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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 26, 1798 Land Allocation from Treaty with Oneida Tribe Joseph Hopkinson Timothy Pickering Pickering relayed the desires of the Oneida tribe to allocate land to the Northern Missionary Society and Mr. Chapin, superintendent of Indian affairs.
January 3, 1791 Recommendation from Chiefs of the Stockbridge Tribe. Stockbridge Tribal Chiefs [not available] The Chiefs of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians seek relief from the State of New York.
April 26, 1795 Letter from John Sergeant to Secretary of War Timothy Pickering on the claims of the Nimham Tribe, purchase of Oneida lands and setting out for New Stockbridge New York John Sergeant Jr. Timothy Pickering From John Sergeant, missionary to the Stockbridge Indians, to Timothy Pickering Secretary of War. He discusses pamphlet of the Nimham tribe claiming lands in New York, which he cannot find. Asks who will be the commissioner to make treaty with Indians in upcoming summer. Says that [Captain] Hendricks will attend and will want instructions. He mentions that State of New York has appointed new...
September 17, 1794 Indian chiefs discouraged from alliance with Americans Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Secretary Knox provides Major General Anthony Wayne information about talks between two Indian tribes along the Miami River. The one tribe, which is preparing to open diplomatic relations with the United States, has been requested by the other tribe to refrain from doing so, insisting that they "must not believe the Americans, for they only wish to decoy us into a snare, with their fine speeches...
December 31, 1789 Statement of $20,000 Appropriated by Congress Henry Knox [not available] Statement of $20,000 appropriated by Congress on the 20th August, 1789, for the expense of negotiations with the Indian tribes. Monies expended by the commissioners, by superintendent of Northern Department for George M. White Eyes, an Indian youth of the Delaware tribe, in order to return to his country, having been educated at the expense of United States.
April 11, 1793 Report of Indian tribe Land Deeds in New York and Pennsylvania George Clinton [not available] From the Governor of New York, report of Indian tribe Land Deeds, New York and Pennsylvania.
March 16, 1793 News of Cornplanter, Recruiters, New Ensigns, Pay, and Commissions Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The Cornplanter may be on his way to Legionville. Those recruiting officers who can be spared will be ordered to join the Legion. Newly appointed ensigns are not ready to join the Legion but may be able to do so in two months. One month's pay is being forwarded as well as the commissions for the officers.
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
June 17, 1799 Refers to Death of a Dear, Close Friend; Seeks to Settle Accounts Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Refers to the death of a dear, close friend. Hodgdon will make the necessary adjustments to his account. They should find a replacement for castings contracts. Believes the Secretary of the Navy should know something about kentledge [pig iron].
March 6, 1798 Concerning galleys and peace with the Miami tribe James McHenry James Wilkinson Encourages Wilkinson to reprimand the officer responsible for leaking orders to the Pittsburgh Gazette, who promptly published them without the army's consent. Informs Wilkinson that it is desirable that the 24 pounders for galleys on the Mississippi be employed and their carriages completed as soon as possible. Concludes letter with a mention of Little Turtle - chief of the Miami tribe - and...
1796 Conference with Cheroenhaka James McHenry [not available] Lists supplies, etc.
May 7, 1795 Indian Treaty, British Relations, Deceit Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Noted submission of letters and a treaty which he seemed to meet his approval. President advised that Wayne remain on his guard for a large contingency of Indians Mentioned the treachery of Pontiac towards the British. Discussed providing clothing to Indians, but will not provide Commissions to the Chiefs. Discussed the intervention of Lord Dorchester in controlling the Irish priest E. Burke.
August 23, 1789 Jackson expresses condolences and asks for job Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses death of Knox's son; asks for judicial appointment.
January 2, 1789 Opportunity of Doing This Little Service John Adams Benjamin Lincoln Adams welcomes the opportunity to do a favor for Lincoln's friend, Mr. Jones.
November 19, 1791 Commissioners to run the Cherokee line Henry Knox Tobias Lear Knox indicates to Lear, Washington' s secretary, the names of the commissioners who will be given the task of establishing the boundaries between US and Cherokee territory. Dear Sir. You mention in yours of last evening, "the blanks for the commissioners to run the Cherokee line, will be filled by the names agreed upon this day." The following characters were mentioned by me to Mr. Hawkins...
April 19, 1787 Warmest Sympathies Expressed Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox offered sincere sympathy for injuries sustained by Butler in the service of his country.
June 7, 1796 A Talk from the Mad Dog to the Chickasaw Nation Mad Dog [not available] Talks received with happy hearts, Mad Dog's tribe now sends its strength to the Chickasaws.
March 9, 1793 Chief Cornplanter's visit to Philadelphia Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox is glad to learn that Doctor Carmichael arrived safe with money. Also sorry that Cornplanter will not visit Philadelphia as if disaffected with United States. Says this idea is unfortunate. Senecas residing at Buffalo Creek were offended by his former visit as unauthorized by council, and prohibited his visit.
September 27, 1789 Congratulations Henry Knox Clement Biddle Personal letter congratulating Biddle on recent appointment as Marshall of district in Pennsylvania.
August 14, 1792 Transmission of Petitions & Vouchers of Men Desiring Placement on Pension List Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Transmits petitions and vouchers of two men, Eliphalet Easton and Salmon Burr, who wish to be placed on the U.S. pension list.
April 21, 1800 Too Busy to Examine the Invoice, Etc. Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon The clothing sent by Captain Garman has been received. Freeman admits that he has been too much occupied to examine the voucher but will do it soon. Enclosed is a note from Captain Kalteisen respecting his company's clothing.
September 18, 1792 Speech to the Eel River and Weyes Indians Rufus Putnam [not available] Notification that friends and relations (possibly held prisoner) will be returned due to news that tribes signed agreement with Maj. Hamtramck. Chief that died while in U.S. care was buried with honor and respect.
January 2, 1784 Settlement of an Officer's Account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Asks if Pierce is yet in a condition to adjust Huntington's commissary account; discusses certificates of pay.
August 22, 1790 Knox sending Samuel Savage letters from his son Henry Knox Samuel Phillips Savage Knox forwarded Samuel Savage letters from his son, who is a captain. Mentioned publication of Savages son's death in the paper, as unexplained.
June 24, 1792 Letter Signed, Henry Knox to Thomas Pinckney Henry Knox Thomas Pinckney Enclosed several reports relative to removal of Indian tribes from land desired by the U.S. along with the offers made to them by Maj. Freeman.