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United States Office of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, St. Louis, Missouri. Volume 13, Accounts

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

Date: 1840-1843

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. 13

Unit ID: 224653

Summary: This volume contains records of current accounts of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs, Central Superintendency, at St. Louis, Missouri. Joshua Pilcher (1839-1841) and David D. Mitchell (1841-1844) held this position following the death of William Clark (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) in 1838. Expenditures are recorded for several sub-agencies, including Fort Leavenworth, Upper Missouri, Council Bluffs, Great Nemaha and Osage River, and the various Indian tribes in each region. These expenditures included salaries for blacksmiths and interpreters and agricultural implements. Volumes 12 and 13 are bound together. 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 13, Accounts

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

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