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Appointment & Instructions for Inspector of Frontiers

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 31, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Uriah Tracy (primary)
Summary Appoints Tracy as an inspector of government installations and property along the various frontiers of the U.S. Gives instructions for this office, including taking observations on relations with the Indians and Indian presents, inspecting forts, etc.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Uriah Tracey; James McHenry; Indians; military commanders; Secretary of War; Colonial Governor; Territorial Governor; Superintendent of Indian Affairs; ;
Related Places War Department; North Western Territory; Mississippi River; frontier; Tennessee; Georgia; Tellico Blockhouse; Ocone River; Congress; ;
Keywords appointment; Indian Trading Houses; public property; talks; rations; ammunition; clothing; presents; military posts; authority; applications; acts of bounty; examination; Garrisons; blockhouse; ;
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