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Recommended by William Clark to work for U.S. government as Interpreter, receiving $400 per year, June 1824 through 1827.
Noel Dashney to John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, received August 5, 1824, typescript in Walter Crotchett, "Last Chief of the Weas, The Story of the Confederated Tribes in Miami County [Kansas]," edited by Philip S. Thomas (1981), .
U.S. Official Register (1825), 98. Register was published every two years.
U.S. Official Register (1827), 102. Register was published every two years.
H. W. Beckwith, History of Vigo and Parke Counties (Chicago, 1880), (134 note) states that Dagenet was a "government interpreter at Fort Harrison, and subsequently Indian agent, having the superintendency of the Wabash Miamis, whom he conducted westward." His role as Indian agent and superintendent have not been substantiated.