Historic Structures Report
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Statement of Employees at Fort Larned, Sept. 19, 1867*
No.OccupationRate of Pay
(per month)
1Chief Clerk$125In charge of office.
1Clerk100Commissary and quartermaster clerk.
1Clerk100Report of persons, receipts, transfers.
1Clerk100Property and storekeepers.
1Master Mechanic100Supt. of buildings being erected.
1Interpreter100With Indian agency.
4Blacksmiths85Shoeing public animals, repairing wagons. and manufacturing iron work for buildings.
3Foremen60In charge of various parties of laborers.
101Laborers35Quarrying stone & etc. for building, purposes, assisting masons, digging foundations, unloading teams, etc.
1Wagon Master75Public transportation.
2Asst. Wagon Mr.45Public transportation.
47Teamsters35Public transportation.
1Ambulance Driver35Conveying sick.
22Carpenters85Building quarters, hospital, and general repairs.
2Saddlers90Repairing harness.
23Stone Masons90Building quarters and hospital.
5Plasterers90Repairing quarters and buildings.
3Wheelwrights90Repairing wagons, ambulances, etc.
2Painters75Painting quarters, wagons, etc.
1Tinner75Repairing water spouts, etc.
1Sail Maker75Repairing wagon covers, tents, etc.
224 Total Number of Employees in Sept. 1867 at Fort Larned, Kansas.

A. F. Rockwell
Capt. & Bvt. Lt. Col., AQM USA

*Dept. of Mo., Letters Received, Box No. 533

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