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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 14, 1794 Requests List of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests list of military, naval, and Indian supplies. Outlines procedures.
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.
August 31, 1789 Hill acknowledges Knox's receipt of monies for supplies William Hill [not available] Knox's receipt, issued by William Hill, for supplies of Indian Commissioners.
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.
August 9, 1793 Refers to Stores, Supplies, and Indian Goods James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Refers to correspondence. Reports receiving the first of the stores. Hopes to have Indian goods at Pittsburgh as soon as possible.
April 1, 1797 Transportation of Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig T. Martin and J. Hamilton transporting Indian goods for Chickasaws and supplies for cavalry. Instructions to forward goods to Fort Washington.
May 10, 1790 Indian Depredations Samuel Eddins Henry Knox Orders received. Updates on supplies. Latest intelligence stated Indians came up Ohio river and took nine boats.
June 24, 1796 Transportation of Indian Goods, Request for Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon None of the Indian goods and private stores of A. Wayne have arrived at post. Requested files for armourers and blacksmiths.
October 7, 1788 Report on treaty efforts Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair suggests that those who gathered at the mouth of the Detroit River have probably dispersed, owing to a lack of supplies.
February 25, 1792 Delivery of Indian Goods Henry Knox Isaac Craig Expectation of Indian goods to be forwarded. Knox requested supplies for 100 men to Fort Franklin as soon as possible. Money to be forwarded, mentioned taking extra care of powder.
May 30, 1796 Indian Goods and Relations Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Notification that Gen. Pickens arrived in Coleraine in the morning. Appointed S. Allinson as agent for receiving and issuing supplies to Indians. Treaty has held the peace in the area. Spanish interference with Indian council in Pensacola.
May 11, 1795 Hostilities Between Chickasaws and Creeks Timothy Pickering David Henley The interim Secretary of War faults the Chickasaws for the last conflict between the Chickasaw and Creeks. The U.S. will not support the Chickasaw. Transportation of supplies to be given to Chickasaws relayed. Also mentions the storing and issuing Indian supplies at Knoxville
November 29, 1796 Indian Request for Equal Support and Supplies Blue Jacket [not available] Refers to Indian treaties with several different tribes concerning boundaries. Request permission to maintain current forms of farming. Understands that Christian Indians receive special assistance from the US. Requests Indian land, supplies, food for family. Requests that all Indian nations receive equal assistance. Refuses to punish the young men he loves.
January 24, 1799 Invoices for Missing Shipment Samuel Hodgdon John Habersham Expresses concern for recent missing shipment of Indian goods, military supplies, and cash. The Commissioner needs to know details to recoup costs. Forwards previous invoices to assist in the task. Requests that he send Indian invoices to Col. Hawkins when convenient.
July 5, 1794 Requests Estimates for Supplies for Coming Year Tench Coxe Henry Knox Writes about the irregularity and uncertainty of American commerce and manufacture. Requires estimate of articles wanted for the current year, including clothing, hospital stores, tents and camp equipment, Indian supplies, and supplies for laborers. Requests paperwork for building in Boston.
May 30, 1795 Fraud by the Indian Agents Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John McNairy Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of Treasury, expresses his concern that Indian agents may be charging for double the amount of supplies than what is actually delivered. If this is true, it amounts to a fraud destructive of all confidence in those who have completed these transactions. David Henley has been directed to conduct an investigation and John McNairy is told to cooperate.
May 19, 1796 Transportation of Supplies Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Creeks might travel to Mr. Seagrove in June, per his invitation. Discussed arrangements with Mr. Johnson for delivery of provisions and issuing them to the Indians.
[not available] Blank Abstracts for Payments and Services of the Indian Department [not available] [not available] Blank abstract of articles and supplies delivered by agent for receiving and issuing articles and supplies to Indians under direction of Superintendent Indian Affairs, possibly meant as forms or guides for abstracts to be submitted.
January 12, 1798 Reports Indian Affair; Seeks to Provide Supplies for Indian Agents with Creek Nation Edward Price James McHenry Responds to Col. Hawkins's request about information of the unfortunate affair with Indians on December 22. Forwards a transcript of Hawkins's diary, which he hopes will reveal the destination of the Indians. Has not been able to secure accommodations. Indicates plan to get stipends and supplies to agents between the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation.
January 8, 1799 Notification of Shipment of Writing Supplies James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of writing and office supplies.
December 5, 1797 Requests Accountability for the Use of Supplies for Indian Use John Steele Samuel Hodgdon According to an adjustment of the records of the Treasury, a 1796 treaty with the Creek Indians shows that sundries and supplies were retained by James Seagrove, superintendent of Indian Affairs. Steele requests that Seagrove be charged and held accountable in the records.
July 4, 1798 Demand for Goods, Indians to be Present at Treaty David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Mentions receipt of goods and that three to four thousand Indians will attend the treaty.
April 12, 1799 Outlines Supplies for Indian Nations Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Sends invoices for annuities due to several Indian Nations. The goods have been forwarded. A wagon leaves today with medicines and hospital stores. Requests that invoices be sent on safely with supplies so the agents will know how to disburse items.
November 11, 1796 Duties With Respect to the Indian Trading Houses James McHenry John Harris Instructions given by McHenry to John Harris that define Harris's duties as Keeper of Military Stores, particularly as they relate to the Indian Trading Houses.
June 23, 1794 Purchase of Indian Supplies Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe of the Revenue Office informs the Treasury Secretary that the purchase of Indian supplies made by N. Hoffman & Co. for distribution by General Israel Chapin amounts to approximately 680 British pounds in New York currency, i.e. bank notes.