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Copy of Authority Sent to Governor of New York; Regarding Cotton Proposal

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Jeremiah Wadsworth Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 5, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Jeremiah Wadsworth (primary)
Summary McHenry states that he has sent to Governor Jay of New York a copy of Wadsworth's formal authority to act as Indian commissioner in the ongoing Cohnawaga-New York land dispute. Also says that he cannot form an opinion about Livingston's proposal until "seeing samples of the cotton and know[ing] the prices."
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Jeremiah Wadsworth; James McHenry; Senate; President; George Washington; Cohnawaga; Indians; Seven Nations of Canada; Governor of New York; John Jay; Livingston; ;
Related Places War Office; State of New York; New York; ;
Keywords nomination; commission; treaty; parcel of land; authority to act; proposal; samples; cotton; prices; ;
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