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Letter from Joseph Bowman to Isaac Hite, 14 June 1779

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Bowman's letter to Isaac Hite discusses trade with New Orleans, the abundance of money at Kaskaskia, British and American troops in the northwest, and a message he wrote that was not received because the messenger was killed at the Falls of the Ohio.…

Letter from Caleb Wallace to Patrick Henry, 29 May 1791

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Emotional letter from Wallace expressing his surprise at Henry's tone with him and accounting for all of his work on behalf of Mrs. Christian's orphaned daughters.

Note adding the amount of issues to Indians for the months of July, August, and September, 1817

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Note adding the amount of issues to Native Americans for the months of July, August, and September, 1817

Letter from Richard Mentor Johnson to William Murphy, 18 January 1828

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Letter from Richard Mentor Johnson discusses the school at Blue Springs, Kentucky, established by the Choctaws and other tribes, and educating the Indians with government money that belongs to them per the Treaty, and Johnson sending supplies to the…

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, n.d. Philadelphia

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Letter from Tardiveau to Crevecoeur discussing exports from Philadelphia to Canton and India, and the troubles learning the contents of the cargo aboard the ship. In general, contents include wine, iron, brandy, ginseng, cloth, and piastres. He…

Letter from Barthelemi Tardiveau to St. John de Crevecoeur, 15 January 1789

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In this letter, Tardiveau expresses his joy at receiving letters from his friends. Talks of his Memorial on the Mississippi, and whether or not one Monsieur de Gardoqui has read it. He also discusses Congress. States that he is short on money and…