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Accounting statements

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT oversize-Ayer-MS-3069
Abstract Includes three separate accounting statements recording ordnance supplies held at Greenleaf's Point and at Fort Belle Fontaine. The first item is a detailed accounting notebook (18 pages) of expenditures for basic supplies at Greenleaf's Point Arsenal (1817-1820) under the command of Capt. Joseph S. Nelson. The notebook contains over 400 entries for a variety of provisions including lumber, shovels, nails, rope, oil and lead. The other two items briefly enumerate accounts of ordnance stores...
Dates: 1820

Edward Hatch letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-3087
Abstract Born in Bangor, Me., and educated in Norwich, Vt., Edward Hatch emigrated ca. 1852 to Muscatine, Iowa, where he operated a lumberyard (Hatch & Fullerton). After serving with distinction in the Civil War, Hatch on July 28, 1866, was commissioned colonel of one of two new colored cavalry regiments, the 9th U.S. Cavalry. He commanded the regiment for twenty-three years, serving nine years on the Texas frontier before assuming command of the Department of New Mexico (1876-1881). He died at...
Dates: 1867-1870

O. C. McNary papers

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-3128
Abstract Printed and handwritten army orders, 1882-1886, and letters written by O.C. McNary during 1885 from Indian Territory to his family in Kansas and Pennsylvania.,From Camp Russel, Fort Reno, and a camp at Skelton Ranch, McNary's correspondence documents his trips via ambulance and mules throughout the Indian Territory. He describes road conditions, the Ponca and Oto agencies and Indians, a prairie fire, a visit with friends in Arkansas City, and the murder of a Chickasaw Indian by outlaws at...
Dates: 1873-1886, bulk 1882-1886.; Majority of material found within 1882 - 1886

Oliver Wolcott letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-921
Abstract Thirteen letters, Mar. 11, 1795- Dec. 11, 1800, written by Oliver Wolcott, secretary of the treasury, to David Henley, general agent for the War Dept. in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, regarding public contracts for military and Indian supplies in what is now Tennessee.,The letters contain rules and regulations regarding the administration of contracts, as well as numerous directives regarding the choice of contractors to supply both the region and the Tellico...
Dates: 1795-1800

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Accounts -- Missouri -- Fort Belle Fontaine -- 1801-1850 1
Accounts -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fort Lesley J. McNair -- 1801-1850 1
African American soldiers -- Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Cavalry pioneer troops -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Cheyenne Indians -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
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Chickasaw Indians -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Chihuahua (Chihuahua, Mexico) -- Description and travel 1
Correspondence -- Indian Territory -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 1751-1800 1
Correspondence -- Texas -- 1851-1900 1
Correspondence -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1751-1800 1
Defense contracts -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Fort Belle Fontaine (Mo.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Fort Lesley J. McNair (Washington, D.C.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Indian Territory -- Description and travel 1
Indians of North America -- Tennessee -- Government relations -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Texas -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Kansas -- Description and travel 1
Military bases -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Military bases -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Military prisons -- Kansas -- Fort Leavenworth -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Military supplies -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Muscatine (Iowa) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Orders -- Kansas -- Fort Leavenworth -- 1851-1900 1
Oto Indians -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Ponca Indians -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Public contracts -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Real property -- Iowa -- Muscatine -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Soldiers -- Texas -- Correspondence 1
Tellico Blockhouse Site (Tenn.) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Texas -- History, Military -- Sources 1
Travel literature -- Indian Territory -- 1851-1900 1
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Dyer, D. B. (Daniel Burns) 1
Fort Belle Fontaine (Mo.) 1
Hatch, Edward 1
Henley, David 1
McIntosh, James S. 1