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Letter from the Secretary of War Transmitting a Report of the Second Auditor, in Relation to the Disbursements of Indian Agents, from 1st September, 1823, to the 1st September, 1824
Washington: Gales & Seaton. Good with no dust jacket. 1825. Full-Leather. 18th Congress, 2d Session, Doc. 109. Spine indicates Part I. Blind embossed leather boards with a bookplate of the House of Representatives Library, Committee on Commerce on front board. Ex-library from the House of Representatives with a stamp on top edge. Red and black spine labels with gilt imprint. Bumped corners and rubbing on edges and corners. Leather has age discoloration with faint dampstain and circular mark on rear board. 94 numbered pages with numerous folding charts throughout. Pages and endpapers are foxed, with less foxing on charts. This early report of Indian affairs refers to an 1802 act "to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes and to preserve peace on the frontier." The charts are of disbursements, from salaries of Indian agents and land purchases to "Articles Purchased as Presents to Indians." Two copies on OCLC/Worldcat as of September 2015. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 94 pp .
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