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George S. Massey

United States to Lieut Edward Deas

1838 For his services as enrolling agent in the Cherokee emigration commencing on the 1st January & ending on the 26th March 1838, 85 days at $4.00 per day $340.00

The above account is approved and the disbursing agent is hereby required to pay for same as stated. Nat Smith, Supt.

Received Ross’s Landing Tenn 24 May 1838 of Edwd Deas Lt. USA
Signed: George S. Massey, Enrolling Agent

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

Updated 8.4.2010