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[Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.]

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Date February 12, 1789
Author Name Unknown Author (primary)
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
Document Format Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Cherokee; officers; linguisters; commissioners; agent; Indian Affairs; ;
Related Places New England; territory; War Department; frontier; ;
Keywords treaty; expenses; rum; salt; sugar; coffee; mustard; butter; plates; knives; forks; frying pans; kettles; brandy; gin; dutch ovens; white ruffled shirts; candlesticks; saddles; bridles; duffel blankets; handkerchiefs; yorkshire cloth; tumblers; powder; waggons; wagon; hats; feathers; bushel; corn; salt; New England rum; pepper; plates; dishes; tea kettle; coffee pot; case; gallon; table linen; vermilion; vermillion; calico; Bristol duffle blankets; blue Yorkshire cloth; linen; steel; ;
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[undecipherable] of Expences necessary for carrying the Cherokee [undecipherable] by the [undecipherable] and commitioners of Indian affairs at ninety [undecipherable] February 12, 1789.

1000 bushels corn...75 pounds
100 Beeves...200
40 bushels Salt...25
2 [undecipherable] New England Rum...39
50 Gallons good Rum...39
200 lbs Sugar...[undecipherable] 5
30 lbs Coffee...[undecipherable] 2
2 lbs pepper & 6 bottles mustard...10.8
100 lbs Butter...[undecipherable] 2.10
6 doz Plates...[undecipherable] 12
3 doz Tins - assorted...[undecipherable] 18
1 doz [undecipherable] Ware dishes...1.10
4 doz Knives and forks [undecipherable] pepper boxes etc...1.6
1 Tea kettle 4/8 2 tin Coffee pots 4/8...9: 4
2 doz Cups & Saucers 4/8 1 Coffee milk 4/8...9 : 4
1 Grid Iron 7/ 2 frying pans 9/4 4 kettles... 3.3 pounds: 16 : 4
2 Dutch Ovens 28/ 1 Case Gin 22/...2 : 10
1 Loaf Sugar 10/ 10 Gall Brandy 50/...3 : [undecipherable]
6 Tin Candlesticks 3/ Table Linen 30/...1 : 13
4 doz White ruffled shirts 16 pounds _ 8 doz checks 20 pounds 36
1 doz Saddles & bridles 18 pounds 10 [undecipherable] 7/...18 : 7 :
100 yds coarse Callico, bright Coloured...12 : 13
3 bales Bristol [undecipherable] blankets...90
400 yds White plains...40
70 yds blue Yorkshire Cloth...28
4 doz Hats, feather'd, black [undecipherable]...12 : 10
25 yds Scarlet Yorkshire Cloth...12 : 10
6 doz printed Linen Handkerchiefs...4 : 16
50 lb powder [L with 2 lines through it]5 100 lb Lead 50/ 1 Grs flints...7 : 16
1 pair Steel [und] 10/ 6 axes 20/...1 : 10
1 1/2 doz Tumblers 12/...[indecipherable]
40 Men 1 Month, officers etc...100
Waggons 25 pounds 2 linguisters 12 pounds...37
[total] 791 : 18 : 8 pounds