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Title:Abstract of disbursements made by Return J. Meigs on account of the Indian Department, 1810 June 30 - 1810 Oct. 1, Tennessee: a machine-readable transcription
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Date: June 30, 1810
Date: October 1, 1810
Extent: 1p
Summary:This document is a summary of the disbursements made by Return J. Meigs, U.S. agent to the Cherokees, at the Cherokee agency in Tennessee from June 30, 1810 through October 1, 1810. Expenses included payment of the Cherokee annuity, payment of claims by and against the Cherokees for stolen property, salaries of various agents and interpreters, and the purchase of articles for spinning and weaving.
Repository:Special Collections Library, The University of Tennessee Knoxville
Collection:Penelope Johnson Allen
Box:1
Folder:12
Document:pa0011
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Abstract of Disbursements made by Return J Meigs Agent of war in Tennessee on account of the Indian Department between the 30th June & the 1st of October 1810 except certain receipts marked x
date of payments. No. payments to whom made Nature of Disbursements. Amount.
June 20th 1 Samuel Morton Pay for a Negro slave the property of Mr. Morton killed by a Cherokee Indian 500.00
" 29 2 Gideon Blackburn use of schools in the Cherokee Nation 100.00
July 11th 3 Cherokee Nation Their Annuity for the current year & on instalment [installment] on account of a Convention dated 7th January 1816. 11000.00
" " 4 Black Fox Cherokee King. Being the amount of Annual Stipend for the current year received by his Proxy 100.00
" " 5 Caleb Starr Blacksmiths work for Cherokees 10.75
" 12th 6 Alexr [Alexander] Gavock Pay for 2 Horses Stolen by whitemen 120.00
" " 7 Caleb Starr Pay for 2 Looms for Cherokees 16.00
" " 8 Charles Rogers Indemnity for property stolen from him by white men 2.00
" " 9 Richard Taylor For hire of packhorses 31.00
" " 10 William Cox For a horse Stolen from him by Cherokees 60.00
" " 11 Wm [William] Downing a Cherokee for a horse Stolen from him by a white man 60.00
" " 12 Wm [William] Carrol pay for Fleas or weavers reeds 20.58
" " 13 Richard Taylor Horse hire for Interpreter 3.00 12023.33
" 13th. 14 Wm [William] Luteys Cards for Cherokees 27.50
" " 15 Jno. [John]Thompson For Blacksmiths work for Cherokees 17.33
" " 16 Robert Neely For do. do. [ditto] 15.80
" " 17 Jno. [John] Lowrey For do. do. [ditto] 24.00
" " 18 Peter Berry For Ferriage of Cherokees 6 days while receiving their Annuity 12.00
" " 19 The Frogg (a Cherokee ) for making spining [spinning] wheels 8.00
" 14 20 John Love For 1 spining [spinning] wheel 3.33
" 22nd 21 Jno. [John] Hildebrand For his wages & subsistence at miller at the Publick [Public] Mill in the Cherokee Nation for the 2nd qr [quarter] year 51.84
" 26 22 Geo: [George] Smith For Iron & utensils of husbandry for the Cherokees 41.64 1/4
" " 23 " " Pack horse hire bringing money from Nashville 7.00
" " 24 James Howel For Fleas or weavers reeds 3.75
" 31st 25 Henry Stevenson For 1 Spinning wheel [unclear: 3.33 ]
August 4th 26 Jno. [John] Gambold For the support of Schools in the Cherokee nation 100.00 314.94
" " 27 Hance McKain Indemnity for a Rifle Gun Stolen by Indians 20.00
" " 28 [unclear: Tiery ] Robinson For spining [spinning] wheels for Cherokees 23.33
" 12 29 James Eddington Indemnity for a Horse Stolen by Cherokees 60.00
" 16 30 [unclear: Tiery ] Robinson For spining [spinning] wheels for Cherokees 20.00
" 22 31 James Boyd For a Rifle Gun, Gunstock &c. [et cetera] Stolen by an Indian 21.00
" 30 32 Saml. [Samuel] McDaniel For Blacksmiths work for Cherokees 48.79
Septemr. [September] 16 33 Wm [William] Richmond For do. do. [ditto] 14.74
" 19 34 Jeremiah Pate For Indemnity for hogs stolen by Indians 20.00
" 21 35 Wm [William] Lutee For [unclear: Cotton ] Cards for Cherokees 4.00
" 22 36 Wilson Scott For Keeping Stray horses 98.00
" 26 37 Wm [William] Pratt For Tobacco for the Cherokees 3.25
" 30 38 Richard Taylor Interpreter his salary & subsistence for the 3rd qr [quarter] current year. 1810 104.44
" 30 39 Wm [William] Ls. Lovely (A. Agent) his do. do. do. do. [ditto] 129.44 566.99
" " 40 James Carey , Interpreter For his salary & subsistence for the 3rd qr. [quarter] of the current year 1810 91.25
" " 41 Samuel Riley do. [ditto] For do. do. do. do. [ditto] 104.44
" " 42 John Walker For Blacksmiths work for Cherokees 59.92 255.61
$13,160.87



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