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June 27, 1792 Ticklish About the Reservation Henry Knox George Clinton Captain Brandt wants his friend the Fish Carrier to be satisfied with the Cayugas' reservation.
[not available] Speech to the Chiefs Sachems and Warriors at Buffalo Creek Israel Chapin Jr Chiefs, Sachems and Warriors at Buffaloe Creek Mr. Parrish is at Cayuga. Chapin had sent a speech by Mr. Ransome to the Seneca along with whiskey to commemorate the death of Fish Carrier. Chapin wants to arrange a time and place to meet the Indians to distribute clothing as well as pass along the money owed them by Mr. Phelps. The Company making a settlement on Lake Erie will arrive soon, they are to meet with the Indians.
August 16, 1792 Indian Relations Henry Knox George Washington Questions accuracy of intelligence on prisoners, will transmit all reports from Wilkinson and Putnam to Anthony Wayne. Hostile Indians to concede to peace treaty with United States. Affairs in Southwestern quarter are "ill" based on letter from Campbell. Speech of Fish Carrier, chief of Cayuga nation, enclosed.
August 11, 1793 Letter from Federal Commissioners of Sandusky conference to Colonel McKee regarding delay in response from deputation of Indian Nations assembled at rapids of Miami Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] The Federal Commissioners for the Sandusky Conference, in writing to Colonel McKee, lament that it has been 14 days and no answer has arrived from rapids at Miami. They ask for McKee's help in getting the proceedings moving in order to forestall the closing of negotiations. This message was accompanied by wampum and given to Onandago and Oneida runners. Their instructions were to present the...
January 27, 1792 Letter from the Reverend Samuel Kirkland to Secretary of War Henry Knox on urgency of Six Nations delegation to Philadelphia; efforts to derail the delegation's visit; effect of the defeat of General St. Clair's Army Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Kirkland advises Knox that the proposed delegation from Six Nations should go to Philadelphia as soon as possible. Great efforts made vicinity of Niagara to prevent delegation, including Farmer's Brother and Fish Carrier from attending. Some friendly to Americans fear that defeat of General St. Clair's army would kindle such wrath that there would never be peace. Some consider victory over St....
June 20, 1793 Forecast of Indian Attendance at Sandusky, Etc. Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Henry Knox Federal commissioners for conference at Sandusky report that interpreter Parish is late, probably due to incessant rains. Moravian missionaries, John G. Heckewelder, Dr. McCoskey, Captain Hendricks with companions of Stockbridge Indian tribe, sailed from Fort Erie to Detroit to gain intelligence. They await arrival of commissioners, who intend to go to Detroit. Canada Lt. Governor Simcoe...
May 18, 1798 Request for David Henley to assist bearer of letters for commanding officer of Natchez post and New Orleans James McHenry David Henley McHenry informs Henley that the bearer of correspondence works for the War Department as a letter carrier. Is carrying letters for commanding officer at Natches Post and to New Orleans. Asks that Henley facilitate the man's journey.
May 25, 1798 Balance Settlement Nicholas Fish William Simmons Fish requested money be left to the Incomer of the N. States for materials purchased by Fish for the Naval Department. Fish detailed further amendments to account.
July 16, 1791 Entirely Satisfied with the Bargain Timothy Pickering [not available] In this certicate, Pickering attests to the acquiescence of the Six Nations of Indians to the bargain completed by Oliver Phelps in which the Indians surrendered land in exchange for five thousand dollars and an annuity of five hundred dollars.
June 27, 1796 Receipts to Fish's credit William Simmons Nicholas Fish Acknowledges the receipt of three receipts from Fish that he will place to Fish's credit on the War Department account books.
October 5, 1795 Vouchers Enclosed, Request to Send Sum to Col. Fish Michael G. Houdin William Simmons Sends vouchers for his salary and asks that the payment orders be sent to Colonel Fish.
December 6, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Nicholas Fish William Simmons Nicholas Fish William Simmons directs Nicholas Fish to pay Lt. Philip Rodrique at West Point.
September 5, 1797 Payment of Recruits William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons notified Fish that the Treasurer of the United States will remit Fish $192.24 which he should pay to Lieut. Andrew Marschalk at Ellis Island to pay his recruits. Simmons requests receipts.
April 30, 1796 Credit to Nicholas Fish's Account William Simmons Nicholas Fish Acknowledges receipt of receipts from Fish to be credited to his account in the books of the War Department Accountant's Office.
July 1, 1796 Request for Salary of April, May, and June to be Remitted via N. Fish Frederick Sprig William Simmons Spring encloses his account for salary for April, May and June 1796. He asks to be paid via Nicholas Fish.
February 25, 1792 Letter from the Reverend Samuel Kirkland to Secretary of War Henry Knox on Indian delegation to Philadelphia; British views on boundary lines Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Kirkland reports that he has arrived with a complete delegation of Chiefs and Warriors of the Five Nations with exception of Fish Carrier and a village on Allegheny. Praises Farmer's Brother and Little Billy for their alliance with U.S. Although the delegation is large, because of the critical situation, it is justified. Could not diminish the numbers without giving offense. They refused to...
April 18, 1798 Account and payment Nicholas Fish William Simmons Cover for his account for acting as the agent for military supplies in New York. Requests that Simmons make a payment for him to the Treasurer out of Fish's commissions. Cited in Simmons to Fish, 04/24/1798.
July 8, 1797 Account and receipts Nicholas Fish William Simmons Cover for Fish's "account current" for acting as agent for military supplies and vouchers from Captain George Ingersoll, George Fleming, and Nehemiah Freeman in the amounts listed. Cited in Simmons to Fish, 07/10/1797.
February 9, 1797 Account and receipts Nicholas Fish William Simmons Cover for Fish's account as agent for military supplies and receipts from Nehemiah Freeman, George Fleming, Frederick Frye, and Frederick Sprig with amounts listed. Cited in Simmons to Fish 02/14/1797
November 5, 1796 Enlistment Receipts and Request for Sum to be Remitted through Col. Fish Staats Morris William Simmons Morris encloses papers for the enlistment of a recruit, which combined with two previous recruits brings him a bounty of $48. He would like to have the money remitted via Colonel Fish.
July 5, 1796 Credit to Nicholas Fish's account William Simmons Nicholas Fish Acknowledges receipt of Fish's letter with two receipts from George Fleming that he will credit to Fish's account on the War Department books.
October 12, 1796 Receipts needed William Simmons Nicholas Fish Sends Fish a list of receipts that Simmons requires to settle Fish's account at the war department.
February 5, 1798 Accounts of Nicholas Fish William Simmons Nicholas Fish Fish is to pay Captain Frederick Frye, commanding at Governor's Island, New York.
May 8, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance, and accounting with Nicholas Fish William Simmons Nicholas Fish William Simmons notifies Nicholas Fish that funds for the payment of Doctor Lynch will be remitted.
February 16, 1796 Delivery of Return Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Return submitted to Hodgdon supposedly not delivered due to carrier selling his discharge papers and traveling elsewhere.