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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 25, 1791 Indian Affairs George Clinton Henry Knox Discusses current Indian Affairs [largely illegible burned fragment].
October 7, 1792 Peace with the Creek Nation James Seagrove John Kinnard Seagrove ommends Kinnard for his allegiance and assistance with peace between U.S. and the Creek Nation. He mentions the confusion in the Indian Nation, stolen property, and Indian mischief. He requests that Kinnard forward the invitation to peace talks with U.S. representative to all lower Indian towns, especially those that were deceived by Bowles.
October 5, 1792 Negotiations with the Creek Nation James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Favorable conclusion to negotiations with Creek Nation. Enclosed talks of three chiefs which show present disposition of Nation. Discussed possible punishment of person killed by Indian chief near Carr's Bluff, on the Oconee.
May 3, 1798 Official Statement on the Ceeded Land given to the Creek Indian Nation Multiple Authors House of Representatives Report from Pinckney on the land given to the Creek Indian Nation in treaty held at Shoulderbone and treaty in New York between Creeks and the United States. Compensation is owed the State of Georgia for the ceded land.
July 6, 1797 Money Paid for Negros Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Exchange authorized by McHenry for the purchase of Negros by the Chickasaw nation. Money deducted from the annual present given to the Indian nation.
May 13, 1796 Indian Relations and Trade Benjamin Hawkins James Seagrove Arrived in Coleraine from Savannah yesterday, commissioners of Georgia to depart Savannah tomorrow. Requested copy of law regulating trade and intercourse with Creek Nation along with agreement reached with Nation.
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.
October 1, 1798 Seeks Affidavits about the Indian Nation in Georgia Edward Price James McHenry Encloses letter from Major Freeman according to instruction from Col. Hawkins. Seeks affidavits from people concerned with the Indian Nation.
July 1, 1796 Indian affairs and treaties Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry General Superintendent of Indian Affairs Benjamin Hawkins describes the Treaty of New York of 1790, the Creek Nation, Indian boundaries, and murders on the frontier.
January 21, 1795 [Instrument of Ratification: Treaty with the Cherokee Nation] George Washington [not available] Outlines treaty agreement b/w Cherokee Nation and U.S. and gives Presidential seal of approval.
September 8, 1796 Discusses Indian Affairs; Outlines Duties of Indian Agent James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins Discussion of Indian affairs. Outlines treaty with Creek Nation, including boundaries, trade, punishment of Indian murders, etc. Refers to affairs at Coleraine. Reflects opinion of the President. Questions Indians as subjects of King of Spain or America. Refers to perceptions of Indians as savages and civilization efforts. Mentions acts regulating trade.
June 16, 1795 Peace with Creek Nation James Seagrove Timothy Pickering Announced he was leaving for frontier with Creek Chiefs after confirming peace with the Creek Nation and the U.S.
March 3, 1796 FRAGMENT: Letter to Creek Nation James McHenry Creek Nation of Indians Laid down U.S. stipulations for treaties to be considered valid. Discussed land protection and land rights of Creek Nation, hopes to establish peace b/w two nations.
December 6, 1797 Jeremiah Wadsworth Appointment for Land Purchase from Seneca Nation John Adams United States Senate Adams informed Senate of treaty executed by Wadsworth on behalf of United States between U.S. and the Seneca Nation. Treaty purchased title to land in Massachusetts which was actually situated within New York. Adams requested expedient ratification of treaty.
[not available] Articles of a treaty concluded at Galphinton Multiple Authors [not available] Treaty between Creek Nation and U.S. specifying boundaries for the Creek Nation and the state of Georgia and code of conduct for both parties.
December 24, 1789 Gun Powder and Lead for Chickasaws Henry Knox Thomas Holt Deliver to Gov. Randolph gun powder and lead to be furnished to Chickasaw Nation.
May 19, 1796 Account of the Indian Agent to the Cherokee William Simmons Joseph Nourse Requests a copy of the account of the Agent of Indian Affairs to the Cherokee Nation.
August 22, 1796 Compensation & Expenses of Benjamin Hawkins William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $936.92 is due Benjamin Hawkins, being the balance of his compensation and expenses as Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians from April 19 to August 19, 1796 and expenses returning home.
January 16, 1796 Education of Two Creek Lads, John Durant and Richard Bailey William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $238.86 is due John Stagg, Jr. being the balance of expenses for the education of John Durant and Richard Bailey, two Indian lads of the Creek Nation, for April through December 1795.
June 7, 1796 A Talk from the Mad Dog to the Chickasaw Nation Mad Dog [not available] Talks received with happy hearts, Mad Dog's tribe now sends its strength to the Chickasaws.
April 23, 1798 Request for Commissioner be Appointed to Treaty with Oneida Indians John Jay Timothy Pickering Legislature approved preliminary treaty proposed by Oneida's for sale of Indian land to the United States. Jay requested commission be appointed to finalize treaty with Indian nation.
June 27, 1788 Vouchers of U.S. Indian Commissioners Commissioners [not available] Ledger book that documents financial activity of U.S. Indian Commissioners in the Southern department from 27 June 1788 to 2 October 1789.
1799 Sketch of the Creek Country in 1798 and 1799 Benjamin Hawkins [not available] History of Creek, or Muscogee, Nation written in detail. Includes in depth description of type of land and resources available.
November 12, 1785 Treaty at Galphinton with the Creeks Commissioners for Treaty of Galphinton, November 1785 [not available] U.S. Commissioners for Indian Affairs in tandem with the Indian Commissioners for the State of Georgia issue this treaty at Galphinton between themselves and the warriors of Creek Nation. Georgia demands that the Creeks restore all Negroes, horses, and other property to their owners.
December 16, 1796 Comments on Indian Affairs, Rights of Choctaws [not available] James McHenry Discusses relationship between the Choctaw Nation and the US. Reports poor health. Expresses hopes for Six Nations and navigation rights on the Mississippi. Instructs on use of beads from Indian agents. Reference to interaction with President.