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Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825 : James Wilkinson letters, 1792-1818

Small collection of correspondence and a few orders written by James Wilkinson, military officer, western land speculator, and governor of Louisiana, between 1792 and 1818.,The majority of the letters were written at Fort Washington and Fort Hamilton in Ohio and relate to Indian affairs and military operations in the Northwest Territory during the 1790's. The correspondents include quartermaster general Samuel Hodgdon, Pennsylvania militia officer John Armstrong, and Lieutenant William Simmons. Miscellaneous letters from the first two decades of the 1800's include two warrants to pay Choctaw chiefs Occhummia and Phufeiahomia for services rendered in 1802.
Extent: 0.1 linear feet - 19 folders
Subjects: Indians and the West, Politics
Call Number: VAULT box Ayer MS 982
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