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Elizabeth Downing

United States to Elizabeth Downing

For services as Nurse in the Cherokee Emigration commencg on the 31st July 1837 Ending on the 22 Jan 1838. 175 days at $1 per day $175.00

Received Cherokee Country West 1 May 1838 of Edwd Deas Lt. USA Disbg agent for the removal and Subsistence of Cherokee Indians

Elizabeth Downing (her x mark)
G.L. Massey, witness

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

Updated 4.19.2010