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Charles Matlock

Charles Matlock

Amount of Expenses of Steam Boat George Guess while lying at Calhoun.

Capt. 3.50
Mate 2.00
2nd Do 1.50
Clerk 2.00
Pilot 2.00
2nd Do 1.50
Carpenter 1.25
Cook .75
Steward .75
2 Boys .75
8 Hands 6.00
Subsistance [sic] 9.62 1/2
Candles & Soap .50
Wood .60 1/2

I certify the above to be a true statement of the actual expenses of the steam boat George Guess per day during the recess of her employment while engaged in the transportation of the Cherokee Indians.

Given under my hand this 5th day of April 1838
Charles Matlock

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

Updated 8.4.2010