Viewing 1–25 of 26 documents: "Kickapoo"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 23, 1791 Wilkinson's Success at L'Anguille Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox General St. Clair reports that General Wilkinson has been completely successful during his engagement against the Indians at L'Anguille and has destroyed a Kickapoo village of thirty-two houses.
March 14, 1792 Articles of Agreement with the tribes of Indians on the Wabash John Francis Hamtramck [not available] This document is an articulation of points of agreement that were voted on and passed at Fort Knox between Major Hamtramck and the Chiefs of the tribes on the Wabash. A provisional article contained in this document places a demand on the tribes of the Wabash to bring the Kickapoo into negotiations with the United States or the Wabash Indians must participate in forcing the Kickapoo from the...
September 13, 1791 Transportation of Troops, Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Description of what companies arrived and when. Boats unloaded, stores present did not match invoice. Mentioned arrival of Kickapoo chiefs, visiting their wives who are held prisoner. Troops to advance tomorrow.
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.
August 7, 1795 A Return of the Different Nations of Indians Present at, and Parties to, the Treaty of Greenville, Taken on the 7th August, 1795. Henry De Butts [not available] Lists nations present at the Treaty of Greenville.
August 22, 1791 Military Report from Danville John Brown General William Irvine General Wilkinson has enjoyed some success in destroying two Indian towns but General St. Clair is struggling to secure the aid of the Kentucky militia who are averse to cooperating with the regular army.
June 30, 1797 Indian Goods and Compensation for Service Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Payment of P.Petil to be completed. Receipt of cash invoices for Indian goods due Pottawatomie, Kickapoo, Delaware, and Weea Nations. R. Cochran delivered Indian goods for Ottawa and Chippewas which are now bound for Le Boeuf. Exasperated with claims submitted for service in clothing and ordnance department that have not been paid. Requests Hodgdon purchase a tract of land facing coal hill in...
April 23, 1795 [The Indian's answer to Capt. Pasteur] Multiple Authors [not available] Expressed desire to hold treaty at Council House in Miami village, once women are put to work, members of the Nation will attend the treaty. Details of land ownership, rights to farm and build villages, and desire for protection.
October 29, 1792 [PRIVATE] Indian Treaties Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Capt. Mayette to deliver letter of introduction, has been commissioned based on recommendations from the Governor. Mentioned taking sides, Mayette's influence with the Indians, possible payoff from British and Spanish. Discussed purchasing additional people for increasing American influence over hostile Indian tribes. Imparts personal preference for Indian treaties.
June 20, 1794 Council of Vincennes, Speeches by Chiefs, Warriors, and Captain Pasteur [not available] [not available] All tribes had traveled far to meet General Washington and make their people one, offering wampum. Request for guns and land on either side of the Mississippi or near Wabash. French and Indian Nations requested pity from the United States for their efforts of peace and the suffering they endured by the British and Spaniards.
October 29, 1792 Sargent Discusses Indians Treaties with Knox Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian treaty.
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.
April 30, 1799 Relations with the Northwestern Tribes James McHenry Arthur St. Clair Mc Henry discusses in some detail relations with the northwestern Indians and refuses to consider a reassessment of the lines established by the Treaty of Greenville which a number of Indian chiefs are advocating. He also alludes to the distribution of goods to the sundry tribes
April 21, 1795 [Capt Pasteur's Answer to the Petiwatimies Indians, in Council, 21st day of April, 1795.] Thomas Pasteur [not available] Explains U.S. desire for peace, will forgive Indian Nations for wrongs. Advised avoiding British and their deceptions. Promises of trade upon signing of treaty with U.S., discussed building villages on "this side of the Ohio" river, and offered assurances of peace. Could not offer land on the Wabash to the Indians. Thanks for returning of prisoners;
December 8, 1796 Speech at Conference with Indian Chiefs, Treaty Cannot Be Amended James McHenry [not available] McHenry's speech to the assembled chiefs, on behalf of the president. Tribes represented: Wiandots [Wyandots], Delawares, Shawanees [Shawnees], Ottawas, Chippewas, Putawatimies, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas, Kickapoos, Piankeshaws, and Kaskaskias. States that the president has considered the Indians' requests that some land sold in the treaty be remitted to them, as well as a formal marking of the...
June 28, 1791 Successful Engagement with the Enemy Charles Scott Henry Knox General Scott reports on a successful engagement with the savages in which his officers and men acted with gallantry and humanity despite insuperable obstacles created by the weather and terrain.
November 29, 1796 Washington's Speech to the Indians on How to Honor the Treaty of Greeneville George Washington Northwestern Indian Chiefs Address to the [Northwest] Indian Confederacy comprised of the Wyandot, Delaware, Shawnee, Kickapoo, Wea, Ottawa, Chippewa, Putawatomie, Miami, Kaskaskia, Piankeshaw & Eel River tribes. Endeavors to give them advice surrounding the [Treaty of Greeneville], now ratified by the Senate. Explains the provision that the Indians not sell any of their land except to the U.S. Recommends that the Indians...
August 23, 1790 Plan for operations against Wabash Indians Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair explains his plan of operations against the Wabash Indians, coordination with commanders, logistics, contractors, numbers of troops, and expected timelines. Included Gamelin's journal which detailed his travels through several Miami Indians villages and their sentiments toward peace with U.S.
March 21, 1791 Campaign against Northwest Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox writes St. Clair - Governor of Northwest Territory - regarding the government's Indian policies in the territory northwest of the Ohio River and the forthcoming campaign against the hostile Indian tribes.
November 29, 1796 Conference with the Several Indian Chiefs Assembled, & Washington's Reply George Washington [not available] Various Indian chiefs speak on rights to land, inclinations to peace over war, and a recent treaty. Tribes represented: Wiandots [Wyandots], Delawares, Shawanees [Shawnees], Ottawas, Chippewas, Putawatimies, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas, Kickapoos, Piankeshaws, and Kaskaskias. George Washington's response to these follows, which discusses points of the treaty, such as that the Indians are to...
September 24, 1792 A Journal of the Proceedings at a Council held with the Indians of the Wabash and Illinois at Post Vincents [on September 24, 1792]. Rufus Putnam [not available] Transcription of speeches given at the council held at Post Vincennes (Vincent's) between U.S. and Wabash and Illinois Nations. Durcoigne chosen unanimously to speak for all tribes present. The French, English, and Spanish never took lands from Indians, they expect the same respect from Americans. Indians blame English for tomahawk to attack American settlers. Indians wish to keep the...
August 10, 1795 Treaty of Greenville [Minutes of a Treaty with the Tribes of Indians called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanese, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pattawatamies, Miamies, Eel River, Kickapoos, and Kabaskias.] Henry De Butts [not available] Prisoner exchange, description rules governing the council/gathering. Issues of provisions, peace, alliance, land rights, and compensation for land purchase. Shawnee and Wyandots of Detroit remain allies with the British. Indian tribes relinquish land to U.S. and bury their war belts.
November 20, 1800 Estimate of Expenses for the US Army, 1801 Samuel Dexter Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Encloses estimates of expenses of the Army of the United States for the year 1801. Enclosure lists staff, numbers, and salaries and forage for each department. References clothing, horses, supplies, and bounties. Outlines Indian tribes. Lists several locations and branches.
April 17, 1790 Expedition report from Major John Doughty John Doughty Henry Knox Major Doughty reports on his expedition on Ohio, Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers. Lots of ice on Ohio river made it impossible for Doughty to proceed. He sent men forward on land. Details of rowing upriver during spring flooding and residing with Chickasaws and Kickapoos who showed him "great kindness". Discussed various battles between different Indian tribes. Primary objective of Doughty's...
December 8, 1796 Treaty of Greeneville Cannot Be Amended; Regarding Gifts & White Presences on Indian Land James McHenry Northwestern Indian Chiefs Addressed to the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees, Ottawas, Chippewas, Poutawatomies, Miamis, Eel River, Weas, Kickapoos, Piankashaws and Kaskaskias. Transmits the president's response to some Indians' request that slightly different land concessions and boundaries be agreed upon, to the effect that the conditions of the Treaty of Greeneville cannot be changed now that it has been ratified by the...