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Mi'kmaq Holdings Resource Guide

Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series

Account of disbursements of supplies, April 1, 1801.

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1801
Apr.1 Forsyth Smith & Co ------------------------------ £ 16 . 11 . 3
13 ------- Watkeys ----------------------------------------- 1. 2 . 6
May 13. paid to [?Squaw] to buy provisions ---- - 7 - 6
June 16. W.C. [?Tongs] order to Deschamps ---- 4 . 10 -
July 15 Oxley ---------------------------------------------------- 16.12 -
Crane---------------------------------------------------- 19 . 11 . 9
17 Sundry Indians to buy Bread --------------------------- - 5 -
Augt. 4. Watkeys Gun [?Smith] ----------------------------- 1 . 10 . 0
7 paid for 1/2 [illegible] Indian meal -------------- - 8 -
26. [wooden?] seed potatoes -------------------------------- 2 . 5 . 0
Sep 18. paid for mending [?of] Canoes ------------------ - 7 . 6
Oct 21 paid G. Dawkins ----------------------------------------- 5 . 3. 0
Watkeys for 2 Guns --------------------------------- 3 - -
28. paid J. [illegible] ------------------------------------ 16. 11 . 0
Nov 7 paid 2 women to buy Provisions ------------------ - 3 - 9
decr 22 E. Ward for Blankets ---------------------------------- 7 . 5 . 5
24 Indians to buy meal & Bread --------------------- - 7 - 6
180[?2]
Jany 26 2 women & a man Do ---------------------------------- .3 . 9
Feby 17 paid to Mr. Smith of Douglas for [?Seeds] -- 3 . 1. 6

Mentions names of many non-Mi'kmaq people who received supplies, apparently for Mi'kmaq relief. Does not mention any Mi'kmaq by name but account probably corresponds to letters / receipts in RG 1 vol. 430.

Date: 1801

Retrieval no.: Commissioner of Public Records — Indians series Nova Scotia Archives RG 1 Vol. 430 No. 100