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No. 88 [Protection of the Frontiers]

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 22, 1800
Author Name Claiborne (primary)
Recipient Name House of Representatives (primary)
Summary Poorly kept records at trading posts in Georgia and Tennessee cannot show that trade with Indian caused a loss in capital for the U.S. The House therefore recommends that additional capital be extended to the trading posts in order to further trade until records can provide conclusive evidence of loss or gain.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups US House; Claiborne; Indians; Indian Nation; tribe; House of Representatives; committee; Congress; Secretary of the Treasury; ;
Related Places House of Representatives; Tennessee; Georgia; frontier; territory; trading house; trading post; ;
Keywords report; law; ;
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