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Bailey, Jacob (fl. 1813) to Jacob Bailey

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02669.068 Author/Creator: Bailey, Jacob (fl. 1813) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: unkown Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.4 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Certification of money to be paid to Jacob Bailey for the trasportation of baggage from Burlington, Vermont to New Gloucester, Maine.

People: Wade Hampton

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PaymentOrdersMilitary ServiceWar of 1812

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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