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Fort Smith, Arkansas

A party of upwards of 500 Emigrating Choctaw Indians, in charge of Col. Rector, passed up through the Big Prairie, a day or two ago, on their way to Fort Smith.

Source: Arkansas Gazette, January 9, 1833

United States to J.R. Kannady

28 April For 1014 lbs Fresh Beef at 4 cts $40.56 ½
1 27/32 Bushels salt at $2 3.25
22 21/32 Bushels corn meal at $2 45.31¼
2 barrells of Flour at $8 16.00
Amount $105.12½

Signed at Fort Smith, Arkansas, April 28, 1838 by J.R. Kannady

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

Updated 10.13.2010