• Creator
  • Calhoun, John C., 1782-1850
  • Created Date
  • 1823-03-28
  • Description
  • Calhoun appoints Tipton Indian Agent under the superintendency of Lewis Cass, governor of Michigan territory. Letter discusses passing of duties from John Hays to Tipton. Tipton's compensation will be $1,200 annually. Tipton's appointment was approved by the Senate 22 December 1823. Reverse: Tipton notes, received 26 April and accepted 1 May 1823.
  • Format
  • letter signed
  • Rights
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