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Instructions for Escorting Indians to New Lands

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date March 17, 1797
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary According to instructions, Wolcott has written to the Surveyor General to determine the proper location for Indian relocation under the treaty with General Wayne of 3 August 1795. The Surveyor General will instruct General Wilkinson when and where to escort the Indians.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott; Indians; Surveyor General; General Wayne; General Wilkinson; escort; Secretary of War; Secretary of Treasury; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; mouth of the river Kentucky; lands lying northwest of the River Ohio; ;
Keywords treaty with General Wayne; titles of the Indian tribes; land; titles; expenses; ;
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