Hartford, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
A receipt of pay for Revolutionary War soldier Edward Carter. Consisting of a printed form on a small square rag paper and completed by hand, this document certifies Carter’s receipt of payment for military services rendered and based out of the Town of Colchester. It is dated July 5, 1871 and signed by Edward Carter [X] at bottom right of the recto. The document reads: [Hartford, July 5th 1781 / RECEIVED, of Pay-Table-Committee, their Order / on the Treafurer, of this State, to fecure the Payment / of Twenty seven pounds thirteen farthings and ten pence / it being the Balance due to me, on the Firft Day of January 1780, as ftated by the Committees of the State and of the / Army.]. There are no markings on the reverse.