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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1, 1800 Monetary Exchange to Edward Wright, factor Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Bill of exchange, mentions Edward Wright, U.S. factor
November 26, 1795 Instructions to Edward Price, Factor for Georgia Timothy Pickering Edward Price Pickering provides instructions governing trade with the Creek Indians in Georgia to Edward Price, the Factor appointed for this purpose.
August 12, 1799 Payment to Edward Wright United States factor Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins makes payment of $860 to Edward Wright, United States factor.
1795 Instructions for the Factor Unknown Author Edward Price Outlines the duties of Edward Price, the newly appointed Factor for the trading post on the St. Mary's River in Georgia.
April 1, 1800 Pay Edward Wright John Harris Bill of exchange drawn on Harris in favor of Nathan Wright. Money is salary of E. Wright for 3 months of service as factor at Creek Factory in Georgia.
August 14, 1799 Payment to Edward Wright Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins makes payment of $1000 to Edward Wright, United States factor.
July 28, 1800 Payment to Edward Wright Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter From the Creek Agency, Hawkins makes payment of $600 to Edward Wright, United States Factor.
July 20, 1800 Payment to Edward Wright Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter From the Creek Agency, Hawkins makes payment of $1923 to Edward Wright, United States factor.
November 26, 1795 Instructions to James Byers, Jr. Timothy Pickering James Byers Pickering provides instructions respecting trade with the Indian Nations in Georgia and the Southwestern Territory to Byers, the Factor at Tellico.
July 20, 1800 Money Drawn for Edward Wright, Creek Factor Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Receipt, for funds for expenses for the quarter ending with the month of June, 1800.
March 27, 1799 Instructions to Mr. Edward Wright James McHenry Edward Wright 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".
March 15, 1799 Replacing the Dead Factor at Fort Wilkinson James McHenry Edward Wright The President has appointed Edward Wright to the position of Factor of the Indian Store at Fort Wilkinson on the Oconee River. Wright is replacing Edward Price, deceased, whose death was sudden and unexpected. Since it is probable that the affairs of the factory are in a deranged state, Wright is to proceed to Fort Wilkinson without delay.
April 14, 1798 Request for payment to Dr. Elisha Perkins for services 1797 Edward Price James McHenry Edward Price submits request for payment of $120 to Dr. Elisha Perkins. In related document, Perkins acknowledges receipt.
March 27, 1799 Instructions for the New Factor at Fort Wilkinson James McHenry Edward Wright McHenry's instructions to Wright, the new factor of the Indian Trading House near Fort Wilkinson on the Oconee River. It includes matters such as setting prices and accepting credit.
April 14, 1798 Procedure for Replacing James Byers James McHenry John Hooker McHenry directs John Hooker to proceed to Tellico in the State of Tennessee to replace James Byers as Factor to the Indian Store at that place. Byers is to remain some time at the store to provide the information that Hooker will need to carry on the business with the Indians.
October 25, 1800 Receipt of Payment Edward Wright Endorsed to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither [not available] [not available] To Wright a sum of $686.47 in his favor by Benjamin Hawkins endorsed by Wright, United States factor, to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither.
September 3, 1799 Cover Letter, Request for Goods Edward Wright John Harris Cover letter forwrding a letter from Colonel Benjkamin Hawkins. Also mentions that the Indians at the Fort Wilkinson trading post are most in need of powder, flints, and blankets.
November 26, 1795 Master of a Trade House to Serve the Indians of the Southwestern Territory Timothy Pickering James Byers Secretary Pickering appoints James Byers as the factor of a trading house in the Southwestern Territory, which has been established by Congress as the second of two experimental trading posts set up to supply the Indians with goods. Sets forth instructions on the running of the post, covering pricing, the objective of maintaining friendship with the Indians, medium of exchange (money or peltries...
October 25, 1800 Receipt of Payment Edward Wright Endorsed to Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Payment of $1015.98 in favor of Edward Wright, United States Factor by Colonel Benjamin Hawkins, endorsed by Lieutenant Colonel Henry Gaither.
March 17, 1798 Edward Price request to pay Alexander Bilsland for year 1797 Edward Price James McHenry Price requests that Secretary of War make payment of $500 to Alexander Bilsland for his services to Department of Indian Affairs South of Ohio River. In related document, Bisland acknowledges receipt of payment.
November 26, 1795 Directions for the Factor of the Southern Trading Posts Timothy Pickering James Byers Pickering provides detailed instructions for James Byers, the new factor of the southern trading posts, and emphasizes the General Government's policy of treating the Indians with fairness and benevolence.
April 24, 1799 Price List of Peltries John Harris [not available] Discusses prices for furs purchased from the Creeks, the proper care of the furs before shipment, and the proper method of packing them for shipment. Asks for a list of goods needed by the Factory.
May 20, 1799 Arrival of Mr. Wright, Etc. Hugh McCall William Simmons Mr. Wright, the United States factor for the Indian trade, arrived at Fort Wilkinson the previous day from Knoxville,
November 26, 1795 Instructions for the Trading House on the St. Marys River Timothy Pickering Edward Price This is a list of eighteen instructions for Price, the appointed factor of the trading house located on the St. Marys River in Georgia, as to how to deal fairly and magnanimously with the Creek Indians who trade with him.
November 26, 1795 Master of Trade House to Serve the Creek Indians of Georgia Timothy Pickering Edward Price Secretary Pickering appoints Edward Price as the factor of a trading house on the St. Mary's River, GA, which has been established by Congress to supply the Creek Indians with goods. Sets forth instructions on the running of the post, covering pricing, the objective of maintaining friendship with the Indians, medium of exchange (money or peltries [pelts] only), whom to contact in the Georgia...