Request for Purchase of Articles for Presents to Choctaw Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
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Date May 20, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Israel Whelen (primary)
Summary Directs that Whelen purchase $1000 worth of items for use as presents to the Choctaw Indians. Whelen is to ask John Harris for advice on the items, and to deliver them to Harris once purchased.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Israel Wheler; James McHenry; keeper of public stores; Choctaw Nation of Indians; Harris; ;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords goods; presents; public stores; ;
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