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July 29, 1792 [Enclosure] Observations from Travels to Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations Anthony Forster William Blount Related sentiments of councils held at both Chickasaw and Chocktaw villages in relation to politics, peace, and war between the whites people (U.S) and the Indians. Discussed names, points of view, and events in detail.
July 4, 1795 Supply of Troops and Discussion of Treaty with Great Britain Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Transmitted letter pertaining to family of officer held prisoner by Indian tribe. Enclosed copy of newspaper containing treaty negotiated with British by Mr. Jay. Chickasaw and Chocktaw chiefs arrived at War Office seeking protection from Creek Nation and possibly seeking supplies from U.S. government. Discussed usability of hats provided by military for troops, has submitted for additional...
July 7, 1795 Enclosed Speech to Chickasaws and Chocktaws Timothy Pickering George Washington Cover letter for the draft speech to the Chickasaws and Chocktaws and other representatives that form the Five Upper Towns.
June 30, 1795 Treaty with British Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Cannot transmit treaty b/w British and Mr. Jay due to Senate negotiations on some articles within the treaty, but believes senators that were against its ratification would transmit copies to the newspapers. Noted promotions of several men and the suggestion that rankings be changed.
October 27, 1792 Advised Defensive Action Against Indians Henry Knox Charles Pinckney Discussed tribes of friendly and hostile Indians with locations of settlements. Notified Pinckney that Congress must authorize war, advised preparations for defensive actions against hostile Indians. President advised ammunition should be provided from public arsenal.
April 16, 1800 Cost of Indians Traveling to Seat of Government James McHenry Robert Goodloe Harper Enclosed information regarding Indian relations. Accountant requested information on the travel expenses related to Indians to seats of government. Mentioned increasing the influence of U.S. within Indian land through agents of the government; citing a U.S. presence would decrease the frequency of visits from... Also enclosed letter from several governors regarding rations allocated to...
September 20, 1792 Outcome of Council William Blount Henry Knox Inferred that the reason for so few Chocktaws at council was the influence of Mr. Brassheart, a Spanish sympathizer. Brassheart mislead the Chocktaws, telling them they would be killed if they went to council with United States. Both Chocktaw and Chickasaw nations arrived for council and treaty, goods exchanged and land will be given to U.S.
September 13, 1792 Treaty Violated William Blount Bloody Fellow Admits President failed to meet promises he made to Cherokees by keeping settlers from encroaching on Cherokee land but denied any settlement happened after the treaty was signed. Advised that Bloody Fellow keep Cherokees from entering Cumberland and Blount will keep white settlers from moving farther west. Discussed seizure of horses by Cherokees and rights to ownership. Mentioned talks with...
November 12, 1795 Spanish Treaty with Chickasaw on U.S. Land Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Enclosed a copy of Spanish treaty with Chickasaw Nation allowing them to build a fortification in the south western territory (U.S. territory), believed this was contrary to the Spaniards official position of peace with United States. Enclosed letter and affidavit of Gov. St. Clair that supports aggressive intentions of Spanish. Wayne advised Gov. Manuel Gayose de Lemos to immediately remove...
April 17, 1790 Expedition report from Major John Doughty John Doughty Henry Knox Major Doughty reports on his expedition on Ohio, Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers. Lots of ice on Ohio river made it impossible for Doughty to proceed. He sent men forward on land. Details of rowing upriver during spring flooding and residing with Chickasaws and Kickapoos who showed him "great kindness". Discussed various battles between different Indian tribes. Primary objective of Doughty's...