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Title:[Receipt], 1798 Jan. 30, [to] Anthony Foster / [signed by] Edm[un]d Crutcher, Francis B. Sappington : a machine-readable transcription of an image
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Date: January 30, 1798
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a receipt for goods dated January 30, 1798. The receipt was given to Anthony Foster and pertained to goods given to two Cherokee Indians in reward for returning 10 stolen horses from the Creek Nation. Their payment of goods, not cash, included a rifle and powder, cloth, thread, buttons, and other domestic goods. The receipt was signed by Edmond Crutcher and Francis B. Sappington.
Collection:John W. Greene Papers
Box:n/a
Folder:MS-25
Document:sc001
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The United States To Anthony Foster cr [creditor]

For amount paid two Cherokee Indians for bringing in ten [added: stolen] horses from the Creek Nation agreeable to the order of Sackfield Marlin Assistant Agent to the Southern Indians [added: 1797 Decemr. [December] 22nd]

(to Wit)
Dol. [Dollars] C. [Cents] D. [Dollars] C [Cents]
14 lbs powder @ 1 —[unclear: ? ] 14 [unclear: ? ]
1 Rifle Gunn [Gun] 12 50
paid for Making 2 [unclear: Surtuets ] 2—50 5 0
1 lb powder 1 [unclear: ? ]
32 50
7 yd. [yard] Cloth @4 —[unclear: ? ] 28 [unclear: ? ]
3 doz [dozen] Buttons [unclear: ? ] 62 ˝ 1 87 ˝
10 skeins thread [unclear: ? ] 4 [unclear: ? ] 40
11 1/4 yd. [yards] Linen 1 —25 for 14 [unclear: ? ]
4 skeins silk [unclear: ? ] 12 ˝ [unclear: ? ] 50
4 Stichs [stitches] twist [unclear: ? ] 12 ˝ 50
3 yd [yard] Linen [unclear: ? ]50 1 50
1 stich [stitch] twist [unclear: ? ] [unclear: ? ] 12 ˝
3 skeins thread 4 12
˝doz [dozen] Buttons @ [unclear: ? ] 94 48
47 50

[added: [unclear: E. Eceipted ]]
A Foster
[added: We the Subscribers do Certify that the Above Articles were delivered to the Cherokee Indians — of Which we have Signed duplicates Witness our hands this 30th day of January 1798
Edmd. [Edmond] Crutcher
Francis B. Sappington ]




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[unclear: my ]
Anthony Foster
22 Dec [December] 1797



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