Date: 1786This document is a summary of the accounts of goods ordered and received by the Commissioners for Indian Affairs for use by the agents and for distribution among the Indians from September through November 1786. The goods and rations were bought and delivered as part of the events surrounding the signing of the Treaty of Shoulderbone, November 3, 1786, near Shoulderbone Creek, Georgia. Also present in this document are the individual accounts of the Indian commissioners and agents, including John Galphin, Daniel McMurphy, Philip Scott, Jesse Barnet, James Durouzeaux, George Hunt, and George Troup. It is endorsed by John Habersham.
Source: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries

The Commissioners of Indian Affairs. . . . [unclear: Cr.]

1786
Septr. [September]
By an Order of His Honor the Governor, in Council, in favor of John Habersham , Chairman [unclear: B.] [unclear: Commissnr [Commissioner]]   500. 0. 0
Novr. [November] 9. By ballance [balance] due the Commissioners, to enable them to discharge their engagements on public account   1172. 9. 10
      £1672. 9. 10
1786 To Amount brought from the other side   £1623. 13. 9 1/2
  To [unclear: amt. [amounts]] of George Hunt ‘s bill 15. 10. 4.  
  Connel , Brown [unclear: & Cos.] 4. 12. 10.  
  [unclear: Fishbourn & Graves ] 25. 7. 8.  
  Willm. [William] Wallace [unclear: & Co.] 0. 16. 2.  
  Jack Douglass , [unclear: & Co] 2. 2. 0.  
  Ross Hurrie [added: This Sum of £ 48. 16. 0 1/2 is the [unclear: amt [amount]] of sundry [unclear: Stores] purchased for the use of the Commisser. [Commissioners] each of whom has given the public credit for his quota.] 0. 7. 0. 48. 16. 0/ [edge of document is folded]
      £ 1672. 9. 1 [edge of document is folded]

Errors Excepted.
Augusta , November, 9th, 1786.
[added: 1786] By Order of the Board

[Signed] John Habersham .
Chairman [unclear: Bd]. Commissrs. [Commissioners]

[unclear: Dr:] The State of Georgia . . . In Account with

1786 To amount of Telfair , Elbert , [unclear: & Co’s.] Bill       792. 11. 9
  James Fauche ‘s 36. 5. 0. Fishbourn & Graves ‘s 5. 15. 0 42. 0. 0
  Willm. [William] Wallace [unclear: & Cos] 7. 9. 4. George Troup ‘s 603. 3. 1 1/2 610. 12. 5 1/2
  George Hunt s 26. 2. 8. L. [unclear: & J. ] Cecil ‘s 27. 12. 11 53. 15. 7
  John [unclear: Yeaton’s] 11. 13. 4. [unclear: Chas.] Hervey ‘s 1. 12. 8 [added: for Indian Goods.] 13. 6. 0
         
        £ 1512. 5. 9 1/2 1511. 15. 9 1/2

Distribution of the above Goods

Novemr. [November] 3d. [3rd] Sundry Articles deld. [delivered] to Daniel McMurphy esqr. [esquire] Agent to the State in the Creeks     67. 17. 0 1/2
  Ditto deld. [delivered] to Mr. John Galphin     66. 10. 9 1/2
  NB. [Nota Bene] The above Supplies were deld. [delivered] at the request of Messrs. [Messieurs] McMurphy [added: & Galphin ] to assist in carrying into effect the [deleted: effect] Treaty — the sd. [said] persons to account with the Honble. [Honorable] the Executive for the disposal thereof, as [unclear: pr. [per]] their receipts.      
  Sundry Articles deld. [delivered] to Mr. Jas. [James] Durozeaux in part of his account as Linguist [unclear: p.r] [unclear: Rect.]     32. 4. 9
  1 [unclear: pd [pounds]] Callico [Calico], deld. [delivered] to John King , [unclear: esqr. [esquire]] for which he is to give Credit to the Public in his [unclear: acct. [account]] as one of the Commissioners. . 14 Yds. at 4/10 1/2     3. 8. 7
9 The following Articles deld. [delivered] to William Niel this day. to [added: be] conveyed to Messrs. [Messieurs] McMurphy & Galphin for the purpose above mentd [mentioned]      
  4 pieces [unclear: Strouds] at £ 6. 6. 0 25. 4. 0  
  2 pieces blankets 7. 13. 1 1/2 15. 6. 3  
  3 pieces, [unclear: contig] 45 Romalls 1. 4. 6 3. 13. 6 44. 3. 9
  Amount of sundry Articles in care of Robert Forsyth , esqr. [esquire], of Augusta , as [unclear: pr.] Inventory thereof     x777. 8. 4 3/4 [added: 777. 11. 2 3/4]
  The remainder of the Articles were delivered to the Indians, amount.g [amounting] to     520. 2. 5 3/4
        £ 1511. 15. 9 1/2
  N B. [Nota Bene] One hogshead of Rum & 22 1/2 bush. [bushel] Salt were received from the Commissary and 50 [unclear: #] Gun Powder & 100 [unclear: #] Lead from the [unclear: Quarter] Mr. Gen. [Master General] & issued to the Indians.      
  To amount of Philip Scott ‘s account     62. 13. 4
  John Galphin s – ditto. [added: These accts. [accounts] are for services as Interpreters Expresses &C. [et cetera]. Scott’s includes the value of two Horses lost]     44. 2. 0
  [unclear: Jesse] Barnet ‘s for a House for the reception of the Commissioners & Goods.     5. 2. 8
  Amts. [Amounts] carried over.     £ 1623. 13. 9 1/2
  Account Current
The State of Georgia with the Commissioners of Indian Affairs.

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