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  • Copy of Articles between the Chiefs of the Six Nations of Indians and the Commissioners of Pennsylvania January 9, 1789 Author: [not available] Recipient: Chiefs Six Nations Summary: Article one states that when articles are signed, said chiefs will execute deed of conveyance to State of Pennsylvania. Article two outlines the boundary lines and states that chiefs will acknowledge soil to be vested to State of Pennsylvania. Article three gives state of Pennsylvania permission to conduct surveys. Article four gives free navigation of rivers to people of State. Article five...
  • Treaty of Fort Harmar January 9, 1789 Author: Arthur St. Clair Recipient: [not available] Summary: The articles of a treaty between the United States and the Western Indians negotiated at Fort Harmar in the Ohio Territory.
  • Treaty of Fort Harmar: Between the United States and the Six Nations January 9, 1789 Author: Arthur St. Clair Recipient: Chiefs Six Nations Summary: Agreement between the United States government and Indian tribes with claims to the Ohio Country. Representatives of the Six Nations, the Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippewa, Potawatomi and Sauk met with Arthur St. Clair governor of the Northwest Territory, and other American leaders Josiah Harmar and Richard Butler.
  • Knox authorizes military action January 10, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Mason Wheaton Summary: Letter, directs authority to occupy block house farms.
  • Cited letter or document, Henry Knox to David Fales January 10, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: David Fales Summary: Letter, Citation only Cited in Fales to Knox, 04/03/1789.
  • Lawsuit January 11, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Edward H. Robbins Summary: Discussed lawsuit between Winslow and Waldo family.
  • Accounts of Captain Abraham deHuff January 13, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Captain Abraham de Huff Summary: Regarding accounts of Captain Abraham deHuff, Howell conceives that he is entitled to the year's pay allowed in consequence of being a prisoner. In consequence of being a suprenumerary, deHuff is entitled to 300 acres of land.
  • Resignation was considered final January 13, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: William Feltman Summary: Lieutenant William Feltman's resignation was considered final by Major General Green and the officers of the Regiment to which he belonged.
  • Regarding Lack of Funds With Which to Pay a Public Account; Comments on CT & NY Politics January 14, 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Jeremiah Wadsworth Summary: Admits he has no funds with which to pay a public account; asks whether any money from Connecticut may be used to satisfy the same. Expresses satisfaction regarding elections in Connecticut; notes that New York continues to refuse holding a congress. [January 17 letter from Peter Colt to Wadsworth is also included -- which addresses Knox's lack of funds].
  • Charges of Captain Jacob Weaver January 14, 1789 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Captain Jacob Weaver Summary: Weaver stands charged with sums of money to include payments to raise company stationed at Lancaster; support of prisoners conducted to Virginia; commissioner of prisoners.