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Supply Order for Indian Goods

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Misc Records of Accounts, RG75 view image
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Document Information
Date February 15, 1800
Author Name David Strong (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Commissary for Indian goods in the Detroit region; mentions a funeral for a Potawatomi chief.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups David Strong; Indians; Potawatomi Chief; Schieffelin; Commissary Indian Goods; Knaggs; ;
Related Places Detroit;
Keywords Indian Goods; vermillion; blanket; linen; broad cloth; stroud; funeral; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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The Commissary of Indian Goods will Issue, One Pound Vermillion; one Blanket; Five & half. yards Linen; Three Yards broad Cloth & two yards Strouds for the funeral of a Poutewadamy Chief - D'Etroit 15th February 1800 -
D. Strong
Lt. Col. [?]
[?] Schieffelin
Commissary Indian Goods
Recd. all the within specified. Articles, and Signed duplicate Receipts therefore
Detroit 15th February 1800
Wm Knaggs
No. 374
The Commissary of Indian Goods will Issue Eight Yards Lindsey - Two Yards Coating - Three Yards Strouds, one Yard Broad Clothe - & two Blankets - for a Party of Indians - from St. Joseph's - D'Etroit 17th Feby. 1800 -
D Strong
Lt. Col. [?]
W. I. Schieffelin
Commy. Indian Goods
Rec'd Detroit 17th Feby. 1800
All the within Specified Articles
and Signed Duplicate Receipts
therefor -
Wm Knaggs
The Commissary of Indian Goods will please Issue two & half Yards Coating for an Ottawa Chief, and Seven Damaged Blankets for the use of the Laboratory - D'Etroit 28th. February 1800
D.Strong
Wm. I. Schieffelin
Commissary of Indian Goods
Rec'd Detroit 28th Feby. 1800
Out of the Public Indian Store
the within mentioned Articles,
Signed Duplicate Receipts
W. Knaggs