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Helping to Enforce Local Laws, Etc.

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date October 4, 1797
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary The Comptroller of the Collector at Charleston has commented on the application of William Smith of that city. Capt. Kalteisen has expressed alarm at opinions provided by one of the Indians but will take no action without orders from McHenry. Wolcott maintains that officers of the government should assist in the enforcement of local laws so long as it is consistent with their regular duties.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; Michael Kaltiesen; Comptroller of the Collector; William Smith; Indians; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Charleston; ;
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