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
|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|
|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|
|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|
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
|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|
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