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Title Draft (financial) [manuscript]: Whitestown, N.Y., to Thomas Eddy, New York, N.Y., 1804 May 10
Author Kirkland, Joseph (1770-1844)
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
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information

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