Henry Hescock check

Henry Hescock check

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hescock, Henry, d. 1865
Title: Henry Hescock check
Dates: 1865 January 9
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (1 check)
Coll. Number: ms578

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Hescock was the Captain of Company G of the 1st Missouri Artillery. He was captured at Chickamauga and kept as a prisoner of war at Columbia, S.C. Captain Hescock died April 28, 1865.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one check for $100 in gold to be drawn to James G. Gibbons by Henry Hescock, dated January 9, 1865. On the back is this note: "This money was loaned to me while a prisoner of war at Cola S.C. for my own personal use. I therefore desire it promptly paid. [signed] Henry Hescock, Capt. Co. G. 1st Mo. Arty." The check is endorsed by J. G. Gibbons.

Index Terms

Checks (bank checks)
Gibbons, James G.
Hescock, Henry, d. 1865

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Hescock check, ms578, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Check, 1865 January 9