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[M234, roll 291, frame 110]

Qr Masters Office, New Orleans
29 Nov. 1839

This morning a schooner arrived from St. Augustine with forty eight captive Seminole Indians. No papers, no instructions, the Officer Lt Board who accompanied them being left sick at the Balize.

The waters in the Arkansas River being very low, I shall keep them at the U S Barracks until I can receive further instructions from you. I shall also appoint a conductor to issue them and attend generally to their wants.

I am Sir with high
Respect your -----
J. Clarke
Maj & Emg. Agent

T. Hartley Crawford
Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Washington City
D C


[M234, roll 806, frame 156]

Muster Roll of a party of Seminoles who arrived at Fort Gibson on the 23rd December 1839 in Steam Boat Orleans without a conductor.

Names of Heads
of Families
Number and Ages of IndiansTotal NumberRemarks
MalesFemales
under
10
of 10 and
under 25
of 25 and
under 50
over
50
under
10
of 10 and
under 25
of 25 and
under 50
over
50
Johnny12   1  4Arrived 23rd Decr '39
No co se tustenuggee15  15  12Arrived 23rd Decr '39
Long Snake11 211  6Arrived 23rd Decr '39
Tommy 3  13  6Arrived 23rd Decr '39
Osiah harjo21  21  6Arrived 23rd Decr '39
O is harjo111  1  4Arrived 23rd Decr '39
Lucy41   2  7Arrived 23rd Decr '39
Sim i le cher    12  3Arrived 23rd Decr '39
Total Number101312616  48 

Fort Gibson
23rd Dec. 1839

I certify that the above Muster Roll is correct that, there arrival at this place on the 23rd Dec. 1839

Wm. Armstrong
Act. Supt --- ---