Bill of sale for a keg of tobacco
401, front
401, back

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Description Bill of sale bearing the signatures (or signatory marks) of the Dakota chief Shakopee and the trader and interpreter Philander Prescott. The bill attests that there are "goods to [be given to] Mr. F[rederic] B. Sibley for one keg of tobacco so soon as the Mdewakanton Sioux annuity [payments] for 1853 are divided." Prescott undersigns the document as a witness.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 inches height
7 5/8 inches width
5 5/8 inches height (encapsulation)
9 1/2 inches width (encapsulation)
Nomenclature Bill of sale
Creation Signed by: Shakopee, Chief
Made by: Sibley, Frederick B.
Signed by: Prescott, Philander
Subjects Used by Dakota Indians
Dakota Indians
Indian. Exchange Media
Dates Creation: Exactly 12/17/1852
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 401

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