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August 7, 1786 An Ordinance for the Regulation of Indian Affairs Congress of the United States [not available] Rules governing Indian Department, trade with Indian Nations,
November 25, 1791 Indian Affairs George Clinton Henry Knox Discusses current Indian Affairs [largely illegible burned fragment].
April 16, 1799 Additional Names for Indian Annuities Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Additional names of Nations to receive annuities are listed at bottom of letter.
March 4, 1784 Indian Affairs Thomas Jefferson George Rogers Clark Related to Indian affairs.
July 7, 1790 Opinion on Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Stated that all warfare has been due to Indian aggression. In an effort to protect and preserve land rights, an expedition of volunteers into Indian territory will commence. Volunteers will not discriminate who they injure or kill.
May 16, 1790 Results of Indian Attack Henry Lee Harry Innes Details of account of Indian attack on river above Limestone.
October 29, 1794 [Answer to question regarding the Indian War] Unknown Author [not available] Gave reasoning for pursuing the present Indian War. Discussed the preservation of society. Details on how society has united to provide cohesive, supportive environment and western settlers are protecting their land and themselves. Open force is the only method to oppose the "barbarous savages".
March 9, 1798 Transportation of Indian Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Glad to hear Hamilton arrived safely with Indian goods and that the General doesn't require payment for broken glasses. Articles Craig requested will be forwarded shortly.
November 25, 1796 Shipment of Indian Goods Isaac Craig James McHenry Invoice of Indian goods arrived from Hodgdon with expectation that they will be forwarded to Fort Washington. Notification that Craig will not send goods forward until General arrives.
January 26, 1790 Indian Attacks Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox By note received from Louisville, details of Indian attacks of settlements located on Russell Creek, and Danville.
October 28, 1797 Indian Deed Delivery Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Delivery of Indian deed and journal. Journal contains some details, but omits Indian speeches which Wadsworth deemed unimportant.
June 24, 1792 Letter Signed, Henry Knox to Thomas Pinckney Henry Knox Thomas Pinckney Enclosed several reports relative to removal of Indian tribes from land desired by the U.S. along with the offers made to them by Maj. Freeman.
September 23, 1796 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, discusses Indian murder in New York.
May 22, 1790 Fragment - Events After Gamelin Left Villages John Francis Hamtramck Arthur St. Clair Indians went to war shortly after Gamelin left Indian villages during his tour to seek peace with Indian tribes.
April 17, 1795 Indian Goods to be Forwarded Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Letter regarding clothing at Galliopolis received. Will attempt to forward personal property to Lieut. Monnet. O'Hara advised sending Indian goods to Fort Franklin and that he would submit documents to the Treasury for reimbursement on his trip to Philadelphia.
May 11, 1799 Requests Attention to Money for the Indian Department David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to John Hooker to pay inspectors in the Indian Department.
April 9, 1800 Request for Statement of Expenditures of Indian Department William Simmons James McHenry Sec. of War's request for statements of expenditure in relation to the Indian Department can only be honored by Simmons after he received the dates for the materials requested. Simmons listed the difficulties related to procuring the documents requested.
September 30, 1799 Requests Payment for Francis Sappington and to Pay Indian Interpreters in Southern Indian Nations David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Francis Sappington. Requests payment for Indian interpreters and post riders in the Southern Indian Nations.
June 26, 1795 Indian Goods Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification of shipment of Indian goods and Quartermaster's articles. Enclosed invoice.
April 12, 1799 Indian Annuities Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed invoices for annuities due several Indian Nations. All goods listed have been forwarded. Invoices must be sent along with annuities or the agents will not be able to distribute quantities properly. Waggoner leaves Philadelphia with medicine and hospital stores.
November 25, 1796 Confronting Intruders on Indian Land, Etc. James McHenry Richard Sparks Sparks is directed to assume whatever position on the frontier, or in Indian Country, that he and Mr. Henley feel is best calculated to cover the most exposed and greatest scope of Indian Country. He is to erect the necessary works for the security of his men and place the post in such a position as to be defended in case of attack. As to intruders on Indian land, Sparks will treat them in the...
June 21, 1793 Money and Indian Department accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received money in post notes. Will inform Quarter Master General. Encloses accounts for Indian Department.
February 17, 1800 Commissary of Indian goods David Strong [not available] Request that the Commissary of Indian Goods issue textile goods for a party of Indians from St. Josephs.
May 23, 1799 Outlines Indian Affairs Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Discusses Indian affairs, and the military are to be only auxiliary at this point. Need to determine how supplies will be distributed with uniformity.
September 3, 1792 Regarding the Indian War Reverend David McClure Henry Knox McClure reflects on some of the effects of the Indian War, including the effect on emigration to the Western Territory. He worries that the pace of settlement will be faster than the transmission of civilized culture.