Accurate Accounting of the Indian Trade

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec War Ltrs to Factors, RG 75 view image
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Date June 14, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name James Byers (primary)
Summary In order to provide an accurate accounting of the Indian trade, McHenry directs Byers to provide him a copy of his day-book which should contain all invoices of goods received for the Indian trade, all goods sold to the Indians, and entries of all furs and peltry received in exchange.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in McHenry to Hooker, 04/14/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups James Byers, Jr.; James McHenry; Secretary of War; President; Indians; factor; ;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords actual situation; Indian trade; stock; copy; day book; invoices of goods received; goods sold; furs; peltry; exchange; expense; transaction; regular accounts; ;
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