Nome Lackee Reserve, Cal Explanations to Garland & Cushings Bill
2nd Qr. 1856
Voucher No. 30 Items 1,3,7,10,11,12,13,15,19, & 20. Farley the Teamster of the Reservation, going to Tehama and back for supplies sent from the office of Supt. & for flour, he wen worn one day & returned the next, stopping in Tehama over nightm as he carried a full load of wheat & bought back flour & merchandise, it was impossible for him to carry [these?] with him, the two meals named were supper & breakfast, he had lodgings for himself & feed for his four horses. On item 12, he was compelled to lay [illegible] one day in account of [rain?], hence the charge for dinner and extra horse feed. Items 2 & 22, One Indian and Dr [Name?] were sent on the respective dates, for the mails. Items 4,5 & 6 Supt Henley, arrived at Tehama on his way to the Reserve. [Minns?] & Lovell went down to meet him [Minns?] to make arrangements in regard to the [Trinity?]. Lovell to superintend the shipping of goods. Items 8 & 9. Lovell & Henley being detained over night were compelled to this expense. Item 14 [Three?] Indians were going to San Francisco under Supt. [Henley?] & were detained at Tehama, waiting for a steam boat. Item 16 Lovell at Tehama to take an inventory of pub property at [Trinity?] Item 17 mail rider, after mails. Item 18 Teamsters team ran away & got mired, these oxen & man, were employed to haul the wagon out. Item 21 These horses were [need?] to carry the supt.
who left for San Francisco.
Item 23. Mr Swell came up from below on his way to the Reserve, the House had been sent for him previously.
[Name] Laskee - 2d Jr 1856 voucher No.31
Items 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 16, 18 & 19. Farley the Teamster going to & returning from Teham for Filerer and same remarks applicable, as in prior items of voucher No.30.
Item 2. Team went down for a flour mill, which was sent to the Reserve by the Supt. & which was very heavy, the Teamster required assistance to load it on the wagon, an agreement was made by which he done so, as stated in sub voucher 6.
Item 3. Parsons was sent to Tehama for Mail.
Item 4. Mr Swell, Acting Sub Agent, being relieved by E A Stevens on 2nd Agent, was detained one day at Tihama waiting for a Steam Boat, being on his way to Supts Office to report.
Items 11 & 12 Knatt & Maicy (Employees) arrived at Tehama, late at night, & could not start for the Reserve untill morning, hence this charge –
Items 14. Martin was appointed clerk & commisary at [Mme Lacker] & arrived at Tehama late at night & could not leave untill after Breakfast, hence this charge -
Item 15. Brayton, former clerk & commissary at the reserve, being relieved by his successors (Martin) was ordered to report in person to the office of Supt. He arrived in Tehama in the afternoon & left in stage next morning hence the charge –
Item 17. Storms went to Tehama with Mr Polland
& Ten Indians to start the fishery.
Item 20. Mr Lovell was returning to the Reserve to see Agent Stevenson on Business connected with the Reserve.
Nome Lackie - 2d qr 1856
Items 1, 3, 7, & 8. Same as the first vouchers 2, some of the fishing Indians ran away & were supposed to have returned to the Reservation. Pollard went in pursuit having no forage at Tehana, he had to get it there.
Item 4. The stable where the Team was kept were out of grain – & this Barly was purchased by them, part was fed to the Team – & part remained for use of Express men sent down for Mails.
Item 5. Martin (the clerk) went to Tehama to get signatures to & pay certain vouchers against Reserve.
Item 6. This charge was for a horse hired to Agent Stevenson, when first on his way to the reserve in January, there was no other conveyance for him, the charge was omitted at the time. January 14 1856.
Items 9 & 10. Agent Stevenson went to Tehama to contract for Flour for use on Reserve. The wagon generally arrived there in the afternoon, this trip being light it got there at noon hence charge for Dinner in item 9.
E A Stevenson 2nd Agent