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McLean’s Bottom, Arkansas

Receipt to Phillip Pennywit, Master

April 1838
for the hire of the Steam Boat Little Rock and keel for 7 days on the 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, & 20th April at $250 per day as per contract heretofore appended $1450.00
For one day’s expenses while lying onthe 15th as per contract $100.00
For expenses returning 200 miles from McLean’s Bottom to Little Rock $100.00
$1950.00

See original contract above referred to, forward by me to the Department at the time it was made. E. Deas

Paid by Edward Deas
Signed by Pennwit.

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


United States to Steam Boat Little Rock

1838
April 19 For 226 lbs fresh Beef at 3 cts $6.78

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

Updated 10.13.2010