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A.S. Harlin

Memorandum of expenses incurred by A. S. Harbin assistant conductor of Cherokee emigration whilst in that service commencing on the 3rd day of June 1838 and ending 20th same month, 18 days.

Tavern bill at Ross Landing $4.25
S.B. George Guess 5.50
Steam Cars 2.00
Washing exp 1.42 ½
S.B. Smelter 65.00
78.37½

I certify that the foregoing is a correct account of my expenses during the time therein specified. Fort Coffee10th June 1838. A. S. Harlin, Assistant Conductor, Cherokee emig.

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


United States to A.S. Harlin

For his services as asst. conductor of Indians commencing on the 2nd and ending on the 20th June 1838. 18 days at 3$ per day $54.00
For his actual traveling expenses whilst attending an emigrating party of Cherokees in the above dates 78.37½
For his transportation returning from Fort Coffee to Cherokee Agency east, 750 miles @ 10c 75.00
207.37½

Signed A.S. Harlin assistant conductor, Fort Coffee, Arks. June 30, 1838.

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

Updated 4.19.2010