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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...
September 29, 1792 Knox writes to Washington about Mr. Penn Henry Knox George Washington Letter, Knox informs Washington that Penn was well received.
June 30, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the Secretary of War, regarding the refusal by Indians to acknowledge the validity of certain tracts in western Pennsylvania around Lake Erie.
February 12, 1794 Guard Established at Arsenal Thomas Holt Henry Lee Guard established around public arsenal, documents related to their employment enclosed. Request to pay James Pinn.
August 17, 9800 British and Indians on the northern frontier Thomas Mifflin Henry Knox The Governor of Pennsylvania encloses a copy of a letter from Brigadier General Wilkins in which he represents some circumstances relative to the disposition of the British and Indians on the northern frontier.
September 20, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Hamilton sends Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania, the same letter he sent to Governor Thomas Sim Lee of Maryland on September 18, 1794. [document not available]
October 10, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Governor of Pennsylvania.
July 6, 1798 Women's Letters Pass Through the War Department Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon observes that the women are perplexed to find that some of the letters from their friends pass through the War Department. That being the case, the letters should be sent under one cover to only one office.
September 18, 1794 On the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton writes Governor Thomas Sim Lee of Maryland. Hamilton informs the governor that intelligence has reported that while "a great proportion of the inhabitants" are non-violent and wish to avoid the insurgency, "there is a large and violent party which can only be controuled by the application of Force."
May 27, 1794 Extract of letter from agent to the Six Nations Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Secretary of War transmits to Pennsylvania Governor Thomas Mifflin the extract of a letter received from General Chapin, agent to the Six Nations.
June 14, 1794 Establishment at Presqu' Isle Thomas Mifflin George Washington Letter from the Governor of Pennsylvania to the President of the United States, requarding the suspension of the Presqu' Isle establishment on the western frontiers of Pennsylvania. Such an establishment will likely provoke conflict with the native Indians, particularly the Six Nations.
April 3, 1794 Indians on Pennsylvania frontier William Bradford Henry Knox The Attorney General converses with the Secretary of War regarding acts of the Pennsylvania legislature to resist Indians on the western frontiers, and whether or not these acts are constitutional.
March 23, 1791 Murder of Friendly Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair General St. Clair is to ensure that those guilty of the murder of friendly Indians are quickly brought to trial and punished. He is to meet with the principal chiefs of the Senacas to assure them that justice will be done and that compensation for loss of property is due the friends and relatives of the deceased Indians.
October 8, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Southwest Territory General James Robertson William Blount General James Robertson writes the Governor of Southwest Territory, William Blount. Robertson encloses a copy of his order to Major Ore, and offers details about relations with the Creek, Cherokee, and Chickasaw Indians.
November 3, 1794 Hostile Indians crossing Mississippi Thomas Pasteur Anthony Wayne Captain Thomas Pasteur writes Major General Anthony Wayne that he has been informed by the Kaskaskias that hostile Indians are crossing the Mississippi River every day. Copies a handbill from the British recruiting volunteers for Governor John Graves Simcoe of Upper Canada.
September 18, 1789 Notes of assurance from State of Georgia regarding negotiations with Creek Indians George Walton Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Governor forwards expression of support from the Georgia executive authority, noting every assistance to give facility and effect to negotiations with Creek Indians.
February 15, 1793 Peace with the Southwestern Indians Henry Lee James Wood Governor Lee concludes that since peace appears to be at hand with the southwestern tribes, it will not be necessary to call additional forces into service.
August 29, 1794 Letter to the Governor of Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury to the Governor of Virginia.
September 15, 1792 Peace and Politics with Frontier Indians Henry Knox Henry Lee State of tranquility on frontier attributed to peaceful overtures made by U.S. towards Cherokees.
March 24, 1785 Treaty with Indians Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Charles Thomson sends to the Governor of Virginia, Patrick Henry, notification of Congressional resolves relative to conducting a treaty with the Southern Indians. Thomson encloses a letter to Joseph Martin, Indian Commissioner from Virginia, and asks the Governor to forward it to him.
August 1, 1786 Documentation for Francis Farren Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Francis Farren is included on the rolls of the 3rd Regiment PA. up to Oct. 1, 1778 but after that, his name is missing. Since the recipient has the appropriate musters, perhaps he can provide the necessary documentation. The author also does not have the rolls of the 12th Regiment and therefore cannot ascertain the time of Farren's enlistment although he is on the pay rolls for May 1777.
March 28, 1791 Assurances of Justice Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox stresses the need to assure the Seneca Chiefs that the murderers of the friendly Indians will be brought to justice and that liberal compensation for the loss of property will be provided to the friends and relations of the deceased.
June 30, 1792 Military Movements and Peace with Indians Henry Knox Henry Lee Militia ordered out by Governor of Virginia will be paid once the evidence has been reviewed by the Accountant. Riflemen are to meet at a rendezvous to be equipped and clothed. Cherokees peaceful nature bring hopes of peace with entire tribe between Indians and U.S.
May 12, 1794 Conflict with Indians on Georgia frontier George Mathews James Seagrove The Governor of Georgia writes the agent of Indian Affairs in Savannah, regarding the latest unpleasant situation on the frontier with the Creek Indians. According to the governor, a small party of Usechees have set off to steal horses on the frontier, and other groups are determined for war.
September 3, 1795 Payment to Robert Brooke Governor of Virginia for conducting Indians from Philadelphia to Knoxville John Chisholm Timothy Pickering Request to pay Robert Brooke, Governor of Virginia $1000, the sum advanced to Chisholm for purpose of conducting Indians and goods from Philadelphia to Knoxville.