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United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 24, Accounts

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Creator: United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Central Superintendency

Date: 1822-1834

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri, and William Clark Papers Coll. #741, vol. 24

Unit ID: 224644

Summary: This volume contains the accounts of Thomas Forsyth (1822-1830), Felix St. Vrain (1830-1831), Joshua Pilcher (1832), and M.S. Davenport (1832-1834), Indian agents for the Sac and Fox at the Rock Island, Illinois sub-agency. During this time, the accounts were recorded by William Clark (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) who was the Superintendent of Indian Affairs at the Central Superintendency in St. Louis, Missouri. Some of the expenditures included salaries for interpreters, blacksmiths, and agents, transportation costs, blankets, tobacco, whiskey, flour, and salt. Partial funding for the digitization of these records was provided by the National Park Service.

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Title (Main title): United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 24, Accounts

Part of: United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, collection.

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