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Title:[Receipt for printing newspapers, signed by Return J. Meigs] : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: ca. 1815
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a receipt made to Captain James Carry, interpreter for Indian affairs, for six dollars due a printer for making newspapers. The receipt is signed by Return J. Meigs, Agent to the Cherokee Indians.
Collection:Captain James Carry Receipt
Document: sc171

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Recd [Received] of Capt [Captain] James Carry Six dollars the ballance [balance] due the printer for Newspapers and One dollar seventy five cents for postage of News papers & letters

D. Rawlings P. M. [Post Master]

Capt Carry will please to pay the above to the [unclear: brand ] & oblige his friend

D. Rawlings Rozie Rawlings
[added: Recd. the abov [above] $7.75 of Return J. Meigs ]

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Capt. James CarryInterpreter for Indian Affairs Cherokee Agency
][added: charge $7.75 on Mr. Carry on acc [account] Mr. Rawlings]

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