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C. Lillybridge

Memorandum of the actual traveling expenses of C. Lillybridge M.D. Physician in Cherokee Emgr. while accompanying a party of Cherokees upon the route of emigration

Date
1838
March
27-30 Paid for 4 days board at Bellfont Ala while waiting with part of the detachment @ $1.50 per day 6.00
For passage in S.B. from Bellfont to Browns Ferry 5.00
April
3 For subsistence from Browns Ferry to Florence while encamping with the Indians 4 days 5.00
5 For passage on S.B. from Florence to Waterloo 2.00
10 For passage and subsistence from Waterloo to Little Rock, Arks. 50.00
20 For passage on S.B. from Little Rock to McLeans Bottom 15.00
24 Tavern bill at McLeans Bottom 4 days @ $1.25 5.00
May
1 For hire of a horse from McLean’s Bottom to Salasaw Creek 8 days @ $1.25 per day 10.00
1 For actual and necessary expenses of messing and camping with the party from McLeans Bottom Arks to Salasaw Creek in the Cherokee Country west 8 days 22.10
$120.10

I certify on honor that the above memorandum of expenses is correct.
C. Lillybridge, M.D.
Physician in Ch. Emgr.

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


United States to C. Lillybridge

1837-1838
For his services as Physician in the Cherokee emigration, commencing on the 1st November 1837 and ending on the 1st May 1838, at $6 per day — 182 days $1092.00
For actual traveling expenses in accompanying a party of Cherokees as per memorandum hereto appended 120.13
For per diem allowance of $6 for every 30 miles returning from Salisaw Cherokee Country (West) to the Cherokee Agency (East) distance 750 miles as per letter of appointment hereto appended 150.00
For Cash paid for transportation of medicine as per bill marked (A) hereto appended 9.50
For cash paid for medicines as per bill marked (B) hereto appended 14.17
Amount $1385.80

Received Ross Landing E. Tenn. 23, May 1838 of Edwd Deas, Lt. USA
Signed C. Lillybridge, Physician in Cher. Emigr.

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

Updated 8.4.2010