Commissioners Arriving and Purchase of Indian Lands

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Date August 16, 1784
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Benjamin Lincoln (primary)
Summary Commissioners arriving from the Governor of Halifax, discussed their transportation. Bemoaned delayed travel arrangements and personal agenda. Negotiations for Indian lands required acquiescing to any demands Indians make on U.S.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Lincoln; Henry Knox; commissioners; Governor of Halifax; governor and council; commissary; Devens; Indians; Partridge; Mrs. Lincoln; Indian Nation; ;
Related Places Hingham; Papamaquadi; Passumaquaddi; Passamaquadi; frontier; territory; ;
Keywords business; list of stores; packet; vessel; application; ;
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