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|Summary:||This is a letter to John Chisholm from David Henley, dated October 29, 1796. Henley, an agent for the War Department, is giving instructions on the transportation of several native peoples to Philadelphia. The natives are members of the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, and Chickasaw Nations. The purpose of the trip may be to gain U. S. citizenship for them. Chisholm is instructed to take great care with them, keep them fed and healthy, and to limit their drinking.|