United States to B. Cottle
|For his services as attending Physician in the Cherokee removal commencing on the 2nd and ending on the 20th June, 1838 at 5$ per day, 19 days||95.00|
|For his actual traveling expenses accompanying an emigrating party West in the above dates as per memorandum||75.25|
|For his transportation in returning from Fort Coffee to Cherokee Agency East Distance 750 miles 10ct.s Per mile||75.00|
Received Fort Coffee Arkansas 20th June 1838 of Edward Deas Lieut. USA.
Signed: B. Cottle, M.D.
Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Accounts, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File
Mem. Of Expenses of B. Cottle while accompanying a Detachment of Cherokee Indians from Cherokee Agency west of the Miss.
|June 6||Board at Ross Landing||$1.75|
|June 9||Passage from Ross Landng to Decatur||5.75|
|June 10||Transportation from Decatur to Tuscumbia||2.00|
|June 11||Board at Tuscumbia||.75|
|June 20||Passage from Tuscumbia to Ft. Coffee||65.00|
I certify on honor that the above memorandum of my expenses is correct.
B. Cottle, attending physician of Cherokee Emig.
Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Account, 1817-1922, Edward Deas Fil
Requisition for an additional supply of Medicines Hospital Stores &c for the Emigrating Indians removing west of the Mississippi in the Month of June 1838. Drs Folger & Cottle, Attending Physicians.
|Medicines||Pill Boxes Paper||1|
|Castor oil||botl||2||Brown Sugar||lb||20|
|Gum Arabie||lb||3/4||Refined Sugar||gal||4|
|Cream Tartar||lb||2||Frenchy Brandy||gal||2|
|Spts. nit. Dule||botl||1||Stone Jugs||4|
|Fla Sulphur||lb||1/2||Stone Jar||1|
|Aurearial Ointment||boxes||5||Quart Bottle||1|
|Turkey Opium||oz||4||Half Pint Bottles||6|
|Red Precipitate||lb||1||Vials & Corks Assorted||doz||6|
|Refined Nitre||lb||1||Medicine chest||1|
|Chloride of Soda||botl||1||Stationery||1|
|Spts Turpentine||botl||1||Writing Paper||quire||2|
|Hospital Stores||Small blank books||4|
|Yellow Resin||lb||1||Ink stand||1|
|Chloride of Lime||lb||30||Wafers||oz||1|