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Instructions to Army Officer Commanding in Tennessee, Relative to Relations to the Indians

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
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Date September 9, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name David Henley (primary)
Summary Instructs the U.S. Army officer commanding in Tennessee in how to coordinate enforcement of the recent act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indians with the new Indian agent for the region, Silas Dinsmoor.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups David Henley; James McHenry; Silas Dinsmore; Silas Dismoor; Indian temporary Agent; Cherokee; Indian tribes; President; Secretary of War; traders; Indians; infractors; violators; deputy paymaster; factor; women; ;
Related Places War Office; Ostinahli; Cherokee town; frontier; Cherokee Nation; Indian Country; Knoxville; ;
Keywords An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes; powers; trade; permits; licenses; horses; law; notice; newspapers; application; blank passes; blank licenses; blank bonds; quarterly return; spirituous liquors; distilled liquors; advertisement; injuries; property; cases; offenses; destroyed; compensation; maintenance of peace; trial; reward; goods; Indian goods; distribution; order; stipend; duplicate invoice; stolen horses; treaty of Holston; annuity; receipt; manufacture of cotton; implements; machines; instruct; spinning; weaving; ;
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