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Sullivan, NY to Joshua Ferris

Mss 805563.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 805563.1

Description

Drake writes to Joshua Ferris concerning Oneida Indian territory he and his business partners wish to purchase. The plot, consisting of one half a million acres was located along the Oneida Creek flowing north into Oneida lake from the Seneca Turnpike. Drake also expresses his hope that Albany will change a law that allows the Company to purchase or lease the property from the Oneidas.

Dates

  • 1805-10-13

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

1 letter ; 33 x 18 cm.

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