Yakima Indian War Pay Vouchers - 1856
3 YAKIMA INDIAN WAR PAY VOUCHERS - 1856. All three are from the Quarter Masters Department and are on a single sheet of paper. The 1st is "Rec from Ja's E. Griffin- 1 Pair of Blankets valued at Ten Dollars purchased for the use of the Oregon Volunteers for the Yakima Indian War. Portland 5th May 1856. (Signed by) John McCracken - Asst Q.M. Genl. O.T." The 2nd states "Quarter Master Department O.T. Portland, O.T. 5th May, 1856. This is to certify that Ja's R Griffin was employed by this department as Packer and that there is due him for Nine days, Serving as Such Thirty Six dollars out of appropriations made by the United States, Congress to defray the Expenses of the Yakima Indian War. John McCracken. Asst Q.M. O. T." The 3rd states "Quarter Master Department O.T. Portland O.T. November 28th 1856. This is to certify that Jas. E. Griffin was employed by this department as teamster and that there is due him for two months and Nineteen days Service as Such Three Hundred and 50/100 dollars. Dolls $300.50 out of appropriations Made by the Congress of the United States to defray for expenses of the Yakima Indian War. John McCracker, Asst Q.M. O.T." Vg cond.