Extract from the minutes of the [Georgia] House of Assembly, 1782 Jan. 12 / [prepared by] John Wilkinson

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
Extract from the minutes of the [Georgia] House of Assembly, 1782 Jan. 12 / [prepared by] John Wilkinson
Date of Original:
1782-01-12
Subject:
Indian agents
Rae, James, fl. 1782
McMurphy, Daniel
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
legal documents
minutes (administrative records)
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
This is an extract from the minutes of the Georgia House of Assembly from January 12, 1782 prepared by clerk John Wilkinson. This extract pertains to the appointments of James Rae and Daniel McMurphy as superintendents of Indian affairs and assigns respective salaries. The extract also reveals an intention to recommend Rae and McMurphy to Congress for positions as Indian affairs superintendents over the entire Southern region.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2001, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Local Identifier:
tcc779
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc779
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_tcc779#item
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of item], Telamon Cuyler, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Extent:
1 pages/leaves
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Telamon Cuyler, box 16, folder 01, document 02.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:

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House of Assembly
Jany. [January] 12th. 1782.
Resolved that James Rae and Daniel McMurphy Esquires, be appointed Superintendants [Superintendents] of Indian- affairs, and that they be recommended to Congress as Commissioners of Indian affairs for the Southern Department
The House then proceeded to fix the salaries of the Civil Officers, for the present year, viz
Superintendants [Superintendents] of Indian Affairs fifty pounds each
Commisary [Commissary] in the Nation. Sixty pounds
Linguister [Linguist] . Twenty five pounds
Clerk to the Superintendants [Superintendents] .
Twenty pounds.
Extract from the minutes
[Signed] John Wilkinson C.G.A. [Clerk General Assembly]

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