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Account of the expense of an expedition against the Cherokee Nation led by John Nuchols
Neel, Thomas
November 1771
Volume 08, Pages 517-518

-------------------- page 517 --------------------
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

The Publick of North Carolina to John Nuckols, Dr. for going against the Cherokee Indians in Obedience to an express from the Commanding officer of Tryon County Feby 9th 1771.

£
s.
d.
John Nuckols Capt,
6
days
at 7s. 6d.—
diet
4s.
2
19
0
Wm Marchbanks, Lieut,
9
days
at 5s.—
do
6s.
2
11
0
Patrick Moore, Ensign,
9
do
at 4s. 6d.—
do
6s.
2
6
6
Adam Burchfield, Sergt
9
do
at 4s.
do
6s.
2
2
0
Phil. Coleman, Sergt,
6
do
at 4s.
do
4s.
1
8
0
Thos Cole, Corpal,
9
do
at 3s.
do
6s.
1
13
0
Hugh Moore,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
David Allen,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
Willis Hix,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
William Hix,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
Reuben Favors,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
Robt Lawson,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
John Bukrum,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
Matthew Roberson,
9
do
as 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
John Gordilock,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
[Name illegible]
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
do
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
do
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
Nathl Simson,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
Thos Barton,
9
do
at 2s.
do
6s.
1
4
0
John Gibbs,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Zack Gibbs,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Thos Elder,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
John Kelso,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Field Farrah,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Hugh Means,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
George Story,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Robert Faris,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Saml Clowny,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
William Coleman,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
Martin Hammons,
6
do
at 2s.
do
4s.
16
0
39
1
6
-------------------- page 518 --------------------

The above named persons was by orders to Capt Nuckols in the Countrys service against the Cherokee Indians the above Number of Days in Consequence of an Alarm from the Indian Traders and the Frontier Inhabitants of Tryon County

Given under my hand this 26th day of November 1771.

THOS. NEEL.

The above amount against the public of North Carolina was proved before me this 28th Nov. 1771.

JAMES DAVIS.