Payment to Jonathan Scheifflen, Agent and Interpreter

Item

Title

Payment to Jonathan Scheifflen, Agent and Interpreter

Description

Payment to Jonathan Scheifflen for services as an Agent and Interpreter.

year created

1798

month created

07

day created

11

secondary author

sent from location

Detroit

in image

notable person/group

Jonathan Scheifflin
agent
interpreter
Indian Department
Quartermaster General
John Wilkins Jr
Treasury
Jonathan Schieffelin

notable location

Detroit

notable item/thing

subsistence
rations
cash
receipt
warrant

document number

1798071179510

transcription

134 1025 No. 995 Jonathan Schiefflin 340 10/100 Dollars Salary as Agent & Interpreter at the Indian Department.-- No. 1047 July 11 The United States Drs
To Jonathan Schiefflin
To my Services as Agent & Interpreter to the Indian Department from the 1st Augt 1797 to the 1st April 1798 is 8 Months at 40 Dolls Dols 320
my Subsistence during the above period 243 days at 3 rations per day is 729 rations at 23/3 Cents 170 10/100
Cr Dols 490 10/100
By Cash recd of the QM Genl the 1st Augt last per my receipt to him on the Warrant of the Commr in Cheif being the same that was presented at the Treasury 150
Dr 340 10/100
Received at Detroit July 11 1798 of John Wilkins Junr QM Genl. Three hundred & forty dollars & ten Cents in full of the above account---Signed Duplicates--- J. Schieffelin
See page 203 for 150
204 " 340.10
'undecipherable' ought not this acct. to 'undecipherable' 'undecipherable' the Treasury.
'undecipherable' 'undecipherable' D 150 if auditted him
why allowed 3 Rations

Document instances

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

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Jonathan Schieffelin Detroit [n/a]