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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 7, 1795 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Letter, describes Indian land complaint; describes Cayuga Reservation; discusses Cayuga delegation; mentions Western Indians; mentions Wayne's campaign.
August 17, 1791 Disavowal of the Conduct of Said Commissioner Henry Knox George Clinton Knox disavows the ratification by Commissioner Pickering of a lease of lands belonging to the Cayuga Indians to John Richardson and the certification of an assignment of the lands of the Seneca Indians to the daughters of Ebenezer Allen.
February 7, 1794 Council proceedings at Buffalo Creek Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Proceedings of a council holden at Buffalo Creek. Present at the proceedings were leaders of the Mohawk, Cayuga, Oneida, Delaware and Tuscarora nations of Indians. Also present were several individuals representing the United States and Upper Canada. The boundary line was a source of dispute.
[not available] Speech to the Chiefs Sachems and Warriors at Buffalo Creek Israel Chapin Jr Chiefs, Sachems and Warriors at Buffaloe Creek Mr. Parrish is at Cayuga. Chapin had sent a speech by Mr. Ransome to the Seneca along with whiskey to commemorate the death of Fish Carrier. Chapin wants to arrange a time and place to meet the Indians to distribute clothing as well as pass along the money owed them by Mr. Phelps. The Company making a settlement on Lake Erie will arrive soon, they are to meet with the Indians.
August 16, 1792 Indian Relations Henry Knox George Washington Questions accuracy of intelligence on prisoners, will transmit all reports from Wilkinson and Putnam to Anthony Wayne. Hostile Indians to concede to peace treaty with United States. Affairs in Southwestern quarter are "ill" based on letter from Campbell. Speech of Fish Carrier, chief of Cayuga nation, enclosed.
July 31, 1795 Chapin discusses state and federal authority to treat with Indians with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Letter, informs re unauthorised treaty; discusses New York purchase of Cayuga & Onandaga reservations; discusses State rights and Federal Governement; informs re land sales.
November 17, 1792 Cost Estimate of Providing Goods to the Six Nations War Department [not available] Document, describes goods for Six Nations; describes annuity; discusses Indian castles; estimates Indian population by village.
February 9, 1794 Proceedings of a Council holden John Stagg Unknown Recipient Speeches by General Israel Chapin, Red Jacket, and Major Littlehales regarding gifts, boundary lines, and council fires to discuss proposals of the President of United States.
April 1792 Reply from Five Nations on the death of a young man [possibly Farmer's Brother's Son; and attending conference at the seat of government in Philadelphia Headmen Five Nations [not available] Appears to be a response from the headmen of Five Nations to Colonel Timothy Pickering's invitation to attend conference at seat of government in Philadelphia. The document opens with a reference to a death and ensuing grief. This could be a reference to Colonel Pickering's speech mourning the death of Farmer's Brother's son. Minds were suddenly crushed; a youth was cut down. Drowned in tears...
July 16, 1791 Entirely Satisfied with the Bargain Timothy Pickering [not available] In this certicate, Pickering attests to the acquiescence of the Six Nations of Indians to the bargain completed by Oliver Phelps in which the Indians surrendered land in exchange for five thousand dollars and an annuity of five hundred dollars.
August 16, 1791 Inducements to ratify Indian treaty Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Report describing what is necessary to induce the Indians to ratify certain provisions of a recent treaty.
September 4, 1796 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, discusses Indian murdered at Venango; discusses legal precedent for murdered Indian; discusses preemption rights of State of New York; discusses state rights and the Federal government; discusses Indian welfare; describes increase in Indian murder rate; describes dependance on annuities; describes account of murder.
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.
December 28, 1788 Speech Regarding Land Disputes Major General Richard Butler [not available] Butlers speech addressed Indians of North Western territory regarding land disputes and settlement of boundary between the U.S. and the Six Nations. Recounted past treaties. Butler notified the Six Nations that they would have to settle their disputes with the Governor because his term as Superintendent of Indian Affairs expired.
May 25, 1789 Presented before Congress, the Treaty of Fort Harmar George Washington United States Senate Treaties between United States and several nations [Six Nations, Wyandots, and others] of Indians have been negotiated and signed. Washington lays these treaties before congress for consideration and advice, by the hands of General Knox. Discussed new boundary line (with details) b/w U.S. land and that held by Six Nations.
September 15, 1796 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, informs re Indian annuities; mentions compensation for Indian murder.
March 10, 1795 Israel Chapin Jr. discusses Indian affairs since the death of General Chapin Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Letter, informs Pickering of General Israel Chapin's death; alludes to Treaty of Greenville; discusses Indian life; asks for advice handling Indian applications; discusses Treaty enforcement.
July 17, 1792 Indian Affairs in the Northwest & Prospects for Peace General Israel Chapin Henry Knox Chapin discusses Indian affairs in the northwest and the prospects for peace with sundry tribes.
February 14, 1792 Macomb discusses Indian affairs with Knox Alexander Macomb Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indians and Indian warfare; discusses treaty with Great Britain; mentions St. Clair's campaign and Harmar's expedition.
June 29, 1795 Land Claims and Other Matters 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.
June 2, 1789 Grievances from the Five Nations to Congress Chiefs and Warriors of the Five Nations George Washington The Five Nations address grievances pertaining to land sales to Congress.
October 22, 1784 Treaty of Fort Stanwix with Six Nations Oliver Wolcott, Jr. [not available] Treaty of peace between the United States and Six Nations. Promises return of hostages. Describes boundary lines and possession of land. Promises supply of goods to the Six Nations for their use and comfort. alludes to Revolutionary War.
February 13, 1792 Disposition of the Indians in This Quarter Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Reverend Kirkland reports on sundry councils with representatives of the western tribes and assesses the prospects for peace or war on the frontier.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665