Employment contract between Lawrence Taliaferro and Samuel Pond

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Titles Employment contract between Lawrence Taliaferro and Samuel Pond
Description This contract. written by Lawrence Taliaferro and dated October 1, 1838, assigns the title of "farmer and instructor of agriculture" to Samuel Pond, indicating his assignment to teach farming methods at the Mdewakanton Dakota village near Lake Calhoun. The contract obligates Pond to work under the terms of the treaty between the Dakota and the United States signed on September 29, 1837. It also describes Pond's duties and explains how he will receive compensation.
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Format Content Category: text
Nomenclature letter
Creation Author: Taliaferro, Lawrence
Subjects Pond, Samuel William
Dakota Indians
Sent from: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Places Subject: Indian Agency, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: Exactly 10/01/1838
Notes Forms part of Pond family papers, 1833-1970 (bulk 1833-1935). View finding aid at at http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/00717.xml

Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 990017317520104294 (Alma System Number)
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