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Title:[Receipt for Cherokee Annuity] 1812 July 13, Highwassee Garrison : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: July 13, 1812
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a receipt dated July 13, 1812, acknowledging that the Cherokee Chiefs received an annuity payment from Return J. Meigs for nine thousand dollars. The document is signed by several Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation.
Collection:Penelope Johnson Allen Collection

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Highwassee Garrison
13th July 1812

We the Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation do hereby acknowledge to have Rec,d [Received] of Return J. Meigs Agent to the Cherokee Nation Nine Thousand Dollars in full of the Annuity due for the year 1812 Agreeable to the foregoing claims viz paid by him as witness our hands and seals

The Glass [added:
Each signature has the x mark and then a handwritten seal beside the name
] Richard Taylor Jno [John] Walker Interpreter Jno [John] Lowry Jno [John] McLemore Jno [John] Ross Clk [Clerk] of Committee Jno [John]McIntosh Jno [John] Boggs Jno [John] Armstrong Jno [John] Jolly [unclear: Pr Luis WJK Regt ] Jno [John] Natty Closence Sickekee The Bark Teyasteskee

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Miscellaneous names and calculations that have been crossed out.

Receipt of the Cherokee Chiefs for their Annuity for the year 1812.

13 July 1812 $9000.00


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