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July 9, 1793 Answer of the Commissioners to Captain Brandt's Speech Benjamin Lincoln Joseph Brandt Answer of the Commisioners of the United States to the speech delivered yesterday by Captain Brandt in behalf of the Western Indians.
April 25, 1792 Accompanying Captain Brandt to Philadelphia Henry Knox Deodat Allen Knox asks Doctor Deodat Allen if he will accompany Joseph Brandt to Philadelphia if General Chapin is unable to perform the task.
April 12, 1791 Indian Wars Henry Knox George Clinton Knox informs Governor Clinton that it seems likely that the Indian tribes northwest of the Ohio will unite against the United States. The President wants to avoid a war with the Indians, and the Government is trying to find ways to prevent full war. One step is to meet with the Six Nations, who might easily become enemies. Colonel Pickering has been requested to invite the Six Nations to a...
April 23, 1792 Visit of Captain Brandt to Philadelphia Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Knox expresses regret to Indian chief Captain Joseph Brandt that his visit to Philadelphia had to be postponed but assures him that he will be just as wecome as if he had arrived at the appointed time.
June 16, 1791 Brandt's Mission of Peace, Etc. Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the status of sundry troops and supplies as well as the mission of Joseph Brandt to be establish peace between the Western Indians and the United States.
June 27, 1792 Ticklish About the Reservation Henry Knox George Clinton Captain Brandt wants his friend the Fish Carrier to be satisfied with the Cayugas' reservation.
February 25, 1792 Letter Citation Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Cited in Brandt to Knox, 03/27/1792.
June 13, 1791 Brandt Endeavors to Make Peace, Etc. Henry Knox Timothy Pickering Knox reports on Joseph Brandt's peace mission to the Western Indians which appears to be supported by the British. It seems that the Six Nations will remain neutral and may even provide warrors for the campaign. The Cornplanter remains a close ally.
January 19, 1789 On the convening of congress; reference to Brant and his Mohawks Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports that still there is no congress, although it is expected to convene 1 February. Hopes for favorable intelligence. Has learned that most of the tribes except Brandt [Mohawk leader Joseph Brant] and his Mohawks, are with him.
June 27, 1792 Conditions of U.S. Treaty with Six Nations Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Formal invitation to Brandt to sit on General Council as Chief of Six Nations. Document explains the U.S. stance on hostile Indians, hopes Brandt will convey sentiments to Indians.
1794 Indians in Canada and the Northwest Anthony Wayne Henry Knox General Wayne reports that Lieutenant Governor John Graves Simcoe of Upper Canada has arrived with Colonel McKee and Captain Brandt at Fort Miami, at the foot of the Rapids. Brandt reportedly had 100 Indians with him, including Mohawks.
October 27, 1794 Speeches from the Indian Chiefs of the Three Nations Expressing Solidarity with Brandt Chiefs of the Three Nations Joseph Brandt Expresses the sorrow of Three Nations Indian Chiefs at the departure of "Col. Brandt," expressing friendship and solidarity with him, and pledging to follow his guidance. Chiefs sign the document by writing the name of their tribe and drawing animal symbols.
June 16, 1797 Letter from Chief Joseph Brandt Captain Joseph Brant [not available] Letter, mentions French efforts to turn Indians against British and Americans.
June 29, 1797 Letter from the Indian Superintendent [not available] James McHenry Letter, discusses Chief Joseph Brandt
March 27, 1792 Authority from the Western Nations to Act on Their Behalf Joseph Brandt Henry Knox Indian leader Joseph Brandt tells Knox that he is honored to have been invited to discuss Indian grievances with the United States government but first must dispatch messengers to get authority from the Western [Indian] nations to act on their behalf.
June 9, 1791 Preparations for the Coming Campaign Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox reports on the preparations for the imminent campaign against the western Indians, including the deployment of troops, the availability of supplies, and the peace mission of Joseph Brandt.
October 10, 1793 No Further Claims are to be Admitted Joseph Brandt Six Nations of Indians Mohawk leader Joseph Brandt addresses the Council at Buffalo Creek and observes that the council at Niagara seemed to be headed toward peace until messengers from the Creek Nation arrived with charges that white people were encroaching on the land of the Confederacy. Brandt recommends that the lands already settled by whites be surrendered with the understanding that no further claims are to be...
July 5, 1793 Commissioner's Notes on Treaty Proceedings Commissioners of the United States [not available] Before arrival of commissioners at the council house from Navy Hall, while waiting for them, Captain Brandt spoke. He noted that it was agreed at the Rapids [of Miami River] that Indians should come and meet the commissioners in their father's presence, presumably John Graves Simcoe. Thanks to Great Spirit for making meeting possible. Mentions an inclination to do what is right and just. Makes...
July 26, 1792 Discussions of Peace and Land Rights Joseph Brandt Henry Knox Intelligence on the murder of Maj. Trueman by an Indian boy arrived. Discussed possible routes attributes and drawbacks to transmit information. Land rights of United States and Indians discussed as issue U.S. cannot win. Brandt plans to travel to settle peace with Indians.
July 27, 1789 Cost of Transportation Between Posts Captain Joseph Brant Gilles Fondie A list of payments for transportation of articles between posts.
September 3, 1793 Failure to Secure Peace With Northwest Indians; Discussion of Militia Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Informs Wayne that the Indian commissioners have failed to establish peace with the Indians north of the Ohio. Describes the commissioners' travels to safety, and lists the tries most disposed for war. Mentions that "Captain Brandt," his Mohawks, and the Five Nations seem to have tried to convince the other Indians to accept peace. Discusses Wayne's jurisdiction over militia in Virginia and...
April 21, 1794 Reply of the Six Nations of Indians Six Nations of Indians Henry Knox Reply of the Six Nations of Indians assembled in Council at Buffalo Creek on the 21st of April 1794 to a speech from General Knox, Secretary of War. The speech was delivered by General Chapin as interpreted by Jasper Parrish, one of the Interpreters of the United States.
July 7, 1793 Response of Commissioners and Captain Brandt to Indian Speech of 07/07/1793 Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Indians Northwest of Ohio River Regrets to hear reports of war, only peace intended by United States. Commissioners have authority from their government to negotiate.
February 25, 1792 Invitation by President to Visit Philadelphia Henry Knox Joseph Brandt Reiteration of invitation to visit Philadelphia to discuss welfare of Indians.
May 11, 1791 Indian Relations Henry Knox George Clinton Indian relations and peace keeping efforts.