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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 6, 1799 Draft on Huron's Account; Supply of Clothing Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Acknowledges the receipt of Hodgdon's enclosure of a draft on the Bank of the United States for $2,000; mentions Lawrence Huron and supplies of clothing.
September 13, 1799 Acceptance of Peters' Draft Lawrence Huron Samuel Hodgdon Not knowing Hodgdon's determination respecting Huron's acceptance of Peters' draft on him in favor of Ebenezer Stevens, Huron offers to pay it down to Hodgdon as far as $2000 with the balance either from his note or from a good discountable one.
November 16, 1799 Huron's Draft, Powder, and Cannon Shot Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that Lawrence Huron has settled the amount of his acceptance on the draft. In a postscript, he notes that he has received an order from Mr. Francis to purchase powder and has suggestions for transporting it and cannon shot.
March 12, 1795 [Speech to the President]. Okeia [not available] Speech of the Potawatomi.
February 17, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing & Blankets James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing & blankets for use by John Vincent, a Huron Indian.
September 27, 1796 With the President Declining, Who is to Succeed Him? Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Apologizes for not having written but he has been busy with work. Asks for news regarding the succession of the President and hopes that it will not bring strife. Describes a storm on Lake Huron. Encloses a letter for his sister.
October 22, 1799 Remittances; Clothing Issued Captain Freeman Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens thanks Hodgdon for a timely transmission of funds. He notes that he has supplied Captain Freeman with shirts, cockades, and eagles. He encloses Lawrence Huron's acceptance of a draft.
September 30, 1799 Condition of troops at Governor's Island Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon States that yesterday evening he visited the fortifications at Governor's Island, New York and observed that the troops there were in much want of shoes and woolen overalls. Complains about the quality of the Hamburg Arms. Encloses a document from Lawrence Huron.
March 19, 1795 Speech to Wabash Indians Anthony Wayne [not available] Speech to the Wabash Indians.
October 19, 1799 Coats Furnished, Cash Needed Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he has furnished Capt. Freeman's company with coats. Requests remittance as he is in need of cash.
September 29, 1796 Letter to the Secretary at War Anthony Wayne James McHenry General Wayne discusses the British removal from U.S. territories and the poor repair of inherited military fortifications. Wayne encloses an estimate from the Quartermaster detailing the costs involved in repair.
November 5, 1799 Sundry returns for Detroit and Fort Niagara Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses sundry returns for the posts of Detroit and Fort Wayne.
November 30, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens notifies Hodgdon that he has drawn on him for the sum of $895.83 in favor of Messrs John Hollingsworth & Co. Stevens also requests a reply to his letter asking about his compensation.
June 13, 1795 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses hostile Western Indians; discusses establishing a peace; mentions Indian reservation.
October 16, 1799 Return of clothing for the companies at Fort Jay Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of clothing wanted for the companies at Fort Jay, requesting that they be forwarded without delay, except for the coats which Stevens will furnish.
January 23, 1798 Rifles for the Wyandot Chiefs James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Colonel Mentges for the use of the Wyandot [Huron] chiefs and their interpreter three new rifles."
July 29, 1790 [Deposition of Charles Johnson, taken before the Secretary of War] Charles Johnson [not available] Describes Indian attacks and murder of several people, including burning one man alive. Goods and property taken, quoted "several thousand pounds value." Believed that there were many Americans currently held prisoner by Indian Nations.
September 20, 1797 Enclosed Vouchers Details, on Locations of Artillerists and Engineers James Sterrett William Simmons Agreeable to General Order, vouchers submitted to Mr. Swan for the monies due the corps of artillerists and engineers North West of the Ohio River. Troops traveling between forts 600 miles apart left them eleven months in arrears.
March 21, 1795 Acceptance of Peace Offering, Land Grant to the Delaware Nation Anthony Wayne Chiefs of the Delawares Acceptance of peace offering of prisoners and grant of permission for the Delaware Nation to plant the land they previously occupied in the vicinity of Grand Glaize.
July 29, 1796 Accurate Information about the Northwestern Frontier & the Mississippi River Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Anthony Wayne Wolcott is preparing a report for the House of Representatives on the establishment of districts for the collection of duties upon the Mississippi River and upon the northern boundary of the United States. He requests information about the state of the northwestern frontier. He asks about trading posts, settlements, and waterways along Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, and between the...
April 3, 1792 Speech: Negotiations for Peace with Indians James Wilkinson [not available] Wilkinson negotiates peace with Indian Nations of the Western frontier; states war would only be brought about by Indians actions, United States wants only peace.
July 31, 1785 Invitation to a Peace Treaty Between the United States and Indian Nations George Rogers Clark Western District Nations George Rogers Clark and Richard Butler, acting as Commissioners of Indian Affairs, issue a notice of treaty to be held on 1 October 1785 with the Indians of the Western District Nations. This notice demands the return of all prisoners, black and white, taken by the Indian Nations during the Revolutionary War. "We expect you will collect and bring with you all the Prisoners both white and...
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.
August 3, 1795 Treaty with the Western Indians War Office Unknown Recipient Articles of peace proposed in a treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian tribes; later known as the Treaty of Ghent.
September 20, 1795 Division of Land and Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Transmitted by Col. O'Hara the original treaty between U.S. and all hostile tribes from North West of the Ohio river. Details on Indian tribes being detained by British and land jobbers. Discussed details of new boundaries and division of land among trading companies from Detroit.