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July 31, 1794 Equipage for the Chickasaw Chiefs Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] Hodgdon is asked to pack up [?] to be transported to the Chickasaw Chiefs.
November 15, 1798 Horses delivered to Chickasaw chiefs David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Encloses the register of five horses delivered to Chickasaw chiefs. Adds that he has no invoice of the public clothing for Colonel Butler, requesting that it be sent immediately.
July 11, 1799 Complaint Against the Chickasaw Chiefs of the Shawnees Arthur St. Clair The Chiefs of the Shawnee complain to St. Clair about the behavior of the Chickasaw. They claim that the Chickasaw are breaking the peace and troubling the Shawnee chiefs, women, and children. They ask St. Clair to defend them and stop any possible mischief.
July 11, 1794 Speech to the Chickasaw Indians Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits a draft of a speech to the chiefs and warriors of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. The speech starts out by expressing gratitude in the Chickasaws joining with the U.S. Army in combating the "hostile tribes northwest of the Ohio," who allegedly had been "deaf to the voice of reason and peace."
July 11, 1794 Draft of a Speech to the Chickasaw Indians Henry Knox Chickasaw Nation of Indians Draft of a speech to the chiefs and warriors of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. The speech starts out by expressing gratitude in the Chickasaws joining with the U.S. Army in combating the "hostile tribes northwest of the Ohio," who allegedly had been "deaf to the voice of reason and peace." Concludes by stating that any Chickasaw individual who would like to learn to read, write, and manage a...
November 24, 1796 Request for Marking of Boundary Between White & Indian Lands Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry The chiefs of the Chickasaw have assembled to receive word from the president of the United States, as directed. They also express worry over settlers building up on their borders. To prevent encroachment, they ask that the president have the previously established boundary well-marked, to make it clear to white immigrants in the region.
May 9, 1795 Indian Goods Timothy Pickering General James Robertson Quoted speech made by the Sec. of War to Chickasaw chiefs in Philadelphia regarding Indian goods given to promote/negotiate lasting peace.
May 9, 1795 Furnishing supplies to the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering, interim Secretary of War, reports that Mr. A. Foster can furnish supplies to the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes at a cheaper rate for the government. President Washington promised to provide supplies to Chickasaw chiefs when they visited Philadelphia, worth $3000 in goods. If Hamilton approves of giving Foster the exclusive right to furnish the supplies, the purchasing agent (Mr....
August 19, 1790 Comments on Western Border Incidents Arthur Campbell Henry Knox Appears to address various situations on the western boundary of the U.S., from Georgia to Detroit.
November 16, 1798 Purchase of a horse for a Chickasaw chief David Henley Samuel Hodgdon The Agent for the War Department at Knoxville, Tennessee bought a horse costing $45 for a Chickasaw chief setting off that evening.
December 1796 Secretary of War McHenry to Chickasaw Chiefs on Boundary Disputes and Presents James McHenry [not available] Representatives of the Chickasaw nation who have traveled to Philadelphia are reassured about the efforts of their "Father" (the President, George Washington) to see to their interests amid a boundary dispute between the U.S. and Spain. Also refers to adjudication of land/property disputes between the Chickasaws and various individuals and the state of South Carolina. Directs the Chickasaws to...
November 24, 1796 Questions about Indian Talks and Boundaries Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Request information about previous talks with principal chiefs. Questions boundaries in Cumberland.
February 13, 1793 Proposed War with the Creeks Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation General Robertson The Chickasaw chiefs blame the Creeks for the violence in the southwest and ask for the guns, ammunition, supplies, and food to go to war with them.
December 9, 1796 Intelligence report on Chief Red Pole and the Chickasaws James McHenry [not available] Intelligence report on Chief Red Pole and Chickasaws.
February 17, 1792 Affection for the Chickasaw Nation Henry Knox Chickasaw Nation of Indians Knox assures the Chickasaws of the affection of President Washington for the Chickasaw Nation and enlists their aid as allies in the campaign against the northern Indians.
December 19, 1796 The President's Response to Chickasaw Concerns Over Boundaries, Garrisons, and Various Issues James McHenry Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation McHenry transmits the president's thoughts about the concerns expressed by the Indians in the conference of November 24, 1796. He says the president will do what he can to prevent white encroachment, including running the official boundary line. Tells of the treaty between Spain and the U.S. which is re-drawing the U.S. boundary with the Spanish possessions in the Southwest, says that there is...
December 15, 1796 Protest Against U.S. Encroachment of Territory at Chickasaw Bluffs Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Chickasaw delegation continues to protest the U.S. plans to install a garrison at Chickasaw Bluffs after the Spanish garrison is evacuated from that place. Submits documentation that proves U.S. promises regarding Chickasaw land, and asks if the Indians are now being trifled with in disregard for these promises. Says they desire the continued goodwill of the U.S. and a reaffirmation from the...
March 13, 1793 Letter Citation Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation William Blount Cited in Blount to Knox, 03/23/1793.
March 30, 1797 Delivery of annuities to the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry John Harris Requests the delivery of annuities to Samuel Hodgdon for transportation to the Chickasaw Nation.
July 12, 1795 Spanish at Chickasaw Bluff William Glover General James Robertson Extract of letter from William Glover to General James Robertson concerning the Spanish Governor erecting a fort in the Chickasaw region.
October 22, 1797 Causes of the Delay in the Chief's Arrival, Etc. Isaac Guion James McHenry Among other matters, Captain Guion discusses the delay of the chiefs in arriving at Fort Adams to receive their annuities. The delay is due to several causes including Piamingo's having to stay at home to defend his town against the Creek Indians who, it was reported, were planning an attack on the Chickasaws.
July 24, 1797 Presents for the Chickasaws, Etc. Unknown Author James McHenry Among a number of matters, the author discusses the distribution of presents to the Chickasaws at Chickasaw Bluffs. He apologizes for his late communication which is due to a violent intermittent which has attacked him and affected to such an extent that he is barely able to hold his pen.
September 22, 1797 Regarding the Spanish presence at Chickasaw Bluff James McHenry [not available] Regarding the Spanish presence at Chickasaw Bluff - located in Tennessee - and Spanish intentions to reoccupy a post in clear violation of Pinckney's Treaty, which placed the Chickasaws under U.S. territory.
January 10, 1786 Articles of a Treaty with the Chickasaw Nation Treaty Treaty Treaty concluded at Hopewell, on the Keowee, near Seneca Old Town, between Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the United States of America and the Chickasaw Nation. 11 Articles.
March 23, 1793 War Between the Chickasaws and Creeks William Blount Henry Knox Following the brutal murder of a Chickasaw brave by a party of Creeks, Blount assesses the potential for war between the two southern tribes.