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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 21, 1795 Agreement to Meet in Greenville to Discuss Peace Anthony Wayne [not available] Article: Confirmation of cease in hostilities between the Sachums and War Chiefs and the United States, attendance to meeting in Greenville to discuss peace and finalize peace treaty.
February 28, 1795 Enclosed Results from Conference at Greenville Timothy Pickering Bartholomew Dandridge Orders to hand enclosed letter and papers to President. Enclosures are results from Conference at Greenville which will be followed by Treaty of Greenville around the 15th of next June in1796. Remaining hostile tribes would like to pursue peace.
February 6, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons asks the Secretary at War to determine the propriety of Doctor Charles Brown's charges for treating sick Indians during the Greenville Treaty.
August 7, 1795 A Return of the Different Nations of Indians Present at, and Parties to, the Treaty of Greenville, Taken on the 7th August, 1795. Henry De Butts [not available] Lists nations present at the Treaty of Greenville.
May 31, 1795 Letter Concerning Transport of Goods, Upcoming Treaty in Greenville, and Peace Anthony Wayne Isaac Williams Letter delivered by Leather Lips, Delaware chief, and warriors. Williams stated that the Indians traveling to Greenville will sign treaty and are eager for peace. Supplies transported to Greenville from Pittsburg will be housed in small fort with garrison to be constructed soon.
April 21, 1797 Pay of Private Whaling, Prisoner Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $160.58 is due Pvt. Michael Whaling of Capt. Ford's Company, being the balance of pay due him up to Nov. 4, 1794, the day he was reported to have been killed, and his pay from Nov. 5, 1791 to Sept. 6, 1795, the day he was delivered out of captivity from among the Indians at the Treaty of Greenville.
April 25, 1798 Line of Demarcation Established by the Treaty of Greenville James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson informs Hamilton that he is arranging with the contractors to supply provisions to the surveying party that will mark the line of demarcation established by the Treaty of Greenville. He is anxious to begin sales in the national domain below the Big Miami River.
February 2, 1795 Treaty of Peace with the Indians, Etc. James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Among other matters, O'Hara notes that the Indians have by their deputies applied for a treaty of peace with the United States. Preliminary articles are being drawn up to meet for that purpose at Greenville on June 15th of the present year.
March 19, 1800 Extra Allowances to Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Complains that accountant William Simmons has permitted no extra allowances even for a surgeon to attend the Indians at the Treaty of Greenville. Simmons claims such allowances can only be authorized by Congress.
June 4, 1794 Certification for Ensign Sullivan John Sullivan Joseph Howell [Letter is illegible; gist is from enclosure from Jonathan Cass at Greenville, 05/03/1794.] Certification that Ensign John Sullivan did the duty of Quartermaster at Fort Franklin for two months in 1792.
July 6, 1795 Destitute of Clothing John Wallington John Mills Wallington asks how to acquire clothing for the men in the garrison who are destitute of clothing.
December 9, 1795 Letter of Introduction for Mr. Bertholet John Francis Hamtramck John Mills Mr. Bertholet, a Canadian, is on his way to Greenville on business for his uncle. Hamtramck asks Mills to provide assistance to him if possible.
October 2, 1795 Indian Relations and Land Possession Timothy Pickering George Washington Noted Capt. Brant stated not all tribes were represented at Treaty of Greenville, but Pickering didn't believe there would be any hostilities. Mentioned British deserting and the procurement of posts from British possession.
April 23, 1795 Proceedings from the Council at Fort Knox Unknown Author [not available] Boundary disputes brought forth by Wabash Indians advised by Capt. Pasteur to be brought forth at the meeting for the Treaty at... Remarks to General Kinkapoo on lies by Col. Hamtramck regarding the change in venue of treaty signing. British corrupted council house with lies and United States will never meet in the Miami Village again. Great Chiefs agreed to attend council in...
September 11, 1795 The Supplement to the Treaty of Greenville Henry De Butts [not available] Shawnee explained the reason they have caused mischief was due to their camp in Scioto being robbed when they were peaceably hunting. The hunting party did not know the chiefs of their Nation had made peace with the U.S. Shawnee beg forgiveness.
April 28, 1795 Transportation of Provisions B Strother John Mills If the boats are not back in time to transport provisions, Strother asks that the goods be sent by pack horse.
February 1, 1796 Mail and Clothing John Pierce James Wilkinson John Pierce acknowledges General Wilkinson's letter of January 26th, mentions the recent arrival of mail and newspapers, remarks on the Wilkinson family's safe arrival to Greenville and health, and reports on supplies of clothing.
July 20, 1795 Northwest Territory and Indians J. Smith Samuel Hodgdon One hundred Indians are at Greenville awaiting the completion of the treaty. As some appear to be of a hostile disposition, Smith doubts that there will be a peaceful resolution. There has been rapid immigration to the territory and it provides much hope to the landed speculators. He himself has traveled in the Ohio Country west of the Miami River and believes to to have the finest soil and...
June 1797 Report on Suspicious Activity by Thomas Powers and General Wilkinson Robert Newman James McHenry Newman describes the man from whom he received papers (meant for Canada) at Greenville and reveals further details regarding the Wilkinson intrigue, in particularly that it is well known around Natchez.
April 30, 1799 Relations with the Northwestern Tribes James McHenry Arthur St. Clair Mc Henry discusses in some detail relations with the northwestern Indians and refuses to consider a reassessment of the lines established by the Treaty of Greenville which a number of Indian chiefs are advocating. He also alludes to the distribution of goods to the sundry tribes
November 3, 1794 Speech of the Wyandots Chiefs of the Wyandots Anthony Wayne Speech of a Wyandot chief, delivered to General Anthony Wayne at Greenville. The Wyandots plea for peace, and claim to be determined "to bury the hatchet and scalping knife deep in the ground." Asks that the United States "have pity on us, and leave us a small piece of land to build a town upon." Mourn that there is no longer sufficient land to live and hunt upon.
March 6, 1800 Claim for extra compensation; Doctor Brown William Simmons James McHenry Claim for extra compensation; $815 to Doctor Charles Brown for attendance on sick Indians, and for rent of a house to treat sick Indians, with an extra charge attending Indians during the Treaty of Greenville, as stated by agreements with Generals Wayne and Wilkinson. Simmons goes on to question whether the claim is sufficiently substantiated, especially since at the time Dr. Brown was on the...
April 11, 1799 Protecting the Surveyors James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Since the party of troops ordered to assist the Surveyor General in marking the boundary lines designated by the Treaty of Greenville has refused to do so, McHenry orders that a military escort be provided to cover the surveyors while the run the required lines.
December 15, 1797 Concerning a possible forgery by the Northwest Indians James McHenry Henry DeButts McHenry writes of a conference that General Wilkinson held with the Northwest Indians where they produced a document claiming it was an original counterpart to the Treaty of Greenville, but believes its a forgery. McHenry also encloses a letter written to Robert Oliver with an instruction to meet with DeButts as soon as he reaches Baltimore.
October 3, 1795 Indian Peace and Possession of British Post Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Secretary Pickering writes General Wayne that he believes lasting peace with the Indians to be dependent on gaining possession of land currently occupied by the British. Since peace has been made with the various Northwest Indian tribes, Pickering does not believe it necessary to maintain a full legion at Greenville, stating that finances cannot afford them.