Unnamed Indian Agent 2

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The Indian agent in "Appendix" also runs a successful "tradingpost store" (325). Indian agents represented the U.S. government in its interactions with indigenous people. Since a primary job of the agent is to ensure that land sales concerning Native Americans are recorded and licensed, Jason Compson I's receipt of a square mile of land from Ikkemotubbe is likely made all the easier by his becoming first clerk for and then partner with the Chickasaw Agent in Jefferson (328).