[Receipt for] sundries furnished the Indians, Savannah, June 1785 / [certified by] Timothy Barnard

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
[Receipt for] sundries furnished the Indians, Savannah, June 1785 / [certified by] Timothy Barnard
Date of Original:
1785-06-10/1785-06-17
Subject:
Creek Indians--Government relations
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
receipts (financial records)
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
This document is a receipt for various goods, including rum, salt, tobacco, and clothing, delivered to the Creek Indians. The receipt contains entries dated June 10th and 17th, 1785 for the goods which were delivered by James Barnard to Clark Elbert and Company. The receipt is signed by Timothy Barnard. A statement on the receipt indicates that the goods were intended for the Fat King, a Creek leader, and the Indians who accompanied him on business in Savannah. This document may be related to tcc091, a legal extract in which funds were appropriated to pay the Fat King, and others, for their recent cooperation.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Local Identifier:
tcc669
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc669
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc669#item
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of item], Telamon Cuyler, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Extent:
1 pages/leaves
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 01, folder 11, document 02.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:

Page: [1]

State of Georgia~
To Clark Elbert & Co [Company] [unclear text: Drs ]



Sundries furnished the Indians by Order Mr Timothy Barnard

1785
June 10th To 6 Gallons Rum a [at] 7/ 2 Rum Kegs . . . a [at] 3/ 2,,8,,
" . . . 1 Bushell [Bushel] Salt ~ . . . . ..,,9,,4,,

17th " . . . 3 [unclear text: ld ] Tobacco a [at] 18. 1/2 Bushells [Bushels] Rice . . . 8/ . . .,,12,,6,,
" . . . 1 Bottle Rum ⅔ quarts [illegible text] . . . 7/ . . .,,9,,
" . . . 1 White Shirt 7/6 . 4 quarts Rice . . . 2/ . . .,,9,,6,,
" . . . 1/2 Bushell [Bushel] Rice . . . 6 [unclear text: qt [quart] ] . . .,,8,, ,, 4,,16,,4

Sterling . . . . . .,, ,, ,,



I Do Certify that the above Articles were delivered by Mr James Barnard Clerk to Messr. [Messieurs] Clark Elbert & Co. [Company] by my Order and for the Use of the Fat King & the Indians who came with him to Savannah on public business --

[Signed] Timothy Barnard

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