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Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin

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Date April 16, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Israel Chapin Jr (primary)
Summary Letter, the Secretary discusses terms of Treaty at Canandaigua in 1794; directs distribution of Indian money.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Israel Chapin, Jr; James McHenry; Francis; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords Oneidas have requested in particular to furnished with oxen; provide them out of their part of the stipend according to their wish; Tuscaroras have desired some implements of husbandry; Stockbridge Indians are to have their part of the stipend paid wholly in money; dollars; vested in goods and sent to you to be distributed; limit your expenditures to the sum provided by treaty; contract on your return home for a gristmill for the Oneidas; completing their church; immediate benefits of the mill; implements of husbandry, oxen, and utensils suitable to their circumstances; compensating useful artificers who shall reside with or near them and be employed for their benefit; purveyor of public supplies; dollars which you will distribute to the indians intitled to receive the same under the Treaty of Konondaigua; ;
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