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[Senate Doc. 512, vol. 248, page 214-227]

 

Abstract of Expenditures made by the Lieutenant Colonel John J. Abert, Commissioner, under the treaty of the 24th March, 1832, for the relief of the Creek Indians; pursuant to instructions from the War Department of the 2d May, 1832.

Abstract A
No. of
voucher
To whom paid.Specific services, or consideration paid for.Amount
expended.
86Benj. MarshallAs assignee of Paddy Carr, for stock belonging to Fanny Lovitt and Jos. Carr, destroyed by Indians$2000.00
87Benj. Marshalldo               do             do   amount due him by individual Creek Indians2438.00
113F. S. CookAs attorney for Jno. Buchanon, for hogs &c. stolen and destroyed by Indians 100.50
212Cho coat harjoFor damage sustained in breaking his arm in 182040.00
162W. L. WhartonFor his professional services as physician in attending Indians for 3 years300.00
70Walker and DuboisFor goods furnished the Indians at sundry times5000.00
108Phipps and Williamsdo19.00
51William Mooredo600.00
54Hays and Caseydo240.75
266Thos. B. Erwindo333.18
53Hays and Caseydo296.41
106Thos. B. Erwin and Co.do298.31
104John H. BrodnaxFor amount paid by him in discharge of debts due by Indians to "merchants and others over the country"1388.82
75C. R. PearsonFor    do     of debts due him form the Indians120.87
74Peter DudleyFor goods sold to Indians at sundry times590.37
76C. R. Pearsondo575.87
128David Rippetodo1550.00
82Jno. C. WebbFor amount do him from sundry Indians63.00
81Jno. C. WebbFor goods sold to Indians at sundry times29.50
186Charles Crommelindo1653.62
77Little Sims, guardian
of the children of
Buck Barnett
For cattle killed by the Euchee Indians150.00
196David HardageFor goods furnished Indians335.00
62Charles M'Lemoredo800.00
61dittodo500.00
63dittodo396.00
79Arnold Seal and Co.do    in 1829, '30 and '31649.50
78dittodo167.75
89John O-pon-neFor losses sustained by him as security for debt due by Ne-ah-micco to merchants 340.00
84John SimsFor provisions furnished (and clothing) to Indians from 1828 to 18321650.00
163Wm. BarnettFor blacksmith's work done for Creek Indians254.00
161S. C. BentonFor goods and provisions sold to Indians, and his services as secretary4750.00
157Thomas CrowellFor goods sold and money loaned to Indians5641.00
158dittoFor provisons furnished to Indians of the Lower towns in 18279978.00
159Jno. H. BrodnaxFor amount due him from Creek Indians475.25
13Benj. Marshall, assigneeFor Jno. H. Brodnax, for debts due by Creek Indians to Brodnax7873.00
 Tuck-a-batch and othersFor chiefs of the upper towns, for balance due them out of the $100,000 appropriation15,841.66
 Ne-ah Micco and othersFor chiefs of the upper towns, for balance due them out of the $100,000 appropriation21,134.01
  Amount of Abstract A88,573.37


Abstract B - Continued.
No. of
voucher.
To whom paid.Specific services, or consideration paid for.Amount
expended.
168O-po-ethe-le-yo-ho-loFor amount of a judgment obtained against the Creek chief$2,322.39
166dodo4,800.00
5James Fifedo564.47
194S. Chapman, per Jas. A. Chapmando228.57
18dodo159.36
17D. Welsh, per     dodo228.57
  Amount of Abstract B$8,303.36

Abstract C
Voucher 189 - Embracing, first, payments to the following persons for losses for which U. S. are responsible.
Cochetuskee Nuggee$297.21Elukee Ehola$38.35Esfarno Harjo$9.58
Bare Foot28.76Mid Charka38.35Cheborna Lustee15.34
Dry Pine28.76Sowhow Hakhee23.01Koosey Harjo33.56
Holatta Ehola28.76Tulmus Harjo15.34Hi Epochee70.00
Meliga287.61Charley Harjo28.76Slowikee67.12
John Powell106.41Charleharjo Chopee71.91Camp Harjo31.64
Arsenic Harjo9.58Betsey23.97Mr. Marshall 38.35
Oson Harjo13.42One-ler-ing47.94James Marshall76.70
Halhokee287.61Chocatey29.72Simmear76.70
Hannah Kanard383.61Chowasti61.36Emathle Ehola38.35
Caneche15.34Netchlew9.58Smut eye70.95
Fus Harjo28.76Tulse Tustenugge38.35Oakfusky Yakhola25.88
Pin Harjo26.85Mathew Marshall32.60Mistahkee4.79
Locho Harjo24.92Dian105.43Charlo Tustenugge15.34
Simmah9.58Nancy Miller153.40Eneah Emah-haw60.40
Efatus Kenahaw139.10Col. Blue23.97E. Eha23.97
Milly24.92Arbrick Emathla57.53Piro Micco9.58
Theaca15.34Tillechu71.91Chocawee28.76
Polly Mickee17.25Mad Beaver28.76Cusata Emathla47.98
Tetakee23.97Soak-to-us9.58Cupbitch Tustenugge17.25
Chahokee49.85How-cach-at70.95Linda20.13
Gibson10.54Kersamy7.67Kinlegga38.35
Tommee44.10Absalom Island75.75Cin Chatchee47.98
Michee63.32Loam Iches55.61Tusekiah23.97
Hetty62.32Wach-lock Ehola23.97Wany Holattee19.17
Oswich Ematla38.35Machee Wickee23.97Ockeetier Hola17.25
Opi Ees24.92Yarputa23.01Cuscaten Harjo23.97
Chehoaktus28.76Catty32.60Yorkemar Micco9.58
Emathla Co-chuck coma184.22Wac-coe-hee14.39Mi Eggee38.35
James Island28.76Ster-Iligo19.17Kisey Limey5.75
Nancy Massy67.12Patchee23.97Porty43.14
Chopeth Micco23.01Micco Nihe23.97Sqeir E E28.76
Sehoya26.85Stalea9.58Elpha6.71
Skiocopa9.58Yafka Emathla Harjo13.42Skarkee33.56
Cock-a-her Chocher23.97Poe Harjo33.56Choca Tustenuggee40.27
Etucker Emathla79.57Henry Marshall95.88Inda15.34
Nehah Lockee977.16Thomas Marshall29.72Tallup Harjo30.68
Arlockosockee23.01Esfana Micco86.29Neah Fixico91.08
Tuckabatchee Finee6.42Ben. Marshall86.29Cowchatty Ehola23.97
Yah-hola-hee33.56Arsenic Tustenuggee9.58Esfano Harjo19.17
Joseph Marshall297.21Cowaky Ematla23.97Neah Micco57.53
Jacob Beaver86.29Perkey33.56  
Tuskenehaw38.35Nancy Grayson38.35Amount of this voucher$7,377.70
Paddy Carr28.76Ufaula Tustenuggee172.52  


Voucher 188 - Embracing payments to the following persons for improvements abandoned in the State of Georgia.
No-coo-see-lee$8.00Potter$5.00William Tigah$32.00
Chiss-ee5.00Warer5.00Nancy Tigah12.00
Micco Cocco11.00Tusekiah32.00Keenah (a woman)8.00
Tullopee-lusky-nuch-ee32.00Oneah-law-nee20.00Peter Reed5.00
Callasah17.00So-hi-yah10.00So-hi-ee (a woman)20.00
Waxee Hoja12.00Jupee Sitchee8.00Ahlock Micco20.00
Oluthe Ematla64.00Holah-thah24.00Opoeth Harjo25.00
Mo calk-bask-ah10.00Chee-worstee-ee48.00Cock-ah-harjo10.00
Wynne, (A. Scott's wife)80.00Chu cat-ah14.00Wee-ee-cha-chee20.00
Tulse Harjo8.00Smil-ee 12.00Upah-kee-lah-kee15.00
Wohalloco32.00Augusta8.00Fuck-oos-kee15.00
Chopith Micco40.00Esah-pah40.00Enfittee Harjo15.00
Fox5.00Holea-bachee30.00Chah-tock-le-othlee25.00
Ah-cock-fix-i-co24.00Mic-oo Chee55.00Nah-kee-ah7.00
Wah cock-micco20.00Fookee (a woman)40.00  
Osah harjo24.00Cock-ah hah-cho-chee8.00Total amount of voucher 188$1000.00
Sally, (Pompey's wife)6.00Dry Pine16.00  

And embracing also the following payments to the sufferers by being prevented from emigrating, viz.:
Elizabeth Grierson $155.44To-ga-lah$41.58Walter Grierson$29.70
Sandy Grierson35.64Fanny23.76Paddy Carr201.90
Phill Grierson47.52Mrs. Shuley35.64Rachel Spilleee95.04
Rhoda17.82Im-bo-li-da17.82Betsey Grierson47.52
James Grierson11.88Wm. McGilvrey118.80Wm. Grierson53.46
Nancy Grierson41.58Susannah (widow of General McIntosh)213.84Katey Grierson118.80
Amona Grierson41.58Timothy Fisher17.82Susey and Noney17.82
Tus-to-neg-a-chop kee41.58Rabbit53.46Mathew, Henry and widow Marshall100.98
John Ward95.04Jno. Gentlemen190.08Jos. Marshall148.30
Benjamin Marshall118.80Fanny (widow)71.28Big Sael130.04
Far-off sun17.82Nelly       do41.58D. Marshall and Jac. Beaver65.64
Is mon ga59.40Con-jau-da35.64  
Is-chin-ga53.46Tal-wah-harjo29.70Total amount of this voucher$2649.64
Polly Stiggin11.88    
Total amount of abtract C$11,027.34


Abstract E.
No. of
Voucher
To whom paid.Specific services, or consideration paid forAmount
Expended
1Samuel C. BentonFor tobacco furnished Indians, 158 lb., at 23 cts. per lb.$36.34
2B. HepburnFor travelling expenses on public service, going to and returning from Savannah130.00
3Enoch ParsonsFor services as commissioner from May 13 to July 4, 1833, at $8 per day, and mileage, 430 miles at $8 per 25 miles 561.00
4Nathan RiceFor expenses of secretary to commissioners from Washington to Creek agency and back223.14
5Luther BlakeFor services issuing rations to Indians, of self 14 days at $6 per day, and of assistant 6 days at $2 per day96.00
6Jno. A. WorshamFor provision furnished Indians, in council, between June 19 and July 2, 1833, per contract2901.45
7Spokoke HarjoFor services rendered during Seminole War50.00
8Lt. Col. J. J. Abert For services as commissioner, &c. from May 4 to July 18, 1833, at $8 per day, and 1544 miles travel at $5 per 20 miles 1093.80
9doFor services as commissioner, being difference between $8 and $5 for every 20 miles in 1544 miles travelling231.60
10Edward CrowellFor services in investigating claims & c. from January 9 to 24, 16 days at $5 80.00
11Enoch ParsonsFor services as commissioner from Sept. 12 to Oct. 8, and from Dec. 31 to Feb. 27; 86 days, at $5, and 860 miles at $5 per 20 miles645.00
12John CrowellFor services as commissioner, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 12; 43 days, at $5 per day215.00
13Benj. MarshallFor services as interpreter from May 17 to July 16; 51 days, at $2 per day 102.00
  Total amount of this abstract$6365.93


Abstract F.
              Col. J. J. AbertFor services as commissioner for 88 days at $8 per day, $1184.00; deducting $884, accounted for by Gen. Gibson, leaves$300.00


Abstract of Expenditures made by Lieut. Col. J. J. Abert, Agent, &c. for certifying and locating Creek lands.
Date No. of
Voucher
To whom paid.Specific services, or consideration paid forAmount
Expended
  1E. S. NortonFor staionary: ream letter paper, 7 quires ruled paper, 1 penknife, 50 quills, 1 box wafers.$9.50
  2do          do          2 quires ruled foilio paper.2.37
 3do          do          5 quires large paper .4.37
 4S. ThorntonFor services as locating agent from Dec. 13, 1833, to Jan. 4, 1834, 22 days at $5 per day.110.00
 5N. F. CollinsFor services as locating agent from Dec. 5, 1833, to Jan. 16, 1834, 41 days at $5 per day.205.00
 6Jas. McQueenFor services as interpreter from Dec. 8, 1833, to Jan. 12, 1834, 34 days at $2.00 per day.68.00
 7John ReedFor services as interpreter from Dec. 8, 1833, to Jan. 11, 1834, 35 days at $2.00 per day.70.00
 8Thos. S. WoodwardFor services as locating agent from Dec. 12, 1833, to Jan. 13, 1834, 33 days at $5.00 per day.165.00
 9D. BernardFor services as interpreter from Dec. 12, 1833, to Jan. 13, 1834, 33 days at $2 per day.66.00
 10E. McBrideFor services as locating agent from Dec. 5, 1833, to Jan. 16, 1834, 43 days at $5 per day.215.00
 11J. B. CollinsFor services as locating agent from Dec. 12, 1833, to Jan. 16, 1834, 35 days at $5 per day.175.00
 13E. S. NortonFor stationary: 10 quires paper.5.00
 14do           do        1 blank book.5.00
 15N. LewisFor services as assistant locating agent from Dec. 4 to 20, 1833, 17 days at $5 per day.85.00
 16J. C. MoungerFor services as assistant locating agent from Dec. 8 to 25, 1833,  18 days at $5 per day.90.00
 17J. J. OwensFor services as locating agent from Dec. 1 to 24, 1833, 24 days at $5 per day.120.00
 18A. J. RobinsonFor services as assistant locating agent from Dec. 3 to 25, inclusive, 23 days at $5 per day.115.00
 19W. WilbornFor services as assistant locating agent from Dec. 8 to 25, 1833, inclusive, 18 days at $5 per day.90.00
 20Jos. ScottFor services as interpreter from Dec. 10 to 24, 1833, at $2 per day.30.00
 21Peter HoponeyFor services as interpreter from Dec. 7 to 24, 1833, at $2.36.00
 22Luther BlakeFor services as assistant locating agent from Dec. 1 to Jan. 1, 32 days at $5 per day, and two interpreters 27 days at $2 per day.214.00
 23Edward CrowellFor services as assistant locating agent from Dec. 12 to 26, 14 days at $5 per day.70.00
 12J. UcheeFor services as interpreter from Dec. 12 to Jan. 12, 30 days at $2 per day.60.00
 24J. J. Owensdo                      do      7 days at $1.50 per day.11.50
 25Th. Carrdo                      do      from Dec. 8 to 10, at $3 per day.21.00
 26O. WhitakerFor services as locating agent from Dec. 15, 1833 to Jan. 12, 1834, 28 days at $5 per day.140.00
 27J. DoyleFor services as interpreter 19 days at $2 per day.38.00
 28J. C. BentonFor postage on letters relating to the location of Creek lands.7.69
 29J. H. BrodnaxFor services as locating agent from Nov. 20, 1833 to Jan. 15, 1834,  55 days at $5 per day.275.00
 30Campbell and GurleyFor printing one ream locating certificates16.00
 31W. LowFor services as interpreter from Dec. 26 to Jan. 2, 7 days at $2 per day.14.00
 32B. MarshallFor services as interpreter from Dec. 1, 1833, to Jan. 15, 1834, 45 days at $2 per day, and expenses of a horse.117.00
 33Robert WatsonFor services as locating agent from Dec. 17, 1833 to Jan. 8, 1834,  22 days at $2 per day; and from Dec. 10, 1833, to Jan. 13, 1834, 35 days at $5 per day.219.00
 34Lt. Col. J. J. AbertFor services as agent, &c. being his double rations from Nov. 1, 1833, to Feb. 23, 1834, while at the Creek agency.115.00
 35doFor services as agent, being for his per diem as chief of top. bureau, while at Creek agency, 126 days at $1.25 per diem. 157.50
 36doFor services as agent, for expenses from Washington to Alabama and back, locating Creek lands. 395.00
 37doFor services as agent in locating Creek lands, from Oct. 16, 1833 to Feb. 20, 1834, 129 days at $5 per day.645.00
 38W. B. MagruderFor services as clerk, &c. from Oct. 16, 1833, to Feb. 22, 1834, 131 days at $5 per day. 655.00
   Amount of Abstract$4,836.94
Nov. 11,
1833
83Geo. M. LavenderFor goods, &c. furnished to Chin-nee-bee, a Creek Indian, at sundry times between March, 1824, and Nov. 1832.2,041.38
May 26,
1834
109Sam McBrideFor goods, &c. furnished the Sciock lion town of the Creek nation, in 1831.46.00
Feb. 10 Archd. GrayFor corn furnished to Hitch-e-tee-math-lee and to Co-e-math-lee.300.00
Sept. 30 Lt. Col. J. J. AbertFor extra services in continuation of the duties of locating agent, making returns and examining Creek contracts, &c., and other duties connected with Indian affairs, from March 1 to Sept. 30, 1834, inclusive.374.50
    $7,598.82


Amount expended in carrying into effect the Treaty with the Creeks, concluded at Washington March 24, 1832, per account June 4, 1832.

To whom paid.Specific services, or consideration paid for which they have been paidAmount
John H. BrodnaxFor the amount of a draft drawn at Washington by the Creek delegation in his favor, in payment of debts due to him by the Creek nation and by its individuls up to the 1st December, 1831, and for property lost by the illegal conduct of white citizens, and also in payment of improvements abandoned in the ceded territory.$8,999.25
Creek delegation at WashingtonFor the amount paid them in full as a compensation to them for their expenses and for claims against them, agreeably to the 10th article of treaty concluded at Washington 24th March, 1832.16,000.00
Robert L. Crawford, Marshall so. district, Ala.For expenses incurred by him in removing intruders from the lands lately ceded by the Creeks, together with his own compensation and that of an interpreter while so engaged, under an order from the War Department of 5th April last, viz.: 
 To John Reed:   For 37 days services as interpreter, as above stated. - $74.00 
 To T. Sanford:   For advertising notice to intruders on Creek Lands from 27th April to 15th July 1832, in the Mobile Commercial Register. - 25.25  
 To Hance Barker:  For publishing in Alabama Journal notice to intruders on Creek lands, 2 squares, 8 insertions. - 9.00 
 To E. Walker:   For publishing notice to settlers on territory ceded by the Creek Indians to the United States, 2 squares, 8 weeks. - $9.00 
 To Cook and Belser:  For publishing orders to intruders on Creek Lands. -  9.00  
 To Wiley, Maquire and Henry:   For publishing notice to settlers in Creek nation. -  9.00  
 To Robinson, Hampton and Thompson:  For inserting advertisement requiring settlers on the territory ceded by the Creek Indians to remove therefrom, 8 weeks, 2 squares. -  9.00  
 To his own compensation while engaged in the above duty, 59 days at $4 per day.  - $236.00 
 To expenses of self and interpreter    do        do         do    - 331.42   
  $712.67
Benjamin S. ParsonsFor 250 days spent in taking census of the upper towns of the Creek Indians at $5 per day, $1250; for 38 days employed as commissioner, &c. amongst the same at $5 per day, $190; for 9 days for travelling home, $45; amount paid Wm. Grierson for 5 days services in guiding and interpreting for him while taking the census of Creek upper towns, $10; amount paid William Walker for the hire of his man Lem as interpreter in taking census of the Creek Indians, finding him a horse and subsisting him and horse for 184 days, ending 6th April 1833, at $2 per day, $368.1,863.00
Thomas J. AbbottFor 160 employed in taking census of the Creek Indians at $5 per day, $800; amount paid Tone O-pon-nee, services as interpreter from 27th October, 1832, to January 6, 1833, at $2 per day, $144; amount paid Charles Scott for services as interpreter, furnishing horse and expenses of provisions for 30 days, ending 25th October, 1832, $60; for his own compensation as secretary to the boundary commissioners, 97 days, at $5 per day, $485; and 6 days additional for travelling home, (upwards of 200 miles) at $5 per day.1,519.00
William HebbFor copying census of Creek Indians.50.00
John CrowellFor his expenses from the Creek agency to the seat of government with a delegation of Indians, (chiefs of Creek Nation,) his board at the seat of goverment, and the estimated amount of the expenses to return to return to the agency, between March 13 and June 30, 1832, approved by the Secretary of War.462.82
  $29,606.74

Recapiltulation.

Expenses made by Lieut. Col. J. J. Abert, commissioner, on account of the Creek treaty of March 24, 1832. $115,502.89
Sundry disbursements in carrying said treat in effect.29,606.74
 $145,109.63