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July 31, 1793 Speech of the Commissioners of the United States Commissioners of the United States Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Speech of the Commissioners of the United States to the Deputies of the Confederate Nations assembled at the Rapids of the Miami River. Mention disputes over the boundary lines, along with past treaties. Commissioners of the United States include Benjamin Lincoln, Beverly Randolph, and Timothy Pickering.
May 5, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Randolph, 06/11/1791.
January 3, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Randolph, 01/24/1791.
January 7, 1791 Letter Citation Beverley Randolph Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Randolph, 01/24/1791.
May 27, 1793 Commissioners Advise No Movement, Lest Indians Interpret it as Hostile Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Henry Knox Peace commissioners advise Knox that Wayne should not undertake any movement, lest it provoke the Indians.
February 8, 1793 Journal of Commissioners of United States appointed to hold treaty at Sandusky for purpose of making peace with Western Indians Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Journal of the commissioners of the United States appointed to hold a treaty at Sandusky for the purpose of making peace with the Western Indians. Commissioners: Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts; Beverly Randolph, Virginia; Timothy Pickering, Pennsylvania. Two commissions outlined. First gives the commissioners full power to confer, conclude and sign with such persons of Indian nations a treaty of...
July 21, 1793 Meeting with the Council of the Indians Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee The Commissioners inform McKee that they have arrived at the Detroit River and are ready to move to Sandusky in preparation for their meeting with the nations of Indians at the rapids of the Miami. They ask him to expedite the Council of the Indians so that they meet with them without further delay. They hope to arrive at Sandusky at the same time as the Indians.
July 27, 1792 Subversive role of Spaniards and Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove George Washington Letter from the Indian Agent in the Southern Department, to President Washington. Provides information regarding actions of Spaniards, which confirms Seagrove's opinion that they act to do injury to United States and that General McGillivray has verified Seagrove's predictions of him. Expresses opinion that Spaniards wish to involve United States in war with four Southern Nations of Indians....
April 28, 1793 Recovering Three Captured Negro Men Thomas Jefferson Beverley Randolph Jefferson discusses three Negro men that have been captured by Indians and whether or not they can be recovered. He observes that it is not a question of whether they are slave or free but whether they shall remain among the savages or in the country of their birth or connections. Mr. Innes is willing to meet any reasonable expense that will attend their recovery.
July 24, 1801 Men He Would Like to Keep On from Various Companies Samuel Vance James Wilkinson Discusses a trip home to see his family; troublesome soldiers; some men from various companies he would like to keep on.
May 2, 1793 Separation of Military and Civil Authority Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Inquiry into William Preston's interference with Congressional representative election. Requests additional details to be taken under oath.
March 10, 1791 Authorization to Call Up Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph President authorized use of militia for protection of Virginia frontier from hostile Indians. Details on employment, rations, etc.
July 28, 1790 Further Protection Offered to Russell County, Virginia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Extract of letter from Henry Knox authorizingVirginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, to organize militia for the purpose of protecting Russell County from Indian hostilities.
March 28, 1791 Assembly of troops to combat Northwest Indians Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Three thousand levies are to be assembled in July for offensive expedition against Indians. Until that time, troops will be used to protect the frontier. Provides details on how the levies should be used.
May 27, 1793 Request for White Wampum Timothy Pickering Henry Knox On behalf of commissioners, Pickering laments that the white wampum has not arrived from New York or Albany. Therefore, ask Major Craig's help in obtaining a quantity, not exceeding 80,000.
March 2, 1793 Commissioners Appointed to Deal With Indians; Howitzers to Be Sent Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Upon approval of the President, the howitzers requested by Wayne will be provided. The President has appointed three Commissioners to negotiate with the Indians.
September 9, 1790 Request to Forward Letter Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request to forward enclosed letter to Governor Blount.
December 29, 1788 Request for Information on the Militia Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Requested information on Virginia militia in response to the recently passed act of Congress.
August 22, 1791 Military Report from Danville John Brown General William Irvine General Wilkinson has enjoyed some success in destroying two Indian towns but General St. Clair is struggling to secure the aid of the Kentucky militia who are averse to cooperating with the regular army.
August 14, 1793 Speech to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Indian Nations Commissioners of the United States Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Speech to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Indian Nations assembled at the foot of the Rapids of the Miami River respecting how the United States could not make the Ohio River the boundary line between the Indian Nations and the United States.
January 14, 1791 Land Promised the Men of the Virginia Line Henry Knox George Washington Knox references Resolves of the Legislature of Virginia regarding land promised to the officers and soldiers of the Virginia Line of the Continental Army. These resolves should be placed before the Congress of the United States.
March 14, 1791 Enclosed Letter from President Regarding Protection of Frontier Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Letter addresses County Lieutenants ability to maintain authority over rangers called into service for the protection of the frontier. Details on locations and names.
August 14, 1793 Prolonged Negotiations with Six Nations Benjamin Lincoln Robert McKee Commissioners enclose copy of speech to Six Nations proposing peace, no reply from Indians. Commissioners fear a closing of negotiations prior to completion of treaty due to prolonged waiting for reply from Indians.
September 30, 1791 Militia for the Approaching Campaign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox tells St. Clair that he has asked the Governor of Virginia to instruct the county lieutenants of Kentucky to provide militia for the approaching campaign.
July 15, 1793 Indian Land Treaty of 1783 Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] Ownership of land near Great Lakes is erroneous. United States gained the right to claim land through the grant of the King of England, but the Indian Nations decided to revoke that right to claim.