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Title:[Invoice] 1812 Nov. 30, The United States for the Cherokees on the Arkansas River : a machine readable transcription of an image
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Date: November 30, 1812
Extent: 4p
Summary:This document is an invoice for goods received by Return J. Meigs on behalf of the Cherokee Indians. Meigs paid Eight hundred, fifty three dollars and twelve and one half cents for the goods.
Collection:Penelope Johnson Allen Collection
Box:MS-2033
Folder:n/a
Document:pa0026
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The United States for the Cherokees on the Arkansaw [Arkansas]
Bought of Timothy Meigs
1812 November 30
8 Ps [Pieces] furniture prints 224 yds [yards] @ 100 224_ _
6 " [Pieces] Dark grounded callico 100 yds @ 75 75_ _
12 Ps madrass [madras]Hkf [Handkerchief](96) @75 72_ _
26 1/2 yds Homespun Cotton Cloth @ 75 19 87/2 -
1 Doz [Dozen] muslin Hkf @ 4$ 4_ _
3 gross Binding @ 2$ 6_ _
24 pr [pair] cotton cards @ 2$ 48_ 448.87 1/2
31 Beaver Traps @ 2$ 62_ _
10 Shott [Shot] Guns @ 10$ 100_ _
120 small hatchets @ 50. 60_ _
4 Doz Butcher Knives @ 4$ 16_ _
1 1/2 '' [Dozen] Razors @ 6$ 9_ _
1/2 '' [Dozen] Razor cases @ 4$ 2_ _
3 '' [Dozen] Riding combs @ 1$ 3_ 252
Continued_ $700. 87 1/2




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Amt. [Amount] of footing brot. [brought] forward _ 700.87 1/2
2 Doz small scissors @ 1$ 8_ _
1 '' [Dozen] large Do [ditto] @ 6$ 6_ _
3000 small fish hooks @ 2$ 6_ _
2 m. needles @ 4$ 8_ _
24 pr spurs @ 75. 18_ _
3 gross Buttons @ 2$ 6_ _
3 '' [gross]Do. [Ditto] @ 3$ 9 61.00
20 strans [strands] of wampum @ 12 1/2 2.50 _
2 Bunces [Bunches] small Beads @ 1$ 2_ _
1000 Gun-flints @ 10$ 10_ _
3 Doz cow Bells @ 4$ 12_ _
1 '' [Dozen] Horse Do. [Ditto] @ 6$ 6_ _
120 lb [pound] Tobacco @ 1/_ 20_ _
2 gunlocks @ 2$ 4_ _
12 weeding hoes @ 1$ 12_ _
2 axes @ 2$ 4_ 84 $84 50
2 Trunks @ 250 5_ _
2 Boxes @ 50 1_ _
2 yds linen for Burling @ 37 1/2 .75 6.75
$853.12 1/2




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Received of Return J. Meigs eight hundred & fifty three dollars & twelve % 1/2 cents in full for the above account._

Signed Duplicates
Timothy Meigs
Highwassee
30th November 1812



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[added: No. 14
Timothy Meig's
Receipt ―
$853.12 1/2 ―
30th Nov 1812
goods sent to the
Cherokees on
Arkansaw river
30th November _1812_
No. 14]



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