Be Content with What You Have Been Allotted

Item

Title

Be Content with What You Have Been Allotted

Description

Henley advises Hildebrand to be content with the land allotted him by the Indians.

year created

1799

month created

05

day created

07

author

sent from location

Knoxville

in image

notable person/group

John Hildebrand
David Henley
Indians
agent
daughter
son

notable location

Knoxville

notable item/thing

land
cultivation
Indian Affairs

document number

1799050790202

transcription

Knoxville May. 7h 1799
Sir
I received your letter of March, and would advise You to rest contented with such a part of the Ground as the Indians shall allott to you for Cultivation, and continue in the service with another Agent or some other person-
Authorized will direct the Indian affairs, your Daughter and Son is well
I am
yr Humb Sert David Henley Agent of War
John Hildenbrand

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (1 pages) ZWK10a (11 pages) Collection: Letters Sent by David Henley, Agent of the War Department, May 1, 1799-May 7, 1800. (RG217) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author David Henley Knoxville [n/a]