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August 25, 1775 Speech by Tiahogwando at Treaty of Six Nations at Albany New York Tiohogwando [not available] This speech was made at Treaty Conference held at Albany New York in August 1775, attended by the Reverend Samuel Kirkland. "Brothers: this is all the Six Nations have to say at present. They would just mention one thing more before they break up. The Six Nations look upon this as a very good time to speak their minds, as here are the representatives of the twelve United Colonies. The dispute...
August 12, 1788 Disputed Territory Alexander McGillivray Unknown Recipient Disputed land in Georgia and Indian policy addressed. McGillivray noted the removal of settlers from land priority in negotiations with Indians.
April 7, 1787 On the Road to Wyoming Pennsylvania Timothy Pickering Henry Muhlenberg Pickering has consulted with Colonel Denison on the subject of road to Wyoming. Discusses use of gaps: Water Gap of Lehigh and Wilkesbarre. Mentions Great Swamp
November 28, 1788 Right of Claims Richard Winn Alexander McGillivray Commissioners find it impossible to remove settlers from disputed lands. Admonishes U.S. government for ruining Indian tribes after they helped secure peace for the U.S.
April 11, 1785 registers; accounts; certificates of final settlements; Joseph Howell C. Richmond Called on Captain Bunner with the discharge of Charles Kees. Kees commanded the German Regiment discharged at Wyoming Pennsylvania. Most of their times expired in 1779 while General Sullivan was on the march to the Indian country. Has obtained original rolls.
October 19, 1787 Usefulness of intercepted letters Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Intercepted letters of Hamilton and Benton, which are with council, might be useful at Wyoming. Asks that they be forwarded by way of Mr. Evans. Discusses pursuit of Jno. Scott and George
April 22, 1791 Recommendation of Major's Brother Reverend David McClure Henry Knox Letter of introduction for Major's brother who was to visit Philadelphia shortly. Discusses politics of recent expedition of troops to Indian territory, treatment of Indians, and reconciliation with French of Canada discussed.
April 5, 1787 Opening of Road from Nescopeck Creek to the Lehigh Timothy Pickering General Muhlenberg Pickering reports that the Assembly has approved funding for the opening of a road from Nescopeck Creek to the Lehigh. Discusses efforts to devise the best route, surveying and contracting, and road to Wyoming, Pennsylvania. Recommends that Owen be appointed a commissioner to survey the best route, noting that Owen is honest and willing to work for very little compensation.
April 27, 1792 Hiring Wagon for Indian Luggage Henry Knox William Knox Letter, directs hiring wagon for Indian luggage.
August 13, 1787 Regading examination of claims of Connecticut settlers in Luzerne County Pennsylvania Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Council appointed William Montgomery esquire, to examine claims of Connecticut settlers.
August 13, 1784 Concern Charles Thomson S. Hardy Cocern about the dissolution of a committee of Congress.
August 16, 1794 Requests Information and Supply Lists for 1795 for Western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory Tench Coxe John Stagg Requests information about garrisons, detachments, and army in western Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the Northwest Territory, specifically about rations, supplies, and quartermasters for 1795.
October 1791 Estimate of the Expenses for Frontier Defenses War Department Unknown Recipient Report of the number of men supplied and an estimate of expenses incurred by counties in Pennsylvania and Virginia and posts in the territories northwest and south of the Ohio.
November 25, 1787 State of Connecticut's Officers, Appointment of John Palsgrace Wyllys Samuel Huntington James McHenry The governor of Connecticut informs the War Department of his appoint of John Palsgrave Wyllys to the head of the Connecticut troops on the Western Frontier. He also asks for a count of how many Connecticut officers are now serving, and states that many of them are unfit for further duty.
August 9, 1785 Congressional requisition for Pennsylvania troops Henry Knox President John Dickinson Henry Knox, Secretary at War, transmits the Congressional requisition for Pennsylvania troops to President John Dickinson.
July 16, 1792 Account of Jonathan Paul Schott Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Jonathan Paul Schott, late Captain in General Hazen's Regiment.
December 29, 1791 Protection of Northwest Territory Henry Knox Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania The Lieutenant of Washington County, Pennsylvania is authorized by Knox to muster men for the protection of the Northwestern Territory.
October 6, 1789 Act of Congress Calling for Militia Defense of the Western Territory George Washington Arthur St. Clair Extract of a letter from George Washington to Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the Territory of the United States northwest of Ohio, and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northwestern District. The letter describes a September 29, 1789 act of Congress calling forth the militia for the protection of the frontier from hostile Indian incursions. He instructs St. Clair to ascertain the...
June 8, 1788 On the Status of Pay Warrants, and Federalist Outlook in Several States Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Worriedly comments on the viability of pay warrants for Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; asks for what information Wadsworth might have concerning them. Says the Federalist news from the Carolinas is good, but knows less about Virginia. Also comments briefly about New Hampshire.
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.
October 5, 1789 Call for Militia to Defend the Western Territory Henry Knox [not available] The Secretary of War requests that the Governor of Virginia, [Beverley Randolph], and the President of Pennsylvania [Thomas Mifflin] provide 1000 and 500 militia, respectively, for the defense of the Western Territory against hostile Indian incursions.
December 19, 1795 Land Rights William Blount Timothy Pickering Notification that problems will arise over land rights around the territories of North Carolina due to recent influx of settlers, Cherokee land holdings, disputed boundaries, and land grants issued by the government.
June 2, 1787 Expresses empathy for fatigue and anxiety on Howell's mind Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Expresses empathy for fatigue and anxiety on Howell's mind. Has finished Major Fenner's business. Signed returns in behalf of paymaster general. Mentions General Knox.
September 14, 1789 Regarding Constant Hostilities Between Indians who Live on Wabash River and People of Kentucky Arthur St. Clair George Washington Regarding constant hostilities between Indians who live on Wabash River and people of Kentucky: it must be considered by the government of Western Territory. Requests that Washington take matter into consideration and asks for orders based on what is though proper. Kentucky people will likely retaliate and this will undermine the government's treaty efforts. Makes inquiry regarding the calling up...
May 8, 1800 Killing of Indian Horses John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi reports that his investigation has uncovered evidence that a discharged soldier was guilty of killing Indian horses and the Tuscaroras who were present at the inquiries seemed pleased with the evidence obtained. Discussed construction of building a road, British involvement, and the Holland Land Company.