Payments Due Robert Wilson, Interpreter

Item

Title

Payments Due Robert Wilson, Interpreter

Description

Account for payment to Robert Wilson for service as an Indian interpreter and traveling with Indians.

year created

1798

month created

06

day created

23

secondary author

in image

notable person/group

Robert Wilson
interpreter
Indians
John Wilkins Jr
Quartermaster General
Benjamin Davis
Thomas McCullough
William McClellan

notable location

Fort Washington
White River
Fort Hamilton

notable item/thing

cash
certificate

document number

1798062379585

transcription

The United States
To Robert Wilson Drs.

To services as an Indian Interpreter at Fort Washington and for coming from White River with a party of Indians 50 Dollars
To Cash paid for Subsistence for Indians at Fort Hamilton as per Certificate 12.75
See page 204 62 Dollars

Received at Fort Washington June 23d 1798 of John Wilkins Junr Quarter Master General Sixty two dollars & seventy five cents in full of the above account Dollars 62.75 Signed Duplicates
The term of Service performd not mentioned.
Robert Willson
Mr. Quarter Master will pay the above amt & Man to Indian [undeciperable] Hamilton, June the 10th 1798.
We hereby Certify that Robert Wilson has paid us at this place for salt, corn, and meat for the indians, twelve dollars and three quarters.
Benjn Davis
Thos MCullough
William McClellan

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) XFD15a (43 pages) Collection: General Information Index, 1794-1918. (RG94) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Robert Wilson [unknown] [n/a]