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June 28, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky conference to Major Isaac Craig on interpreters, wampum, runners, and timing of Sandusky Conference Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Isaac Craig [not available]
July 5, 1793 Indian Speech to Commissioners Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Indians apologized and provided reasoning for not meeting commissioners at Sandusky, requested to meet with "Governor of this Province" (John Graves Simcoe) at Niagara for negotiations.
June 28, 1793 Letter from Canadian Colonel Alexander McKee to Federal Commissioners for Conference at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Commissioners note in 29 June 1793 entry above letter from McKee, that Captain Elliott arrived with deputation of twenty Indians for nations assembled at foot of Miami Rapids and delivered McKee's letter to the Federal Commissioners. McKee assures commissioners that he will let them know when Indians are ready to meet at Sandusky.
December 13, 1796 List of contract prices for rations for the year of 1796 Comptroller of the Treasury [not available] List of contract prices of rations for the year 1796 received from the Comptroller of Treasury. Locations include Grenville [Greenville], Fort Wayne, below Fort Wayne on Miami River to Lake Erie, Fort Franklin, Picque Town, Sandusky, Fort Adams, Presque Isle, Fort Bruenton on Oneida Lake, Detroit, Michilamackanac, Oswego, Niagara, Fort Steuben, Fort Messac.
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.
May 18, 1791 Update on Advice to be Delivered to the Chiefs of the Six Nations A. Gordon Thomas Procter Chiefs never arrived for advice to be administered by Gordon. Gordon not authorized to give permission for accompaniment of Indians for Proctor's travels to Sandusky.
August 12, 1793 Journal entry: decision by Federal Commissioners to proceed without delay to Miami River Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Captain Henry Ford Commissioners have received no information from the Indian Council at rapids of Miami and have decided to proceed to Miami bay or river in order to communicate and receive an answer. Captain Ford, commander of vessel Dunmore, contacted by letter.
August 21, 1793 Letter to Major General Anthony Wayne, Fort Washington from Federal Commissioners Sandusky Conference on Indian decision not to treat Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Anthony Wayne Commissioners report that they are returning from the mouth of Detroit River, where they waited for four weeks for Indians to close the council at rapids of Miami in order to convene treaty proceedings at Sandusky. They report that the Indians have determined not to treat at all; final answer on this matter received 16 August. Commissioners continue to hope for peace and express thanks to General...
March 21, 1793 Instructions for the Sandusky Commissioners George Washington Alexander Hamilton The President orders his cabinet members and the Attormey General to meet and decide on the specific instructions to be given to the Commissioners who will attend the treaty at the lower Sandusky. They should also decide whether the credentials of the Quakers who wish to attend the treaty are such that they can contribute to a successful outcome.
May 20, 1791 Enclosed Speech to be Given to Six Nations Chiefs at Buffalo Creek John Butler Colonel C. Gordon Butler enclosed speech to be delivered to chiefs of Six Nations for the approval of Gordon.
January 1, 1794 Articles of Agreement [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Robert Elliot and Elie Williams.
June 26, 1793 Journal entry, invitation to General Chapin to attend proceedings at Sandusky Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Henry Knox During a meeting of commissioners held on 26 June 1793, it was thought expedient to invite General Israel Chapin, Superintendent of Six Nations, to attend the treaty at Sandusky. Chapin accepted after being assured of reasonable compensation for his services.
August 12, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky conference to Captain Henry Ford, commanding the Dunmore on the late reply to speech of 31 July 1793 and decision to proceed to the Miami Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Captain Henry Ford Federal Commissioners lament that they have been waiting twelve days for a reply to their 31 July 1793 letter. Have decided to proceed to the rapids of Miami in order to obtain answer. Therefore request that Captain Henry Ford be prepared to set sail the following morning to the Miami River. In a post script to the journal entry, Captain Ford acknowledged that he was to attend the commissioners,...
February 15, 1797 [Memorndum] British Block House James McHenry [not available] British block house between Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair.
August 16, 1793 Response from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky Conference to General Council at rapids of Miami speech of 13 August 1793 Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Response to Council of Miami Rapids speech of 13 August 1793 [received 16 August and submitted on the same day] and relayed via two Wyandot runners from Captain Elliott's at the mouth of the Detroit River. Addressed to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Indian Nations assembled at the foot of the Miami Rapids. The commissioners restate that it is impossible to make the Ohio River the the boundary...
February 28, 1793 Relations with British in Canada Henry Knox William Hull Secretary Knox discusses treaty proceedings and the error in designating the place of treaty, attributable to interpreter error. Mentions Canada Governor Simcoe and his passage of the United States Commissioners from Niagara to Sandusky. Advises to keep the peace with the British in Canada. States "the United States are at perfect peace with the British Government."
March 9, 1793 Appointment as Commissioner to Treat with Hostile Indians Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Lincoln is notified of his appointment as a Commissioner to treat with the Indians north of the Ohio. The other Commissioners will be Governor Randolph and Colonel Pickering.
1793 Estimate for supplies of the Commissioners on intended Treaty with Indians at Sandusky Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate for supplies of the Commissioners on intended Treaty with Indians at Sandusky
July 21, 1793 Inquiry as to when Indian Nations will arrive at Sandusky Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Colonel Alexander McKee Entry notes that Federal Commissioners left Navy Hall at Niagara on 10 July and arrived at Ft. Erie 11 July 1793. On 14 July set sail for Detroit River; arrived on 21 July; took quarters with Captain Matthew Elliot, assistant to Colonel McKee. Commissioners want to know when the nations of Indians are ready to move from Council at Rapids of Miami to Sandusky.
June 26, 1794 Examination of two Shawanese warriors Alexander Gibson Unknown Recipient Examination of two Shawanese warriors, taken prisoners on the Miami of the lake, twenty miles above Grand Glaize just a few days before.
September 1795 Navigation of Lake Erie Unknown Author Timothy Pickering Information provided by a British sailor on navigating Lake Erie.
June 28, 1793 We shall sail with the first fair wind. Benjamin Lincoln Isaac Craig Commissioners LIncoln, Randolph, and Pickering report on the status of their expedition to treat with the Western Indians.
July 9, 1792 Fixing a Post on the Muskingham River Rufus Putnam Henry Knox Proposal for the establishment of a fort at the Cayahoga garrisoned by one company of musket men and one company of riflemen for scouting and protection of settlers
July 28, 1793 Notification of the Meeting at Sandusky Colonel Alexander McKee Benjamin Lincoln Captain Elliot delivered a letter from Colonel McKee in which Mckee informs the Commissioners that he will inform them of the time the Indians will meet at Sandusky as soon as he receives that information.
September 27, 1794 Indians of Sandusky Chiefs of the Sandusky Anthony Wayne Leaders of the Indian tribe at Sandusky write Major General Anthony Wayne about the distress of their people, demanding "redress" from the United States, by sending an army to the place as soon as possible. The chief expresses faith that the United States will show justice.