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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 28, 1800 Request for Issue of $1000 Worth of Goods for the Choctaw Indians James McHenry John Harris Notes that the purveyor will purchase, and deposit with John Harris, goods amounting to one thousand dollars for the Choctaw Indians. Harris will release said goods, to be transported to Natchez by John Wilkins Jr.
December 21, 1796 Refers to Talks with Choctaws James McHenry [not available] Refers to US treaty with Choctaw, alluding to boundaries determined by the chief's father. Refers to his desire to have Choctaw law respected by whites to protect land, which may happen when the Spanish leave the Natchez. Refers to requests made by his father to the Secretary of War involving other chiefs.
September 29, 1797 Establishment of runners for the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations James McHenry Isaac Guion James McHenry informs Isaac Guion that Benjamin Hawkins' principal resident agent for the southwestern Indians has established runners for the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations.
June 3, 1795 Payment John Chisolm for Boarding Choctaw [not available] [not available] Payment of $15 to John Chisholm for boarding five Choctaw Indians and their interpreter from May 28 to June 3.
May 20, 1800 Request for Purchase of Articles for Presents to Choctaw Indians James McHenry Israel Whelen Directs that Whelen purchase $1000 worth of items for use as presents to the Choctaw Indians. Whelen is to ask John Harris for advice on the items, and to deliver them to Harris once purchased.
June 9, 1797 Interpreter to the Choctaw Nation James McHenry Unknown Recipient McHenry orders the recipient to provide his services as interpeter to the Choctaw nation to the Commanding Officer of the detachment sent to take possession of the post at Walnut Hills lately occupied by the forces of his Catholic Majesty.
June 1, 1793 Opinions Regarding Sending an Agent to the Choctaw Nation. Thomas Jefferson [not available] The cabinet members and Attorney General provide their opinions on sending an agent to the Choctaw Nation to solicit Choctaw support of the Chickasaws in their war against the Creeks. Jefferson and Knox support that action while Randolph fears Spanish support of the Creeks and Hamilton favors American mediation of the conflict between the Creeks and Chickasaws.
December 21, 1796 President's Reply to Concerns of the Choctaw Delegation of December 16 James McHenry Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry responds on behalf of the president, saying that he does not know if the boundaries described by the Choctaw chief are the same ones decided upon in the Treaty of Hopewell, but that he will consider them; that he will always endeavor to keep whites off the Indians' land, but that the garrisons in Choctaw country will still be manned, to achieve this enforcement; that U.S. trading...
August 1, 1793 Goods Needed Annually for the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians Andrew Pickens [not available] "Estimate of goods necessary to be furnished the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians annually."
December 16, 1796 Comments on Indian Affairs, Rights of Choctaws [not available] James McHenry Discusses relationship between the Choctaw Nation and the US. Reports poor health. Expresses hopes for Six Nations and navigation rights on the Mississippi. Instructs on use of beads from Indian agents. Reference to interaction with President.
October 6, 1800 Request for Indian Annuities items [not available] Samuel Dexter Requests payment for shirts, axes, and hoes requested for Indian Annuities.
April 18, 1800 Regarding a bill for military appropriations James McHenry Uriah Tracy Acknowledges receiving the bill for military appropriations, concerning horses and cavalry units in particular. Mentions a stipend for the Choctaw Indians.
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....
December 16, 1796 Choctaw Chiefs' Objections to U.S. Encroachment Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Wishes to renew friendship with U.S., and profess that the Choctaw have never broken any faith with the Americans. Discusses the exact parameters of the boundary of Choctaw land, asks that the U.S. honor its promises to keep whites out of Choctaw country, and to respect the integrity of the country by not setting up a garrison at Chickasaw Bluffs. Another chief speaks to remind the Americans of...
May 20, 1800 Goods to be Purchased for the Choctaws & Other Tribes John Harris Unknown Recipient Orders from the War Department to purchase goods to the value of one thousand dollars to be sent as a present to the Choctaw Nation of Indians with the same for the Wyandots and Delawares. To be purchased are the designated goods suitable for the annuities for the listed tribes of Indians for the year 1800.
November 11, 1799 Certification of payment; Anthony Foster for sundry articles of merchandise and provisions delivered to Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $308.89 to Anthony Foster for sundry articles of merchandise and provisions delivered to Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians.
May 24, 1800 Requests Money to Accomplish Assignment; Includes Itemized List [not available] James McHenry States that to enable him to execute orders received from Secretary of War office, need sums of money. Discusses accounts of the recently deceased purveyor, Tench Francis.
June 11, 1799 Indian Relations James McHenry James Jackson Cause and effect of white settlers and Indian hostilities on frontier of Georgia. Relates to the thefts of horses from the Choctaw King.
April 22, 1786 Indian treaties signed Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Letter to the Governor of Virginia covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
July 1, 1796 Indian affairs and treaties Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry General Superintendent of Indian Affairs Benjamin Hawkins describes the Treaty of New York of 1790, the Creek Nation, Indian boundaries, and murders on the frontier.
August 22, 1795 [Speech to the Chickasaw and Choctaw representatives in Philadelphia.] Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, Citation only.
October 2, 1795 Receipt from Pickering for State of Virginia to defray expenses of transporting and supplying Chickasaw and Choctaws from Richmond to Knoxville Jaquelin Ambler [not available] Ambler received $1000 by hands of Edward Carrington Supervisor of Virginia to reimburse Commonwealth Virginia like sum advanced John Chisholm by Governor Brooke to defray expenses of transporting goods for Chickasaw, Choctaw, and supporting Indians from Richmond to Knoxville.
August 11, 1792 Proceedings of Governor Blount and the Chickasaws & Choctaws William Blount [not available] A copy of speeches given by the headmen and warriors of the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations and Governor Blount regarding land disputes, boundary lines, and peace. Many maps and boundaries are described.
January 6, 1788 Documenting Indian expenses John Woods Unknown Recipient John Woods documents the United States' expenses related to Indians, including the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations.
January 3, 1786 Articles of a Treaty with the Choctaw Nation Treaty Treaty Treaty Concluded at Hopewell on the Keowee River near Seneca Old Town between the commissioners plenipotentiary of the Choctaw Nation and the U.S. 11 Articles