US Flag for the Cherokee Nation

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Date February 15, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Letter directs that a US flag be given to the Cherokee Nation.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; multiple; Purveyor; Samuel Hodgdon; Cherokee Nation; John Harris; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords flag of the United States; transportation; ;
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War Office
Feb 19 1799
A flag to be [undecipherable] for the use of the Cherokee Nation

Indian Dept
the
War department 15 February 1799

The Purveyor has been directed to purchase and deposit with you a flag of the United States for the use of the Cherokee as soon as you shall receive the same deliver it to Samuel Hodgdon Esq. for transportation.

James W Henry
Samuel Hodgdon


Mr. John Harris