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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
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.
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,
August 15, 1798 Enclosed Return of Indian Dept. Samuel Hopes Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses enclosed return of the Indian Department; mentions items received from Savannah on account of the United States Factory in Georgia.
December 1, 1796 Five Hundred Dollars for the Indian Department Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis acknowledges receipt of a warrant for five hundred dollars on account of the Indian Department for which he accepts responsiblity.
February 1, 1798 Request for Delivery and Sale of Rifles for Indian Department James McHenry John Harris Directs issue, for sale, of rifles for the Indian Department.
April 27, 1797 Enclosed List of Articles Required for Sloop Detroit John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins requested articles from enclosed list be procured and forwarded to Detroit.
March 27, 1787 Regarding Indian Affairs in the Southern Department Charles Thomson Henry Knox Thomson refers to a report from Joseph Martin, superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Southern Department, who reported great unrest among the Cherokees over the rapid encroachment of their lands by whites from the "state of Franklin." Suggests that Cherokees receiving encouragement from Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks and Spanish.
August 25, 1797 Request for Resolution of Monies Owed for Boarding Indian Youth, H. Abeel William Simmons James McHenry Simmons requests clarification for the amount warrant to Samuel Lewis of $50.00 on July 1, 1795 for boarding H. Abeel, an Indian youth. The charge stands on the books, and Simmons asks whether to transfer the amount to the contingencies of the Indian Department
March 5, 1796 Receipt of Simmons on Account of Indian Department John Stagg William Simmons Stagg received $400 on account of Indian Department.
June 4, 1795 Accounts David Henley Joseph Howell Updates on accounts and receipts for regulars and militia along with information on items purchased for the Indian Department.
November 24, 1795 Receipt of Simmons for use of the Indian Department John Stagg [not available] Stagg received $400 for use of Indian Department.
April 9, 2000 Expenditures of the Indian Department William Simmons James McHenry Respecting McHenry's request requiring statements of expenditures of the Indian Department, Simmons stipulates that he needs to know the specific period of time being examined. He warns that the information furnished by his office must necessarily be incomplete.
1787 Instructions to the Governor of Territory of United States Northwest of Ohio River relative to an Indian Treaty in the Northern Department Charles Thomson Arthur St. Clair St. Clair is instructed to examine temper of Indian Tribes in Northern Indian Department. If hostile, and if treaty is required, hold a general one with all the tribes, in conjunction with Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern Department. Purpose of treaty is to promote peace by removing causes of controversy. Do not depart from existing treaties unless change of boundary is beneficial to United...
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.
July 24, 1797 Receipt from William Simmons warrant on account of Indian Department for Colonel John McKee Indian Agent Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis received $600 on account of Indian Department to be transmitted to Colonel John McKee, Indian Agent.
November 27, 1799 Settles Indian Accounts James McHenry John Adams Announces money received from various people for the Indian Department. Requests the President to direct a certificate for vouchers in the settlement of the accounts. Encloses letter explaining account with James Ross.
September 10, 1796 Discussion of Expenditures in Quartermaster, Indian & Hospital Departments John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Mentions making up a list of probable expenditures in the Quartermaster's Department for July-September 1796, as well as those in the Indian and Hospital Departments. Discusses present and future budgeting. The referenced list is appended.
March 8, 1797 Proceeds from Indian Trading Houses James McHenry Samuel Meredith McHenry asks Meredith to establish a separate account to be comprised of proceeds sent from Indian Trading Houses. An account should be created under the head, "War Department Indian Factories" and no part of it should be withdrawn but on a warrant from the Secretary of War.
February 18, 1795 A Plan for the Purchase & Disbursement of Indian Supplies Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Timothy Pickering An inquiry as to which agency is responsible for Indian goods. A plan is proposed plan to deal with supplies: consignment and request of all goods for Indian use should come under David Henley; goods and supplies should be issued by Henley, according to the Superintendent's orders for the district. He seeks approval for the proposal.
May 14, 1800 Payment to Thomas Hume for contracts in Indian Department David Henley James McHenry Henley makes payment of $500 to Thomas Hume, to be appropriated to paying contracts in the Indian Department.
April 2, 1799 Receipt for pay as temporary Indian agent in the Cherokee nation Thomas Lewis [not available] Thomas Lewis, Temporary Indian Agent in Cherokee Nation, received $400 on account of Indian Department.
November 28, 1799 Transmittal of abstracts John Wilkins, Jr. William Simmons Wilkins transmits abstract for settlement in Quarter Master, Ordnance, Hospital, and Indian Departments.
February 17, 1795 Incidental expenses of Indian Department John Stagg [not available] Stagg received $100 for incidental expenses of Indian Department.