Bill of sale
|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.
|Format||Content Category: artifacts
|Measurements||7 5/8 inches width
4 inches height
9 1/2 inches width encapsulation
5 5/8 inches height encapsulation
|Nomenclature||Bill of sale
|Creation||Signed by: Shakopee, Chief
Made by: Sibley, Frederick B.
Signed by: Prescott, Philander
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Exchange Media
|Dates||Creation: Exactly 12/17/1852
|Holding Type||3D Objects|