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Title Resolution [manuscript]: whereas in consequence of certain intelligence that a combination of numerous tribes of hostile Indians had actually commenced war on the western frontier...
Author United States, Board of Treasury
Date
Document Type Official Record; Financial Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Resolution dated Nov. 23, 1786 by the Commissioners of the Board of Treasury (Samuel Osgood, Walter Livingston, and Arthur Lee) requesting the states pay $530,000 to the federal treasury. This money was necessary in order to pay troops engaged in Indian warfare in the Northwest Territory. The document also describes in detail the terms of the loans to be made by the individual states.
Names Osgood, Samuel (1748-1813); Livingston, Walter (1740-1797); Lee, Arthur (1740-1792)
Places Old Northwest, New York, United States
Keywords account, financial transactions, debt, payment, war, armed forces, politics, money, government
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances; American Indians and the US Government
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 912
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue