Viewing 1–11 of 11 documents: "Kowahnawane, loud noise"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 21, 1791 Requirements for Bells Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon has been informed that bells may be had in the numbers required and at a rate not exceeding forty shillings a dozen. Those that Knox has described are too large for Hodgdon's purpose. He wants them loud but not too loud and already has enough small ones. The belts that go through them must go around the horses' necks and must have a buckle and be made of leather about as stout as those...
May 8, 1786 Personal Letter Bushrod Washington Samuel Hodgdon Friendly letter between Bushrod Washington and Samuel Hodgdon on personal affairs. Washington complains that Hodgdon has not written in ages.
December 11, 1785 Will remain until 1st of January John Pierce Joseph Howell Says the he is writing in the midst of company, wine and noise. Reports that he only informs of his health and was detained by which means he received letter by the post. In consequence, will remain at Weathersfield until 1 January.
May 18, 1792 Intrigues of William Augustus Bowles Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove Letter from Creek chief to the Indian Agent at the Southern Department. McGillivray had been waiting post month to get Lower gentry into humour of attending to national matters and to recover from confusion by the talks of lying Captain [Bowles], after he was secured by Spaniards. Had some hopes of soon forgetting him. Rumor has it from Orleans that he has made matters worse than ever. Spanish...
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
May 29, 1799 Expresses Concern about Indians Stealing Horses and War Dept. Response David Henley Charles Hicks Expresses concern about Indians plundering and stealing horses and causing problems for neighbors. If the Indians want horses, they should raise horses and range for them in order to instill honor for the Cherokees. Will complain to the Secretary of War about the manner of handling the horse problems with the Indians. Asks Henley to continue working with Indian chiefs and nation.
August 22, 1789 Indian Attacks Robert Johnson John Adams Letter gives detailed account of Indian attacks and the resulting defense by U.S. troops.
February 19, 1784 Exchange of notes and Society of the Cincinnati. Henry Jackson John Pierce Discusses exchange of notes for the pay of the Army and other financial matters. Mentions a dinner of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati.
July 7, 1793 Prospects for Peace Following the Killing of Indians and David Cornell Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Bernard gives an account of the killing of Indians vicinity of Spanish Creek and Colerain Station. David Cornell, headman of Tuckabachees was conducting business for James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent. Bernard's account points out that Cornell was unarmed when he was stopped and murderded. Suggests that the culprits were enemies of James Seagrove or rascals trying to bring on a general Indian...
December 5, 1792 European affairs of state P. Brett Henry Knox London correspondent describes French victories in Europe. Also describes the government response to Republican movements in London. Mentions reform in House of Commons.
May 22, 1799 Continuation of Payments on Account for Treaty of Tellico; Accounts for Choctaw Agent Samuel Mitchell David Henley William Simmons Henley forwards continuation of abstract of payments made on account of Treaty at Tellico from June 25 to Ocotber 1, 1798. In the letter he details accounts and payments which he allowed and the reasons why.