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Alfred M. Folger

United States to A.M. Folger

1838 For his services as attending Physician in the Cherokee removal commencing on the 2nd and ending on the 20th June 1838. 19 days at $5 per day $95.00
For his actual traveling expenses while accompanying an Emigrating party in the above dates 77.00
For his transportation returning from Fort Coffee to Cherokee Agency East, 750 miles, 10 cts 75.00
$247.00

Received Fort Coffee Arkansas 20th June 1838 of Edward Deas Lieut. USA.

Signed: A.M. Folger, Attending Phys. Ch. Em.

Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Accounts, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File




Memorandum of the expenses of Alfred M. Folger while accompanying a detachment of Cherokee Indians from the Cherokee Agency East to their country west of the Mississippi.

June 8th 1838 Expenses at Ross Landing $1.50
June 8th 1838 Passage on Steamer George Guess to Decatur 5.75
June 10th 1838 Passage on the Rail Road to Tuscumbia 2.00
June 11th 1838 Passage on the Steamer Tarver to Waterloo 2.75
June 20th 1838 Passage on Steamer Smelter to Fort Coffee 65.00
77.00

I certify that the above account of my actual expenses is true on honor.
Alfred M. Folger, Attending Physician Ch. Em.

Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Account, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File

Updated 4.19.2010