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Title Know all men by these presents that I Peter D. Littleman of the town of Stockbridge county of Calumet…
Author Littleman, Peter D.
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Promissory note, Aug. 14, 1848, providing a horse as security for $5.00 borrowed from the Stockbridge Indians. The note is witnessed by Bangor Theological Seminary graduate Jeremiah Slingerland, a minister, teacher, and treasurer to the tribe, which had settled on the eastern shore of Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin during the 1830s.
Names Slingerland, Jeremiah (d.1884)
Places Stockbridge, Wisconsin, United States
Keywords horse, debt, account, Christianity, religion, missionary, financial transactions
Theme Trade and Indian Economies; Missionaries and Education
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information FULL TITLE: Know all men by these presents that I Peter D. Littleman of the town of Stockbridge county of Calumet and state of Wisconsin for and in consideration of the sum of five dollars to me in hand paid by the Stockbridge tribe of Indians... [manuscript]: promissory note, 1848 Aug. 14.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 518
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue