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  • Sundry Claims to be Considered December 31, 1789 Author: Beverley Randolph Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Encloses a resolution from the Virginia General Assembly to War Secretary Henry Knox, in order to determine whether there is a federal office to take cognizance of various claims. Randolph thinks the claims ought to be sent to the War Department but asks Knox to confirm.
  • Call of Militia into Service to Protect Frontier from hostile Indian Incursions 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Beverley Randolph Summary: Protecting inhabitants of frontiers from Indians; President is authorized to call militia into service.
  • Accounts of money paid Commissioners for holding treaties. 1789 Author: Unknown Author Recipient: Unknown Recipient Summary: List of expenses accrued during negotiations with Indians south of the Ohio River.
  • Draft of a treaty entitled: Articles of peace and amity agreed upon between the President of the United States of America and Creeks 1789 Author: Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Recipient: [not available] Summary: Draft of a treaty entitled: Articles of peace and amity agreed upon between the President of the United States of America, in behalf of the said States, by the underwritten commissioners plenipotentiary, on the one part, and the undersigned kings, head-men, and warriors, of all the Creeks, in behalf of themselves and the Creek nation, on the other.
  • Officer's Pay Memorandum 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: [not available] Summary: Memorandum, officer's pay and subsistence.
  • Proceedings before treaty with Creeks 1789 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: [not available] Summary: Document, proceedings before treaty with Creeks.
  • Copy of Harmar's Speech to the Indians 1789 Author: Josiah Harmar Recipient: [not available] Summary: Harmar seeks peace between Indians and the "Thirteen Great Fires" (13 States) and offers wampum, reminded Indians that U.S. are obliged to protect and defend all friendly Indians. Virginia settlers seek to live in peace with Indians. Mentioned deception of Indians by enemies, murder on Ohio by unknown Indians, and that the U.S. traders will provide Indians anything they need.