Date: November 3, 1786D

This document is an account of goods received by Daniel McMurphy, commissioner appointed to negotiate the Shoulder Bone Treaty (November 3, 1786) with the Creek Indians. The items were delivered by William Neel for the board of commissioners of Indian affairs and include a number of textile goods. Most of the goods were delivered on November 4, 1786.

Source: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries

List of Articles delivered to Daniel McMurphy esqr: [esquire] — [added: Novr. [November] 3d. 1786]
3 [unclear: ps.] Callico [Calico]   36 3/4 yds a [at] 4/6 8..5..4 1/2
5 lb Vermillion     11/8 2..18..4
1 doz: best white ruffd [ruffled] Shirts     160/ 8.0.0
4 doz: Check ditto.     120/. 24.0.0
1/2 doz Razors     a [at] 70/. 1.15.0
1 doz: — ditto     56/ 2:16:0
1 doz: Combs 7/ 1 pr [unclear: Romalls] 35/ 2:2:0
1 [unclear: Gro: [Gross]] Gartering 20/ 1 [unclear: Gro: [Gross]] Caddice 16/0 1:16:0
1 blanket 12/6 21 yds Shrouds a [at] 7/6_157/6 8.10.0
24 Check Handffs [Handkerchiefs] 48/ 5 [unclear: Cutteau] Knives 5/ 2.13.0
1 bushel Salt       0.4.8
4 Kegs Rum and Kegs     11/8 2..6..8
4 Duffle Blankets     12/6 2..10..0
        £67:17:02

 

Novemr [November] 10th Deld. [Delivered] William Neel at your verbal request. —
2 [unclear: ps] Shrouds at £6.6.0 12.12.0
1 [unclear: ps] Blankets 7.13.1 1/2 7.13.1 1/2
23 Romall Handffs [Handkerchiefs] a [at] 2.4 2:13.8
    £90.15.10

I hereby acknowledge to have received from the Commissioners of Indian Affairs the several Articles within mentioned amounting to Sixty seven pounds seventeen shillings & [illegible] for the Issues of which I promise to render a proper account of to his Honor the Governor or the said Commissioners — Witness my hand — this 4th: November 1786. —
[Signed] Dal. [Daniel] McMurphy

Recd [Received] from the Commissioners of Indian Affairs the additional articles within mentioned — say two pieces of Shrouds. one piece of blankets & twenty three Handffs [Handkerchiefs]. which I promise to deliver to Daniel McMurphy esqr. [esquire] — Augusta Nov 10 1786.
[Signed] Wm. [William] Neel

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