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David Henley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0736
Abstract

These six documents show David Henley's appointment and service as an Agent of the United States Department of War in the Territory South of the River Ohio from 1793 to 1797. Among the subjects they discuss are pay for the militia stationed in Henley's vicinity, military procurement, the sale of two enslaved individuals, and the actions of local Native Americans.

Dates: 1793 August 31-1797 August 31

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  • Subject: Indians of North America -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: Slavery -- Tennessee X