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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 29, 1789 Instrument of Ratification: Treaty of Fort Harmar. George Washington [not available] Treaty between United States and Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattawattima, and Sac Nations at Fort Harmar by Arthur St. Clair Governor of Territory North west of Ohio River. Ratification took place at Fort Harmar on 9 January 1789.
September 20, 1797 Enclosed Vouchers Details, on Locations of Artillerists and Engineers James Sterrett William Simmons Agreeable to General Order, vouchers submitted to Mr. Swan for the monies due the corps of artillerists and engineers North West of the Ohio River. Troops traveling between forts 600 miles apart left them eleven months in arrears.
January 6, 1796 Order to Discharge Militia Timothy Pickering Absalom Baird Peace with Indians North West of the Ohio has made the employment of scouts and militia unnecessary, Pickering commands that they be discharged.
April 24, 1793 Protection of Commissioners Henry Knox Henry Lee Discussed governance of North Western Indians and treaty to be held in Sandusky. Requests protection of commissioners from hostile Indian attacks.
August 13, 1794 Peace Settlement Offered by George Washington to Indians North West of the Ohio Anthony Wayne Sachems, Chiefs, & Warriors of the Wyandots, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pottawatomies, Shawnees, & Miamis Major General Wayne offered an honorable peace from George Washington to the Chippawas, Delawares, Shawnese, Wyandots, Miamis, Tawas, and Potawatomis. Wayne also requested that the Nations no longer listen to the deception from the men posted at the Rapids.
August 13, 1794 Wayne Address to Indians Regarding Peace Meeting Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne addressed all Nations North West of the Ohio River regarding peace: Wayne requested to meet deputies sent by the Indian tribes to discuss peace agreement which included protection of women and children and returning of land to tribes. Christopher Miller, an adopted Shawnee was offered by Wayne to provide evidence of the United States kindness. Wayne advised the Nations to disregard...
July 26, 1787 Report of Committee: Indian Relations. Congress of the United States [not available] Relative to making provision for preventing wanton and unjust attacks upon Indians, committee is convinced that measures must be adopted by congress and the states to prevent further progress of mutual depredations and hostilities between Indians and frontier inhabitants. No person shall be permitted to pass through territory north west of Ohio River without a permit signed by Secretary of War....
July 2, 1788 [Additional Instructions to the Governor of the Territory North West of the River Ohio relative to the Treaty to be Held with the Western Indians in Pursuance of the Resolutions passed by Congress of October Last] Charles Thomson Arthur St. Clair Additional directions to Governor directing him to secure an advantageous boundary for the United States using additional money provided.
December 1793 Update on Indian Treaty and Intelligence Henry Knox [not available] Submitted instructions issued to the commissioners appointed to "treat" with the Indians North of the Ohio river. Their report of the proceedings, return of the troops, and intelligence gathered by Gen. Wayne was also included in this submission.
September 20, 1795 Division of Land and Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Transmitted by Col. O'Hara the original treaty between U.S. and all hostile tribes from North West of the Ohio river. Details on Indian tribes being detained by British and land jobbers. Discussed details of new boundaries and division of land among trading companies from Detroit.
May 15, 1797 Delivery of Annuities to North West Indians James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver annuities to Hodgdon for dispersal to the North Western Indians.
August 9, 1795 Treaty, Supplies, and Clothing for Soliders Anthony Wayne Timothy Pickering Peace treaty b/w U.S. and hostile tribes of North West of Ohio river signed and copy enclosed. Addressed concerns about soldiers receiving clothing due them after their discharge. Believed that poor book keeping lead to improper dispensation of clothing. Discussed treaty with Great Britain and the sentiments of the dissenters. Lack of supplies at post rampant due to late shipments.
March 26, 1790 Regarding Arrearages in Pay for Troops on Ohio and at West Point Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Secretary of War has made arrangement with Secretary of Treasury that troops in service of United States to be paid in three installments. Knox approved acceptance of bills from the Paymaster on the Ohio and makes reference to troops on the Ohio and troops at West Point. Requested money in order to discharge the payments.
June 30, 1786 Resolution of Congress Charles Thomson Executive State of Virginia Resolution to protect citizens of Virginia against Indian attacks. Orders to dispatch two companies of militia to assist the federal military north of the Ohio.
September 15, 1797 Delivery Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Noted assistants quitting service and general malady in Philadelphia. W. Weekly delivered two casks w/o invoices addressed to Governors of Kentucky and North West Territory which will be forwarded immediately.
July 29, 1790 Offensive Action Against Shawnee Henry Knox Harry Innes Circular letter forwarded to several counties. Due to countless depredations on the Ohio, President authorized use of mounted militia to act offensively against Shawnee Indians. Outlined method of payment for rangers and scouts.
February 22, 1795 Proclamation to the Indians Anthony Wayne [not available] Document, Proclamation to the Indians, Greeneville.
June 30, 1786 Resolution of Congress to Secretary at War Charles Thomson Henry Knox Resolution to protect inhabitants north of the Ohio river. Orders Commanding Officer to detach two companies of troops to the rapids of Ohio River to protect against and prevent Indian attacks.
April 25, 1789 Information Relative to the depredations of the Indians North West of the Ohio John Evans Beverley Randolph Murders of officers and civilians by Indians recounted.
March 25, 1799 Receipt of Tench Francis on account of the annuity for the Indians northwest of the Ohio Tench Francis [not available] Receipt of Tench Francis of $9500 issued by Secretary of War on account of the annuity for the Indians northwest of the Ohio
September 11, 1793 Detailed Account of Failed Peace with Indians Benjamin Lincoln Jonathan Adams Lincoln provided details on failed peace with Indian tribes from North of the Ohio River. Failed negotiations by commissioners, travel to Detroit.
December 26, 1793 Barbarous and Treacherous Murders William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on the murder of two peaceful Cherokees by villainous North Carolinians who tried to transfer the blame for their barbarous acts to the people of the territory south of the Ohio. It is important to note that no citizens of North Carolina have been killed by Indians since the Treaties of New York and Holston.
April 24, 1793 Prohibit Incursions into Indian Country Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox emphasizes that during the treaty talks at lower Sandusky, hostile incursions by white citizens into Indian country should be strictly prohibited so as not to impede the peace process.
May 30, 1796 Act of Congress Authorized Additional Pay of Wayne and De Butts Charles Lee [not available] Attorney General authorized the additional payment of all who hold treaties with Indians and for commissioners who assist. Excerpt from Act attached.
January 18, 1798 Discusses Indian Affair, Travel of Agents through Creek Nation Edward Price Joseph Clay Abstract of letter from Col. Hawkins, agent of the 4 Nations south of the Ohio. Requests an official report of the Dec. 22 affair. Announces trip for James & William Yasborough, Matthew Bilbo, and Mr. Tankell from West Florida through the Creek Nation.