The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via www.amdigital.co.uk
If you believe you should have access to this document, click here to Login.
|Title||Draft (financial) [manuscript]: Whitestown, N.Y., to Thomas Eddy, New York, N.Y., 1804 May 10|
|Author||Kirkland, Joseph (1770-1844)|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Document Type||Financial Record; Correspondence|
|Description||From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Draft for $125 submitted by Joseph Kirkland to Thomas Eddy, a New York reformer and philanthropist who in 1796 had been appointed one of three superintendents to the Brotherton Indians by the governor of New York. The payment was to cover Kirkland’s salary as attorney to the Indians.|
|Names||Eddy, Thomas (1758-1827)|
|Places||Whitestown, New York, United States|
|Keywords||Indian Agent, government, government relations, governor, payment, financial transactions|
|Theme||American Indians and the US Government|
Lawyer and politician. Nephew of Oneida missionary Samuel Kirkland, Joseph Kirkland, a Yale graduate trained in the law, settled in 1794 near his uncle in New Hartford, Oneida County, N.Y., and began to practise law. He served as a Federalist representative in the state assembly before moving to Utica, where he held numerous local, state, and national political offices.
Noted at end: Accepted 5th mo. 26th. 1804 T Eddy.
Noted on verso: New York 6 mo. 2. 1804 Recd. payment Geo. Newbold for Richard Sanger.
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT box Ayer MS 479|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|