Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection 1802-1815 Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection

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Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection, 1802-1815

Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection 1802-1815 Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection

The Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection consists of a letterbook kept by Indian agents John Johnston and Benjamin Franklin Stickney; an English-to-Ottawa dictionary, likely written by Stickney; and a memorandum book kept by Johnston during his time at Fort Wayne.

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