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Title Records [manuscript]: 1790-1793
Author United States, War Department
Document Type Correspondence; Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Correspondence, an order, and an appointment of the secretary of war, Henry Knox, relating to Indian affairs, 1790-1793. Correspondents include Carlisle, Pa., district surveyor William Alexander, who had requested military protection for his workers (Apr. 10, 1790), and U.S. army quartermaster Samuel Hodgdon, who was requested to consult with Col. Timothy Pickering in estimating the camp equipment necessary for commissioners convening treaty negotiations at Sandusky (Mar. 14, 1793). Also included are the Aug. 31, 1793, appointment of David Henley as agent for the War Dept. in the Territory of the U.S., South of the River Ohio, and a Dec. 21, 1791, order to War Dept. paymaster Joseph Howell to remit $100 to Col. Thomas Proctor for the expenses of Cherokee Indians who had arrived in the capital from Charleston.
Names Henley, David (1749-1823); Alexander, William (fl.1776-1813); Henley, David (1749-1823); Hodgdon, Samuel (1745-1824); Howell, Joseph; Proctor, Thomas; Pickering, Timothy (1745-1829); Knox, Henry (1750-1806)
Places Carlisle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Keywords treaty, negotiation, council, armed forces, supplies, payment, financial transactions, money, expenses, government, government relations, survey, commissioner, debt
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances; American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 922
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue