Instructions for the New Factor at Fort Wilkinson

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec War Ltrs to Factors, RG 75 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec War Ltrs to Factors, RG 75 view image
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Date March 27, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Edward Wright (primary)
Summary McHenry's instructions to Wright, the new factor of the Indian Trading House near Fort Wilkinson on the Oconee River. It includes matters such as setting prices and accepting credit.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Edward Wright; James McHenry; President of the United States; Edward Price; factor; Lieutenant Colonel Gaither; magistrate; Indians; traders; John Harris; storekeeper; Department of War; commanding officer; guards; Creek Nation; Superintendent of Indian Affairs; surgeon; Price; ;
Related Places War Department; Indian Store; Fort Wilkinson; Philadelphia; Savannah; frontiers; Georgia; ;
Keywords appointment; books; papers; goods; effects; property; factory; inventory; prices; public sale; money; peltry; returns; credit; supplies; Indian trade; hospital stores; returns; public stores; rum; forms; cattle; agriculture; grain; hoses; beef; trading house; Indian goods; oath; public expense; ;
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