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Provisions for Running the Boundary Line

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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. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date September 8, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Spear & McLeod (primary)
Summary Spear and McLeod are ordered to provide Joseph Ellicot and his assistants the necessary provisions for establishing the boundary line between the United States and the Creek Nation of Indians.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Spear & McLeod, Contractors; Henry Knox; Mr. Ellicott, the surveyor and his attendants; Creek Nation;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords boundary line; [Treaty of New York]; separate account of the supplies; regular vouchers of their delivery; provisions;
Key Phrases I request that you will furnish Mr. Ellicott, the surveyor, and his attendants with provisions to enable him to run a boundary line between the United States and the Creek Nation, agreeably to the treaty.

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