November 4, 1786

This document is a receipt and list of articles, dated November 4, 1786. The goods delivered to James Durouzeaux include blankets, caddice, calico, mirrors, razors, rum, salt, shirts, and vermilion. These items, amounting to thirty two pounds four shillings, were received from the Commissioners of Indian Affairs of the state of Georgia. Durouzeaux was also paid as an interpreter to the Creek Nation.

from the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries

Delivered to Mr. James Derozeaux. 6 best white ruffled shirts @13/4 4.0. 0
12 [unclear: do.] check … ditto 10/ 6. 0. 0
16 yards fine Callico [Calico] 4/3 3. 8. 0
4 pieces of binding 5/ 1. 0. 0
4 pieces of red Caddice 4/ 0. 16. 0
3 [deleted: pieces] duffil [duffel] Blankets 12/6 1. 17. 6
1 doz. [unclear: Pretties] 10/6 1/2 doz. best razors 25/ 1. 15. 6
1 looking Glass[deleted: e] 3/4. [illegible] Romalls 20/ 1. 3. 4
5th Vermillion [Vermilion] 58/4. 16 1/2 yds. Strands [unclear: a] 7/6 123/9 9. 02. 1
1/2 bush. [bushel] Salt 2/4. 3 Kegs Rum & Kegs 35/ 1. 17. 4
2 Duffil [Duffel] Blankets 12/6 1. 5. 0
£ 32. 4. 9
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Received from the Commissioners of the Indian Affairs the articles within mentioned amounting to Thirty two pounds four shillgs. [shillings] & nine pence in part of my account against the State of Georgiaas an Interpreter in the Creek Nation. Witness my hand this 4th November, 1786.

[Signed] Jas. [James] Durouzeaux

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