; one page; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845, CHL.
The of the City of , will please pay Mr David Bryant thirteen Dollars, for me, and which I <am> entitled to receive out of the first Monies which may come into the Treasury, which Sum I owe him, and is in full of all Accounts between him and me.—
After receiving this pay order, William Clayton made a note to pay Bryant when money came into the treasury. The verso of that note indicates that Bryant received $9.50 on 2 November 1843. The Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger notes that Bryant was paid $9.50 on 1 November 1843 and the other $3.50 on 26 December 1843. (Note from William Clayton, 24 Jul. 1843; Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 8, 51.)
Nauvoo City Treasury Ledger, 1842–1845. Nauvoo, IL, Records, 1841–1845. CHL. MS 16800.