Instructions to Mr. Edward Wright

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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 Wright has been appointed to succeed Edward Price, deceased, late factor of the Indian Store at Fort Wilkinson on the River Oconee. McHenry includes a list of seventeen instructions respecting the management and conduct of said factory. McHenry noted that the current state of the factory could be "deranged".
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Edward Wright; Creek Nation; Benjamin Hawkins; factor; contractor; merchant; ;
Related Places War Department; Fort Wilkinson; Oconee River; Ohio River; Indian Store; factory; ;
Keywords instructions; factor; trading house; goods for the Creek; Indian affairs; bills; cash; letter of advice; books; papers; ;
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