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Title:[Letter] 1842 Dec. 30 War Department [to] Richard Smith Esq[uire] / J. C. Spencer : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Spencer, J. C.

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Date: December 30, 1842
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter dated December 30, 1842 from the War department regarding dividends due to various Indian tribes under the United States Treasury Loan of 1841.
Collection:Spencer, J.C.

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War Department
December 30th, 1842Sir,

I have this day receipted on the several Books, sent me for that purpose, for the dividends due 31 December 1841, 31 March, 30th June and 30th September 1842 on the amount of United States Treasury Loan of 1841 standing in the name of the Secretary of War for the time being, in trust for certain Indian tribes, amounting in all to $5,034.07/100. — On the 16th ultimo I gave an order in favor of D. Saffarrans Esqr. [Esquire] on account of the portion due the Chickasaw orphans for $89. which deducted from the above amount will leave to my credit $4,945. 07/100. This amount you will please place to the credit of the Treasurer.

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Treasurer of the United States under the following heads of Appropriations Viz:
Trust fund Chippewas Ottowas & Potawamins Mills 719.24
" Do Do Do [ditto] [unclear: Edr ] 49.60
" Shawnees 99.21
" Ottowas & Chippewas 173.61
" Menomonies 297.62
" Creek Orphans 496.03
" Kanzas 74.40
" Delawares 446.42
" Osages 644.84
" Choctaw Orphan Reservations 885.41
" Stockbridge & Munsees 311.42
" Incompetent Chickasaws 496.03
" Chickasaw Orphans 251.24 747.27―
and transmit to this Department duplicate certificates of the same.

I have to request that the certificate embracing the last two items may be distinct from the others for the purposes of the accounting officers of the Departments.

very respectfullyYour Obedt. [Obedient] Servant
J. C. Spencer
Richard Smith Esqr. [Esquire] Cash Bank of the Metropolis D.C.

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J. C. Spencer
Secy [Secretary] of War
Dec. [December] 30 1842

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