United States to Abraham Cox
|For his services as assistant coordinator in the Cherokee emigration commencing on the 5th and ending on the 20th June 1838 — 16 days @ $3.00||$48.00|
|For his actual traveling expenses whilst accompanying an emigrating party in the time above mentioned||73.12|
|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: Abraham Cox
Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Accounts, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File
A memorandum of Expenses of Abraham Cox while accompanying a detachment of Cherokee Indians from the Cherokee Agency East to their Country West of the Mississippi.
|June 8th||Passage on Steamer Geo. Guess to Decatur||$5.00|
|10||Passage on Rail Road to Tuscumbia||2.12|
|11||Tavern bill at the landing at Tuscumbia||.75|
|20||Passage on the Steam Boat Smelter from Tuscumbia to Fort Coffee||65.00|
|Expenses on Baggage||73.12|
I certify that the above account of my actual expenses is true on honor.
20th June 1838
Abraham Cox, assistant conductor
Source: RG217, General Accounting Office, Treasury Department, Second Auditor, Indian Account, 1817-1922, Edward Deas File
United States to A. Cox
|10 June||3 pr steelyards||$1.50|
|3 half bushel measure||.50|
|3 gallon measure||.75|
|3 quart measure||.25|