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Account of expenses for determining the western boundary of North Carolina
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1767
Volume 22, Pages 406-407


NORTH CAROLINA:
An Estimate of the Expense incurred in running the dividing Line between the Western Frontiers of this Province and the Cherokee hunting Grounds.
Dr.
Presents made the Indians of Goods delivered by John Mitchell, Esq., as p’r accompt
£175
0
0
Pay for the Officers & Men belonging to the Escort, as p’r acc’t
574
15
Provisions, Waggons, &c., for the Escort & Indians, as accompt rendered by William Frohock
306
8
1
For two Deputy Surveyors employed in running the Line from the 1 to the 19 Day of June, inclusive, @ 13s. 4d. P. Day Each
25
6
8
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Disbursements made by the Governor as follows:
For pack Horses & Markers, accompanied the Commissioners from Reedy River
£11
7
4
To the Indians for assisting in marking the Line
5
6
8
To James McCormack (Interpreter)
10
0
0
To Thos. Langdon, Express from Mr. Stuart
4
16
0
To Wm. Temple Cole, Express from his Excellency
5
0
0
36
10
0
£118
0
(The following should be on same page opposite the above):
1767.
Apl. 21—
Cr.
By Cash of John Ash, Esq., Treasurer of the Southern Dist., pursuant to a Vote at the last Session of Assembly
£175
0
0
The Balance Due
943
0
£1118
0