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January 30, 1799 Cover Letter for the Treaty with the Oneida Nation John Adams United States Senate "I send for your consideration a treaty with the Oneida nation of Indians, made on the first day of June 1798 at their village."
March 23, 1799 Certification of payments; John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments;$1490.11 to John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge.
January 29, 1794 Letter from the Sachems and Warriors of Oneida Nation complaining of the Reverend Samuel Kirkland Sachems and Warriors Oneida Nation Timothy Pickering Communication from the Oneida Sachems and Warriors to Timothy Pickering (addressed as Konnehsut) Board of Commissions. Sachems ask that Pickering hear their voices. They relate that their forefathers lived in ignorance; the people of the great waters extended their charity and sent missionaries among them who proclaim good tidings to their ears. At length was sent Samuel Kirkland and Mr...
April 23, 1798 Request for Commissioner be Appointed to Treaty with Oneida Indians John Jay Timothy Pickering Legislature approved preliminary treaty proposed by Oneida's for sale of Indian land to the United States. Jay requested commission be appointed to finalize treaty with Indian nation.
February 7, 1794 List of articles and clothing for the Oneida Chief James Dean [not available] Dean writes that agreeable to Knox's desire, he requests articles of clothing which would afford a competent supply for the Oneida Chief.
October 23, 1798 Israel Chapin receipt for purpose of defraying expenses for Oneida Nation of Indians [not available] Samuel Lewis Chapin received $800 to defray expenses for building grist mill and church for the Oneida Nation of Indians agreeable to treaty made by Colonel Pickering.
March 5, 1798 Speech to the Oneida Nation on Land Purchase John Jay [not available] Jay promised treaty with President for the purchase of land, with exceptional use of certain areas by the Oneida Indians. Indian families are to be allowed to live on the aforementioned land.
May 3, 1798 New York State Legislature Approved Purchase of Land from Oneidas John Adams United States Senate Adams relayed information from John Jay, Gov. of New York, to Senate - State Legislature approved purchase of land from Oneida Indian Nation, Adams nominated Joseph Hopkinson to be commissioner of the treaty.
August 31, 1795 Balance Due Samuel Lewis Clark William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $61.00 is due Samuel Lewis Clark due him for expenses to and from Oneida County with the sum of five thousand dollars which was distributed among the Oneida and Tuscarora Nations as compensation for their individual losses and services during the late war, and the sum of $300.00 paid to James Dean for erecting a saw mill on the Oneida lands, agreeably to 1st and 2d Articles...
June 27, 1798 Act of Oneida Chiefs on Land Allocation Joseph Hopkinson Sachems and Warriors Oneida Nation Documentation of Oneida chiefs intent for the land ceded to the United States.
1798 Oneida Indians to Sell Land to United States Simeon DeWitt John Jay Egbert Benson, John Taylor; and Simeon De Witt reported that their meeting with the Oneida Indians resulted in the affirmation to sell land to the United States. Conditions of sale include the allowance of Indian families to retain their lands.
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
June 1, 1798 A Treaty with the Oneida Nation of Indians Joseph Hopkinson [not available] A Treaty held with the Oneida nation or tribe of Indians, at their village in the State of New York on June 1st 1798.
May 16, 1795 Payment of Indian claims for Revolution Samuel Lewis [not available] Payment to Oneida and Stockbridge Indians to satisfy claims for services and losses in late Revolution; to James Dean, Westmoreland, near Oneida; to Lewis, for expenses between Oneida, New York and Philadelphia.
February 7, 1794 Settlement of Debts Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Cannot give accurate information on settlement of Commissioners debts. Widow of Oneida Indian Chief, Peter Otsiquette, requested all debts be discharged.
February 26, 1791 Petitions of Several Oneida and Tuscarora Indians Henry Knox [not available] List of names of Indian Chiefs loyal/sincere to United States, followed by a denial of half pay for Indians, with reasoning.
June 1, 1798 Land Allocation Chiefs of the Oneidas Joseph Hopkinson Four Indian Chiefs of the Oneida nation state that the twelve hundred and eighty acres should not be given to Lewis and John Denny. It was specified the land be divided into five equal lots to be granted to Sarah Docksteder, Jacob Docksteder, Cornelius Docksteder, Jan Joost, and Nicholas.
May 30, 1795 Payment for erecting saw mill on Oneida lands New York James Dean [not available] Dean received $300 for erecting a saw mill on Oneida Lands.
May 4, 1792 Appropriations of money to Indian tribes Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Appropriation of monies for the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians.
June 26, 1798 Land Allocation from Treaty with Oneida Tribe Joseph Hopkinson Timothy Pickering Pickering relayed the desires of the Oneida tribe to allocate land to the Northern Missionary Society and Mr. Chapin, superintendent of Indian affairs.
September 4, 1788 Arrival of Captain Zeigler; attack on Lieutenant Peters' detachment Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Captain Zeigler arrived with Cornplanter, Halftown, an Oneida Chief, and several of the Six Nations. A party commanded by Lieutenant Peters was attacked on the Wabash. Ten killed and eight wounded.
October 13, 1796 Extract of a letter from the Secretary of State to the Secretary at War Timothy Pickering James McHenry Letter, describes complaints concerning Oneida blacksmith; advises dismissing blacksmith from Oneida.
February 5, 1799 Certification of payments; Israel Chapin, Agent for Six Nations of Indians for laborers, blacksmiths, gunsmiths, medical assistance William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; Israel Chapin, Agent for Six Nations of Indians for laborers, blacksmiths, gunsmiths, medical assistance for 1798, including construction of a church, and a grist mill for the Oneida Indians
September 14, 1788 Preparations for Indian Treaty; Reports Indian Attack Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Announces Zeigler's arrival, escorted by Cornplanter and Halftown, an Oneida chief, and several of the Six Nations, to arrange the treaty. Describes attack on Lieut. Peters and Major Hamtramck's men with their provisions, with 10 killed and 8 wounded.
July 15, 1791 Appointment of an Indian Agent Good Peter Red Jacket Good Peter discusses the appointment of an Indian agent and the possibility of war.