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The Lee Family Digital Archive is the largest online source for primary source materials concerning the Lee family of Virginia. It contains published and unpublished items, some well known to historians, others that are rare or have never before been put online. We are always looking for new letters, diaries, and books to add to our website. Do you have a rare item that you would like to donate or share with us? If so, please contact our editor, Colin Woodward, at  (804) 493-1940, about how you can contribute to this historic project.


 

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The United States for Fort La Fayette

To Adam Thoman Dr.

 

 

Date                      Designation                                       Application                                         Cost

                                                                                                                                                  Dollars  Cts

1842 April            Board furnished the following Laborers in the month April 1842

                              L. Desserick                                     90 meals at 10c                                    9              00

                              Jas Green 56                                    “ ”                                                         5              60

                              Thos Myers                                       __________                                         _________

                              Wm Quick                                         30 meals at 10c                                    3             00

                              Jacob Pinsock                                 82 “ ”                                                      8             20

                              Thos Hannahan                              58 “ ”                                                      5             80

                              Jas Beglin                                            __________                                       __________

                              Wm Dorgan                                      23 “ ”                                                     2             30

                              M Mcrory                                            23                                                        2              30

                              C Walden                                          21                                                         2              10

                              P Kilty                                                 21                                                       2              10

                              G [Philipkosky]                                20 1/5                                                     2              02          

                              F Manning                                        15                                                         1              50

                              P Flynn                                               61                                                       6              10

 

                                                                                                    DOLLARS                              50           02

 

Received, at Fort Hamilton this 30 day of April 1842 from Captain R. E. Lee of the Corps of Engineers, the sum of Fifty Dollars and two cents, in full payment of the above account

$50.02                                   (SIGNED IN DUPLICATE)                                Adam Thoman

 

I certify that the articles within enumerated have been received, and the services performed : that they were necessary for, and have been or will be applied in the construction of Fort La Fayette and that the prices are reasonable and just.

                R E Lee

                Capt Engrs

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 3, M2009.200, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 September 3 

 

 

 

 

Fort La Fayette

Voucher No. 6

Adam Thoman

April 30 1842

Board of Laborers } = $50.02

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 3, M2009.190, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 September 3

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