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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.08413
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0162] Undated: The New Nation 
Title Expenses for recruiting
Date ca. 1789-1795
Author Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Document Type Military document; Government document
Content Description Written in Knox's hand. List of expenses for the recruiting service. Goods and services include clothing, transportation, bounties, rations, medicine and pay to recruiters. Tens of thousands of dollars was allocated and spent. Page 4 has a reference to the "Indian department." Line items for the "Creek" and Cherokee" add up to $8,000 and a line item for "Indians N West Ohio" is $10,000.
Subjects American Indian History  Frontiers and Exploration  Muscogee (Creeks) Indian  Cherokee Indian  Military History  Recruitment  Health and Medical  Military Uniforms  Clothing and Accessories  Transportation  Finance  
People Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Theme Government & Politics; Native Americans; Health & Medicine; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859