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Title:Account [of] Return J. Meigs, 1810 May 21 - 1810 June 30: a machine-readable transcription

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Date: May 21, 1810
Date: June 30, 1810
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a copy of the account of Return J. Meigs, U.S. agent to the Cherokee Nation, for his salary and expenses relative to the Cherokee Agency in Tennessee, covering the period from May 21, 1810 - June 30, 1810.
Repository:Special Collections Library, The University of Tennessee Knoxville
Collection:Penelope Johnson Allen

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The United States
1810. To Return J Meigs .......... [unclear: Dr. ]

May 21st. To Cash paid for expences [expenses] of 6 men with 9 Horses in bringing 12,246 dollars from Nashville to Highwassee Garrison, going & returning 14 Days......at 586 cents pr. [per] day... $82.00
June 27th To Cash paid for expences [expenses] for Self & Interpreter having 4 Horses on a tour for the purpose of selecting a proper position for a scite [site] for a military Post in the vicinity of the muscle Shoals being absent 17 days at 2 $ pr [per] Day.... 34.00
June 30th To Salary for the 2nd quarter year of 1810 ending 30th June... 350.00
" " To 91 days rations. 6 rations pr. [per] day 546 rations at 16 cts..... 87.36
" " To 3 months forage for 1 Horse.. at 6 $ pr [per] month... 18.00

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Return J Meigs ' account
2nd quarter year 1810.
Retained Duplicate

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