Appendix II.

EXPENSES OF THE EXPEDITION TO MIDIAN, commanded by Captain R. F. Burton, H.B.M. Consul, Trieste.

Cairo, November 1, 1877.

s. d.
Sum received from Egyptian Finance 1977 12 0
Amounts Paid out by Order of Captain Burton. s. d.
Hotel bills for five persons (thirty-six days) 149 6 9
Advanced to members of Expedition up to date (May 3rd) (87) 74 12 3
Cost of provisions for journey to Midian, fourteen persons 314 8 9
Cost of tools, chemicals, instruments, canteen, etc. 185 19 0
Medicine chest from Dr. Lowe 10 10 0
Journey to Suez from Cairo, December 6th, 1878:--
Hotel bill for eleven persons (three days) 33 3 6
Tobacco for presents to Bedawin 6 8 0
Sundries 13 10 6
Telegrams and post service 3 9 0
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791 7 9
El-Muwaylah, December 16th, to return, February 13th:--
Journey to north (88) 316 14 3
Post service 14 8 0
Cost of sheep (89) 32 14 0
Sundries (90) 20 7 7
Five foot-soldiers' salaries 7 4 0
Eastern journey to the Hismá (91) 187 6 6
Post service 3 8 0
Cost of sheep (92) 11 19 0
Sundries 5 11 0
Sambúk from Suez, as per contract 9 4 0
Soldiers from fort 3 0 0
Journey to Shárr (93) 44 11 6
Cost of sheep (94) 3 4 0
Thirty pairs of boots for soldiers (95) 6 0 0
Sundries 1 0 0
Journey to south (96) 92 13 0
Cost of sheep (97) 15 16 0
Post service 2 0 0
Sundries (98) 18 3 6
Special payments:--
Sayyid 'Abd el-Rahím Effendi 16 0 0
Bukhayt 1 12 0
Husayn 1 12 0
Shaykh Furayj 4 0 0
Shaykh Furayj salary for twenty-five days 5 0 0
Expenses at Suez, unloading, etc., and hotel bills for ten persons 39 17 0
Post and telegrams 1 16 0
Suez to Cairo 1 12 6
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1658 1 7
Expenses at Cairo up to date May 5, 1878:--
Unloading, cartage, and preparing for Exhibition 24 5 5
Salaries of persons engaged from Cairo and Muwaylah:--
Anton Dimitri, Giorgi, and Petro (99) 93 17 6
Magazine-man at El-Muwaylah (100) 6 8 0
Sais from Suez, engaged through governor (101) 9 0 0
Mr. Clarke's salary (102) 180 0 0
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1971 12 6
In hand for small expenses not yet sent in for payment 5 19 6
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1977 12 0

Sent in May 6, 1878.

(Signed) CHAS. CLARKE.

(Countersigned) RICHARD F. BURTON.

Commanding Expedition.