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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 12, 1800 Muster rolls of the Cherokee David Henley [not available] Muster rolls of the Cherokee Indians under command of Will Shorey for punishment of offenders.
November 28, 1785 Public notification of legal boundary with Cherokee Nation Congress of the United States [not available] Public notice of treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
June 27, 1794 Letter from Henry Knox to Andrew Pickens on peace with the Cherokee Henry Knox Andrew Pickens Knox expresses satisfaction at the peace that has been established with the Cherokee, but is also concerned that "lawless whites" might ruin the peace with "mischief on the frontiers". Knox asks Pickens to inspire confidence among the Cherokee that they will receive protection from the United States.
September 1, 1788 Congressional resolution regarding military protection of the Cherokee Congress of the United States [not available] Congress instructs the Secretary of War to have a sufficient number of troops ready to protect the Cherokee and their hunting grounds, as a result of a peace agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States on November 28, 1785. North Carolina and Virginia are asked to cooperate with the troops in enforcing the treaty.
August 24, 1796 Discussion of a Speech to Encourage the Cherokee to Higher Civilization James McHenry George Washington Encloses a draft of a speech to the Cherokeeswhich is designed to encourage their civilization and make its management [by the U.S.?] more economical. Asks Washington's opinion on that document, and opines on the respectability of the proposed emissary to the Cherokee, a Mr. Dinsmore
May 16, 1797 License for Alexander Campbell to Trade with Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] Campbell, resident in Cherokee nation legally licensed to trade with Cherokee Indians under condition that Campbell observes laws and regulations of the United States government.
May 1, 1797 License for John Civils to Trade with the Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] J. Civils, a mulatto, permission to trade with Cherokee Nation. Trade confined to Cherokee towns.
May 19, 1796 Account of the Indian Agent to the Cherokee William Simmons Joseph Nourse Requests a copy of the account of the Agent of Indian Affairs to the Cherokee Nation.
November 17, 1798 Payment to George Walton for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation David Henley James McHenry Payment of $500 as salary to George Walton as commissioner for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation 1798.
December 10, 1791 Permission to Pass into Cherokee Nation Henry Lee Joseph Martin Authorized Martin to pass through Cherokee territory safely.
September 13, 1789 Message for the White Inhabitants Contiguous to Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Bennet Ballew Federal commissioners entrust friendly messages to Ballew. They request that Ballew transmit message to white inhabitants contiguous to Cherokee nation. Informs them of a truce just negotiated between North Carolina and the Cherokee and that any disruption of the truce will result in repercussions from the federal government.
September 13, 1789 Message for the Citizens Bordering on Towns and Settlements of Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox Commissioners forward copy of message intended for the citizens bordering on towns and settlements of Cherokee nation. Note that any infraction of the tranquility will incur the displeasure of the supreme authority of the United States. Attested by David S. Franks Secretary. Copy given to Mr. Ballew.
April 6, 1797 Request for Delivery of Indian Presents for Cherokees James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of annual gifts for Cherokee nation.
October 26, 1795 Payment to Charles Hicks, Cherokee Interpeter Charles Hicks [not available] Payment of $150 to Charles Hicks for interpreting Cherokee.
December 7, 1798 Settlement of accounts of militia who served on expedition against Cherokee Indians in 1794 James McHenry David Henley Congress passed Act authorizing settlement of account of militia on expedition against Lower Cherokee Indians 1794.
1790 Notification of Cherokee Declaration of War & Estimate of the Situation Isaac Shelby Henry Knox Postscript on letter envelope, informs Knox of recent declaration of war by several Cherokee villages (on whom seems to be unclear). Against the possible threat of a roving force of three to five-hundred warriors, Shelby has dispatched a number of thirty-day volunteer rangers to protect an outlying settlement.
June 15, 1789 Delay in Cherokee Arrival, Delayed Treaty Talks Andrew Pickens Headmen Cherokee Engagement with Creeks prompted commissioners to leave French [broad]River without settling treaty with Cherokees. Bad white men said words against Cherokee nation due to their absence at meeting location.
July 9, 1794 Request for Expenses Henry Knox David Henley Expenses in the Southwestern Territory and expeditions to Cherokee Country requested for accounting.
June 15, 1799 Requests Return of Stolen Horses David Henley [not available] Asked Mr. Hilterbrand, who resides in the Cherokee Nation, to request stolen horses to prevent trouble, that there may be peace with White neighbors. If the horses aren't returned, they will stop delivering supplies to the Indians.
February 15, 1799 US Flag for the Cherokee Nation Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter directs that a US flag be given to the Cherokee Nation.
June 26, 1794 Treaty with the Cherokee Nation of Indians Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation [not available] A treaty held in 1794 at Philadelphia with the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokee Nation
January 21, 1795 [Instrument of Ratification: Treaty with the Cherokee Nation] George Washington [not available] Outlines treaty agreement b/w Cherokee Nation and U.S. and gives Presidential seal of approval.
December 18, 1799 Reports Cherokee Accounts, Returns for Aug-Sept David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Will forward account of delivery of Cherokee goods according to the treaty. Has forwarded returns for August and September to the War Department with records of Quartermaster stores.
February 13, 1798 Treaty with the Cherokee Nation of Indians James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson McHenry discusses the proposed negotiations with the Cherokee Nation of Indians respecting the purchase of a tract of land from them and the return of certain citizens to the land from which they have been removed. The Commissioners appointed to hold the treaty have been notified of their appointments.
February 21, 1797 Concerning the preparation of Indian annuities James McHenry John Harris McHenry's response to Harris's request for early attention to be given to packing up the goods necessary for Indian annuities in the present year. McHenry encloses a statement of the sums due, noting that there are reductions for the Chickasaw and Cherokee Nations.