Receipt for riding equipment for Indians from the State of Georgia, 1783 Dec. 16
by order of Col. John Martin
Receipt from the state of Georgia signed by Colonel John Martin for saddles, bridles, cruppers, and pads provided to the Tallassee King and other Creeks. The receipt is dated December 16, 1783, but contains another date, October 3, 1782, which may indicate when the equipment was supplied. The name of George Richardson also appears on the receipt.
Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries
The State of Georgia By order of Coll. [Colonel] John Martin
[unclear: For the Tolasee ] king & Sundry other Indians . . .
October 3, 1782. To George Richardson . [unclear: Dr:]
To 6 New [unclear: pads] at 4/£ [illegible]
To 5 ditto Bridles at 1/9 13,,3
To 10 [unclear: Cruppers] at 1/ [unclear: ,,10,,]
To Mending 6 Saddles [unclear: 16,,4]
To 1 Bridle for the king [unclear: 3,,6]
[unclear: No. 2] To 1 Bridle for Mr. Henderson [unclear: Trader] [unclear: 4,,8]
£ [unclear: 3,,11,,9]
[unclear: Savannah yr. 16th December 1783] I do hereby Certify that the above articles were supplied the Indians, by my order During my Administration
[Signed] Jn [John] Martin