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    Kinzie, John: REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CLAIMS, ON THE PETITION OF KENZIE AND FORSYTHE. [26] December 31, 1813. Washington: 1814. 3pp, disbound, loose. Light foxing or browning, Very Good. __ "An historical incident. Major Heald decided to evacuate the fort, and ordered the two Indian traders to permit their property to be destroyed in order to prevent its falling into the hands of the enemy. They appealed to the government for remuneration, [which] 'cannot conceive that the petitioners have any claim for compensation' and rule against them. Their property consisted of gun powder and whiskey." Eberstadt. _FIRST EDITION.

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