Franklin: Record - The War Department and Indian affairs, 1800-1824 [electronic resource].

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The War Department and Indian affairs, 1800-1824 [electronic resource].

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Other title:
Unbound archives
Publication:
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, 2010.
Series:
Archives unbound.
Archives unbound
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (7,588 images)
Subjects:
United States. War Dept.
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869.
Form/Genre:
Electronic reference sources.
Summary:
From 1789 until the Bureau of Indian Affairs was established in 1824, Indian affairs were under the direct control of the Secretary of War. This collection consists of the letters received by and letters sent to the War Department, including correspondence from Indian superintendents and agents, factors of trading posts, Territorial and State governors, military commanders, Indians, missionaries, treaty and other commissioners, Treasury Department officials, and persons having commercial dealings with the War Department, and other public and private individuals. In addition, attachments include vouchers, receipts, requisitions, abstracts and financial statements, certificates of deposit, depositions, contracts, newspapers, copies of speeches to Indians, proceedings of conferences with Indians in Washington, licenses of traders, passports for travel in the Indian country, appointments, and instructions to commissioners, superintendents, agents, and other officials.
Notes:
Date range of documents: 1800-1824.
Reproduction of the originals from the U.S. National Archives.
Description based on contents viewed June 7, 2011; title from home page.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Professor Elisabeth J. Tooker Fund.
Contributor:
United States. War Dept.
United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Professor Elisabeth J. Tooker Fund.
Web link:
The Professor Elisabeth J. Tooker Fund Home Page
The Professor Elisabeth J. Tooker Fund Home Page  Bookplate