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August 15, 1795 Information for Serving as Indian Commissioner; News of President's Ratification of [Jay] Treaty Timothy Pickering Jeremiah Wadsworth Acknowledges receipt of Wadsworth's letter accepting position as commissioner for treaty with the St. Regis [Iroquois] Indians. Has asked New York Governor Jay for the particulars on when the treaty will be commenced, and when the other commissioners will be at Albany -- he will inform Wadsworth of these specifics once they are known. Says chief reason for writing is that "the great question is...
March 10, 1794 Expenses on Indian treaties and presents Henry Knox Unknown Recipient A statement of the gross sum of money which was expended by the United States in making the Creek treaty of New York, in August 1790. Includes presents which have been made to the Creek and Cherokee Indians since the said treaty, along with annual allowances. Expenses of the Creek treaty add up to $20,583. The presents made since the treaty add up to $22,279 for the Creeks and $18,217 to the...
August 20, 1790 Regarding Treaty of New York between Creeks and United States Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair President Washington transmits copy of Treaty of New York to Georgia Governor. Asks for faithful execution of the Treaty by both parties. Discusses that land claimed by Georgia was never clearly established. Discusses Treaty of Galphinton and land lying eastward of the forks of Oconee and Oakmulgee to St. Mary's River and between the temporary line and the old line from the Altamaha to the St...
September 10, 1795 Official Statement of Situation Between St. Regis [Iroquois] Indians & New York, Affirmation of Wadsworth as U.S. Commissioner, & Law Under Which the Treaty is to Be Made Timothy Pickering Jeremiah Wadsworth Certificate of commissioner. Describes treaty situation -- the President has determined to hold a treaty with the St. Regis & other Indians claiming lands in northern New York, to allow negotiations between the Indians and the state to determine compensation for those lands -- and notifies any reader of Wadsworth's official appointment to hold this treaty, as commissioner. States that the...
July 3, 1795 Pickering discusses state and federal authority to treat with Indians with Chapin Timothy Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Letter, directs Chapin re proposed New York treaty; discusses State rights and Federal Government; informs re opinion of Attorney General; discusses conduct of New York commissioner; mentions New York legislature.
April 16, 1795 Hopes for Permission to Pursue Treaty with Indians George Mathews Timothy Pickering Discussed outcome of treaty with Creek Indians. Treaty would destroy Creek Nations claim to land between Oconee and Oakmulgee which Matthews feels is a good outcome with the hope the General government will assist the State in enforcing the outcome. Mentioned how Creek did not comply with Treaty of New York. Hopes to obtain Presidents permission to pursue land treaty.
1784 Report that Peter Schuyler & Peter Rightman Will Not Be Allowed to Attend Treaty at Fort Stanwix Unknown Author [not available] Memoranda from an unknow origin that discusses the tension between U.S. Indian Commissioners and New York state Indian Commissioners. Formal direction for Peter Schuyler from Mr. Campbell, through the New York Governor, concerning the forthcoming treaty at Fort Stanwix. Both Schuyler and his translator, Peter Rightman, are denied attendance due to their previous distasteful behavior and offering...
March 10, 1794 Expenses on Indian treaties and presents Henry Knox Frederick A Muhlenberg The Secretary at War reports to the Speaker of the House of Representatives a statement of the gross sum of money which was expended in the year 1790, in making the Creek treaty of New York. Includes the amount of presents made to the Creek and Cherokee nations since the said treaty. All in all the sum adds up to just over $60,000.
October 9, 1792 Indian Land Rights; Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove Deterred Seagrove from listening to Bowles. Discussed boundary line, and hostilities of Indians. Treaty of New York and Spanish interests veted with Governor of Louisiana. Land rights of several Indian Nations discussed. Requested provisions due to poor harvest.
March 2, 1797 Nomination of Isaac Smith to Commissioner of Treaty with Seneca Nation George Washington United States Senate Washington nominated Isaac Smith to be a commissioner for the negotiation of a treaty between the Seneca Nation of Indians, Massachusetts, and New York.
August 26, 1795 Pickering asks Chapin to inform the Oneidas of U.S. law Timothy Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Letter, discusses New York treaty with Oneidas; discusses conduct of New York commissioners; alludes to State rights and Federal Government.
January 18, 1797 Enclosed Copy of Ratification James McHenry John Jay Senate ratification of treaty between New York and the Seven Nations of Canada.
June 24, 1795 [The Creeks] Appointment of Commisioners George Washington United States Senate Pacific disposition of Creeks led Washington to accede to the request of the State of Georgia to hold treaty on land rights. Treaty will be guided by the agreements made in the Treaty of New York, and half of the costs associated with the Treaty in Georgia will be assumed by the state. Nominations for commissioners included.
June 25, 1794 Includes Invoice for Order from Israel Chapin, Treaty of 1793 Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses invoice for goods for Israel Chapin's order as per the Treaty of 1793. The blankets were not procured in New York, but must come from Philadelphia.
December 6, 1797 Jeremiah Wadsworth Appointment for Land Purchase from Seneca Nation John Adams United States Senate Adams informed Senate of treaty executed by Wadsworth on behalf of United States between U.S. and the Seneca Nation. Treaty purchased title to land in Massachusetts which was actually situated within New York. Adams requested expedient ratification of treaty.
May 5, 1796 Continued Commission & Instructions for Resolution of Seven Nations of Canada Land Dispute James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Official certificate granting Wadsworth continuing position as Indian commissioner for the Iroquois-New York land dispute. States that the sole object of the treaty is to allow the Indian claim to the land to be extinguished by purchase, and to conclude such a treaty with such candor that there can never be further complaint or confusion on the part of the Indians. Says that all expenses and...
January 29, 1795 Message to the Senate and the House of Representatives George Washington [not available] Cover letter for letter from Secretary of War and an extract of memo from J. Seagrove. Both documents pertain to Indian Affairs. The letter itself deals with getting Indians to comply with the Treaty of New York.
May 31, 1799 Treaty with the Seven Nations Daniel Hale [not available] A treaty made at New York with the nations or tribes of Indians known as the Seven Nations.
September 29, 1795 Draft of Speech by Wadsworth to the Seven Nations of Canada at a Treaty Negotiation Regarding Land Claims in New York Jeremiah Wadsworth [not available] Professes to answer the Indians' speech of the previous day; reiterates that the purpose of the meeting is to delineate which lands the Indians are claiming, that they may be paid for by New York. After a crossed-out section, states that he is not replying to some statements of the Indian leaders because he is not authorized to negotiate for anything beyond the purpose stated above. Following...
September 1, 1795 Informations & Advice for Representing United States in Upcoming Treaty With St. Regis [Iroquois] Indians Timothy Pickering Jeremiah Wadsworth Relays some information received from Governor Jay of New York concerning the upcoming treaty negotiations with the St. Regis [Iroquois] Indians, namely the date (September 18) and the location (Fort George, south of Lake George). Pickering admits he has not been informed of the identity of the New York state commissioners. Refers to an enclosed extract [not included] which gives all information...
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.
July 4, 1798 Demand for Goods, Indians to be Present at Treaty David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Mentions receipt of goods and that three to four thousand Indians will attend the treaty.
August 15, 1795 Treaty with Great Britain Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Ratification of treaty with Great Britain was postponed unexpectedly but Mr. Hammond recently made a "memorial" stating the Presidents decision to ratify the treaty agreeable to the Senate and that Mr. Hammond will convey the news to England. Only problem with treaty was suspension of trade with British West India Islands. Hopes the ratification of the treaty will positively influence treaty...
January 18, 1789 Report on the Treaty of Fort Harmar Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Reports that the business related to the Treaty of Fort Harmar has finished. They have renewed their former engagements; that is the Six Nations, Wyandots, Chippewas, Delawares, Pottawatamies, and Sacs. They seem well satisfied. States that one good consequence is that the confederacy is broken and Joseph Brant has lost his influence. River is presently frozen and communications by water cut off....
May 3, 1798 Official Statement on the Ceeded Land given to the Creek Indian Nation Multiple Authors House of Representatives Report from Pinckney on the land given to the Creek Indian Nation in treaty held at Shoulderbone and treaty in New York between Creeks and the United States. Compensation is owed the State of Georgia for the ceded land.