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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 8, 1799 Reports Interactions with Indian Agents David Henley James McHenry Reports letter from Cherokee chief, Doublehead. Mr. Mitchell, resident agent for the Chactaw, reports that all is well. At his death, chief Appomingo counseled his people to remain friends with the whites. Encourages the government to maintain good relationships with his children.
June 15, 1793 Letter Citation Hanging Maw Lieutenant Smith Cited in Smith to Knox, 06/17/1793.
April 21, 1797 Deceptive Plans Regarding Land Purchase William Blount James Carey Secretive plans discussed. Action supported by Indian friends. Location of Chisholm unknown. Land purchase discussed.
May 7, 1799 Reaction to Indian Talks David Henley Double-head Praises division of Indians as wise in order to keep "bad people in order, and prevent their stealing of Horses." Praises improvement of Indians in growing cotton and corn, spinning and weaving. Desires to live in friendship and unite, white and Indian, to care for all wives and families. Observes the departure of Mr. Dinsmore, praised for his able rapport with the Indians and his fair reports of...
April 21, 1797 Plans Between British and U.S. Regarding Indian Relations William Blount Carey Regrets over not relaying information of discussion between Captain Chisholm and the British Minister. Brief synopsis of plan related. Politics of Indian relations addressed. Discusses limiting the power of Benjamin Hawkins, Creek Indian Agent. Mentions guidance on Indian affairs from President Washington and John Adams new administration. Mentions that if Hawkins stays in position as Indian...
March 12, 1800 Duplicate Returns for the Quarter Master Stores in February 1800 [not available] [not available] Returns of Quartermaster stores for month of February 1800 from the War Department of Tennessee, specifically at Southwest Point. Includes an order for black velvet for making a pall.