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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1791 Speech to the Northwestern Indians Major General Richard Butler Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
February 3, 1798 Replacing a Broken Musket for McRea's Marines James McHenry John Harris McHenry requests that Harris provide a musket for Lieutenant McRea's Marines to replace one that was accidentally broken on the frigate "United States" and has been turned in for repairs.
November 1794 A Broken Down Carriage & Other Miseries James Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones bemoans the need to leave the hired horses in Lancaster because of their unsuitablity for the journey which he must undertake. The horses detained him for six hours on the road from Philadelphia when they refused to pull the broken down carriage.Mr. Slough is providing a new apparatus for the journey but the Secretary of State should be notified of his new arrangements and the necessary...
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to Fine Bones, Chief of the Broken Arrow James Seagrove Fine Bones Seagrove acknowledges receipt of talks brought by John Galphin. He assures Fine Bones of his commitment to keep the path clear between Fine Bones' people and the United States. He notes that the future happiness depends on friendship with the United States. Seagrove reminds Fine Bones that he will meet with him on 1 May 1793 at Cussetah. Here he will hear his talks. He advices Fine Bones not to...
September 29, 1794 Indian conflict in Georgia Constant Freeman Henry Knox Letter from the Indian agent to the Creek Nation in Georgia, regarding Governor George Mathew's proclamation against General Elijah Clarke, who illegally ordered a massacre of Indians on the frontier.
March 9, 1798 Unfavorable to a Continuance of the Blessings of Peace, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, mentions Indian goods for Cherokee Treaty; discusses accounts; alludes to Congress; discusses threats to the state of peace.
May 16, 1793 Aftermath of Incident at Traders Hill St Mary's Creek Chiefs [not available] Cussetahs pledge continued friendship. Because so many whites have been killed, do not see that they can influence matters any longer. Ask that the U.S. give a drubbing and burning to the perpetrators listed as Cowetas, Broken Arrow, Uchees, Usichees, Tallasse. Chiefs ask that Cussetah town and people be spared. Proceeded to give directions on how best to go after the Cowetas, while sparing...
January 2, 1794 Accounts of Ensign Lowther Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Howell discusses the account of Lowther about which it was mistakenly believed that he had broken his parole and therefore justice was not done to him.
May 17, 1786 Damaged Pay Certificates Joseph Howell William McKennan The author refuses the request of a soldier to replace damaged Certificates because the fragments provided are in such poor condition that they cannot be matched with the appropriate records. The Commissioner of Army Accounts even made the effort to show the fragments to the Board of Treasury who also is of the opinion that the Certificates cannot legitimately be replaced.
December 26, 1793 Unbroken Crockery Jonathan Cass Samuel Hodgdon Cass praises the bearer, Mr. Hamilton, for delivering his crockery with only one saucer and one plate broken. Based on this performance, he recommends Hamilton to Hodgdon for future employment.
February 3, 1798 Replacement Musket for McRea's Marines James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver a musket to Lieutenant McRea' s Marines on board the frigate "United States" to replace one that was broken by accident and returned to be repaired.
May 19, 1797 Doctor Scandella Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Mentioned arrival of Doctor Scandella, notable scientist, who will replace Doc. Brown who is detained in Canada with a broken leg. Orders to sell pack horse transporting receipts enclosed.
November 23, 1794 Horses Left by Colonel Jones Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough discusses the disposition of the broken down horses left by Colonel Jones who needed to replace them to continue his journey.
June 28, 1793 Mr. Hodges' Bellyache Joseph Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard laments his many disappointments with Mr. Ball's friends and Mr. Hodges' bellyache.
August 12, 1791 Report from the Frontier Campaign Major General Richard Butler Arthur St. Clair General Roberts reports on the events taking place near Wheeling as he makes preparations for the campaign to defend the frontier.
August 6, 1791 A letter expressing displeasure with a divisive force placed by Butler in the Seneca Nation Chief of the Seneca Nation Half Town Major General Richard Butler The Seneca chiefs were told Dr. Barlgh(?), the Frenchman, had great authority from Butler, but this was a lie that has been found out. To them, he was acting as a dividing force, and the chiefs tell Butler that as long as he stays away from the tribes, they can act as a cohesive body. The chiefs make fairly clear threats that Barlgh is only safe under Butlerís protection, and to leave it would...
July 2, 1793 Events with Lower Creeks, Coweta, Broken Arrow, Usuchees and Chehaws Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Letter to Seagrove, delivered by Mr Townsend. Reports on meeting held at Tuckabatchee. Upper Creeks agreed to cease hostilities on Georgia and give up property. Cowetas, Broken Arrow, Ussuchees, Chehaws have declined from what they agreed to at the meeting; will not give up property. General Twiggs, Georgia Militia gave talk to Cussetah. Bernard says Twiggs has for most part, been prudent in his...
May 22, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons George Davis Simmons informs Davis to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
1794 Potential war with Indians James Jordan Henry Gaither James Jordan writes Lieutenant Colonel commandant Henry Gaither that William Gray is spreading falsehoods about the likelihood of Indians going to war, and that his earlier letter expressing anxiety of this was therefore mistaken.
October 18, 1793 Letter from Timothy Barnard [Bernard] to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, reporting on favorable prospects for peace Timothy Barnard [Bernard] James Seagrove Barnard [Bernard] remains ill and can hardly collect his sentiments on paper. Reports that the Warrior King of the Cussetahs returned from meeting with upper Creeks; all towns in that quarter want peace. To demonstrate sincerity, White Lieutenant and other leaders will join Warrior King to Oakmulges to conduct Seagrove into the nation. White Lieutenant asks Seagrove to bring the women and...
1791 Copy of a Speech from Major General Butler to the Five Nations. Major General Richard Butler [not available] War Captains Broken Twig and Big Tree want to return to the Five Nations and advise them to consider about the speech by the Governor of the Western Territory. After years of working as Superintendent of Indian Affairs and helping to establish boundary lines and trade, Butler is distressed that the Nations are talking about war. The United States stands by its assertion to protect the Five...
March 9, 1798 Transportation of Indian Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Glad to hear Hamilton arrived safely with Indian goods and that the General doesn't require payment for broken glasses. Articles Craig requested will be forwarded shortly.
January 9, 1789 Copy of Articles between the Chiefs of the Six Nations of Indians and the Commissioners of Pennsylvania [not available] Chiefs Six Nations Article one states that when articles are signed, said chiefs will execute deed of conveyance to State of Pennsylvania. Article two outlines the boundary lines and states that chiefs will acknowledge soil to be vested to State of Pennsylvania. Article three gives state of Pennsylvania permission to conduct surveys. Article four gives free navigation of rivers to people of State. Article five...
February 8, 1796 Documents Stolen N. Rochester Samuel Hodgdon Saddle bags of courier were broken into, and bills stolen. Advises suspending payment of bills in order to foil "villains" who stole bills during transport.
1794 Peace with Northwest Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Report of the articles agreed upon by General Anthony Wayne and the sachems and war chiefs of the Chippewas, Pattawatamies, Sacs, and Miamies. It has been agreed that a "permanent peace" be accomplished, with a cessation of all hostilities. The United States will retaliate if the peace is broken.