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Cost Estimate of Providing Goods to the Six Nations

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CollectionNew-York Historical Society: Henry O'Reilly Collection view image
Document Information
Date November 17, 1792
Author Name War Department (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Document, describes goods for Six Nations; describes annuity; discusses Indian castles; estimates Indian population by village.
Document Format Draft Document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Indians; Six Nations; Captain Dudly; Captain Dudley; Crossett; Havens; Ewing; Seneca; White Chief; Cornplanter; Geneseo; Onondaugas; Onondaga; Oswego; Oneida; Niagara Landing; Cayuga; Munsee; Delaware; Muhihemomichas; Mahican; Stockbridge Indians; chiefs; runners; poor; Tuscarora; Sapaunee; Board of War; Schoolmaster; smith; Five Nations; associates; ;
Related Places Buffaloe Creek; Buffalo Creek; Catamugarus; Cataraugarus; Allegany; Allegheny; Tawnaurandic; Tawnawandic; Canawaugus; Geneseo Village; Sqaumeo Hill; Kaounodeo; Ka-oun-o-de-o; reservation; Oneida; Grand Rivers; Cayuga; Geneseo River; Tonnawanta; Tuscorora Castles; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords clothing; distribution; Indian goods; food; liquor; beef; flour; whiskey; ammunition; rifle powder; lead; flints; rifle guns; cattle; light broad axe; handsaw; drawing knife; auger; gimlets; broad chizzle; broad chisel; grindstone; whip saw; files; castles; estimate; late war; steel; ennumeration; ;
Key Phrases demands for services, losses and suffering; special engagement of the board of war; faithful to the United States; amount of the foregoing estimate; Sapaunees; supplied more easily by way of Pittsburg; Onandagas; food & liquors for chiefs, runners and the poor; tools for one castle; Oneidas by special request; enumeration of the castles;

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