tinsley whiskey debt

An 1806 Promise to Pay in Whiskey: Part I

On 24 November 1806, James Tinsley and another man signed a note that they promised to pay on the “first day of March next” to Oba and Henry Timberlake eight pounds, three shillings, and three pence. The payment was to be in “good and merchantable” whiskey in good tight barrels. Tinsley and his associate were […]