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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 18, 1797 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, describes disposition of Six Nations; discusses fears of Indian aggression.
July 8, 1788 A Quit of Land Claims by Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagoes, Cayogas, Chief Women, and Senecas [not available] [not available] Cession of lands in New York from boundary of Pennsylvania to Genesee River by Five Nations of Indians to Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham for consideration of 2100 pounds. Outlines borders and rights to the property.
December 6, 1791 A Plan to Civilize the Indians Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Kirkland described the plan to civilize the Indians. Details of the duties of the Indian Superintendent and school masters, and discussed the means to support the school house. He also mentioned the education of Indian boys and recommended a school for Indian girls. Specifically noted the success of the villages will depend upon the exclusion of liquor from the trading posts.
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
February 13, 1792 Disposition of the Indians in This Quarter Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Reverend Kirkland reports on sundry councils with representatives of the western tribes and assesses the prospects for peace or war on the frontier.