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June 3, 1795 Advice of Wayne Followed, Ottawas and Chipawas Turned from British and McKee Malchipinchimichi Anthony Wayne Chiefs of Chipawas and Ottawas present or by proxy through their sons due infirmity. Malchipininchilliche joyful of peaceful reception chiefs at fort and notified Wayne the speech he gave encouraged his people to turn from McKee and the British. Deceit of McKee mentioned, Indians have turned away from his advice to NOT sign treaty. Key to garrisons mentioned by author.
December 13, 1788 Arrival of Five Nations, Senecas, Wyandots, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pottawatamies, Sacs Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Previous night, the Five Nations, Senecas, Wyandots, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pottawatamies, Sacs arrived. Brant with the Mohawks turned back upon receiving St. Clair's message. Brant did everything to prevent the rest from coming forward, without effect.
January 19, 1795 Answer to a Circular Letter from General Wayne Unknown Author [not available] Letter in answer to Gen. Wayne by the Chippawas, Ottawas, Patawatamies, and the Sakies, addressed to the commander at the Fort in Miami. The Four Nations rejoiced after the French Traders opened the Indians eyes. Assurances regarding the Indians trade with the French. The delegation represented in the document spoke for the village chiefs of the previously mentioned tribes. Alliance between...
June 20, 1794 Speech delivered Mr. Jaques Lassell by the Hurons, Ottowas and Chipawas asof Detroit. To be deleivered to General Wayne. J. Lassell Anthony Wayne Hurons, Ottawas, Chipawas gave speeches to Jaques Lassell to be delivered to General Wayne. Speeches assured Wayne the tribe representatives were detained by weather or other reasons, but would be at Fort Recovery shortly.
July 9, 1793 Remarks of Federal Commissioners and Indian Chiefs at Sandusky Conference Captain Joseph Brant [not available] Council convened on 9 July 1793 at Navy Hall Niagara. Captain Brant, interpreter furnished opening remarks of good will and conducted ceremony with strings and belts. Chiefs state that the Western Indians are of one mind, and if they can agree with whites, peace may ensue. Prior treaties were not binding because they did not account for all the tribes as one. Chief then provide the nations in...
May 28, 1800 Instructions for Indian Presents James McHenry John Harris Indian nations mentioned to receive annuities from the United States include Wyandots, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas, Miamis, Patawatomies, Shawanees, Creeks, Chickasaws, Cherokees, Eel River, Weeas, Piankishaws, and Kickapoos, with amounts (in value of goods) listed. Also lists any specific goods meant for the Indians -- if the value of the mentioned goods does not reach the total amount to be...
January 19, 1795 Speech to the Sachams, Chiefs & Warriors of the Chipawas, Ottawas, Putawatimes Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne commends the interest in peace on the part of the Indian tribes. He reminds them of the call for an exchange of American prisoners held by the tribes for Indian prisoners held by the US. Negotiations result in arrangements for a treaty meeting at Greenville in June.
July 7, 1788 Papers respectiong disposition of affairs on the Ohio River and Northwest Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox transmits letter from Governor of Western Territory with message from Wyandots, Ottawas, and Chippawas, delivered by Captain Coon; a letter from Superintendent Indian Affairs, Northern District, dated Fort Pitt, 20 June 1788; Extract of letter from Brigadier General Harmar with reports from Lieutenant Armstrong and Lieutenant Spear.
July 23, 1788 Reports Activities of Indians, Attacks, Treaty Efforts around Fort Harmar Josiah Harmar Charles Thomson Encloses congressional dispatches to the people of Kentucky. Treaty will be deferred. Will provide a subaltern sergeant corporal and several privates to guard provisions and to build a council room for the "savages" at the request of the governor. Reports attack by Ottowas and Chippeways, killing two and wounding two others. Two Indians were killed and six taken prisoner, now under heavy irons in...
May 20, 1792 Request to Travel to Philadelphia James Wilkinson Wyandot Chief Desire for peace prompted invitation of chiefs to Philadelphia to talk with G. Washington.
March 19, 1795 Speech to Wabash Indians Anthony Wayne [not available] Speech to the Wabash Indians.
August 11, 1793 Journal entry on report from Senekas [Senecas] regarding Council at rapids of Miami and prospects for peace Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Henry Knox King's Vessel named Chippewa arrived from Detroit, bound for Fort Erie with Senekas aboard. The Senekas are known to General Chapin and Jones, interpreter. Report from one says 4 nations want war. Six Nations chiefs planned to addressed them more than is customary. If no success, would go home. Farmer's Brother suggesting no peace will be made. Both six nations and seven nations of Canada want...
August 15, 1793 Lord Dorchester speech to Indians Lord Dorchester Chiefs Six Nations Land rights and boundaries were previously determined by nations of Europe and do not hold now that the United States has possession of the land.
August 3, 1795 Treaty of Greenville Henry De Butts [not available] Peace treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian Confederacy, comprised of the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Kickapoos, Weas, Ottawas, Chippewas, Putawatomie, Miami, & Eel River tribes. Dictates the end of hostilities, the return of prisoners, cessions of land to the U.S., the new Indian-U.S. boundary, right of white passage over Indian land and waterways, the relinquishment of...
June 22, 1795 Participation During an Impending Council Fire Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas [not available] Speeches delivered by chiefs of sundry tribes regarding participation in an impending council meeting.
January 1, 1795 Formal Peace Alliance with Tribes at Sandusky Anthony Wayne Sachems Formal acceptance of U.S. to discuss peace with tribes of Sandusky. Hopes to create an alliance against those who caused mischief.
June 10, 1795 Pursuit of Peace by Indians John Foster Williams Anthony Wayne Williams advised Wayne that the emergency at hand should not have been ignored and caused the Indians to assume mischief. Letter from Wayne received and explained to the Council as best as possible by Williams for understanding of United States desire for peace. Indians enthusiastically pursue peace and have sent "bad people" from town.
May 20, 1800 Goods to be Purchased for the Choctaws & Other Tribes John Harris Unknown Recipient Orders from the War Department to purchase goods to the value of one thousand dollars to be sent as a present to the Choctaw Nation of Indians with the same for the Wyandots and Delawares. To be purchased are the designated goods suitable for the annuities for the listed tribes of Indians for the year 1800.
October 3, 1799 Speech to the Indians Regarding Disputed Land & Other Affairs Between Indians & Whites Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas Discusses hopes for a personal meeting with the Indians soon, as well as the threat of unscrupulous individuals encroaching on Indian land; despite such incidents, urges the Indians to remain at peace. Discusses relations with the Canadians, and the appointment of an Indian agent at Detroit.
February 28, 1793 Speech from the Henry Knox to the Northwestern Indians on Location of Next Council Fire Henry Knox Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech informs the Indians that, due to a translation error, the United States government misunderstood the intended location of the next council fire.
September 28, 1795 Information Regarding the Recent Indian Treaty [Treaty of Greeneville] Timothy Pickering George Washington Forwards to Washington the details of Anthony Wayne's recent treaty with the Indians [the Treaty of Greeneville], noting that he obtained more land by it than had been expected. Lists the chiefs and tribes present at the signing of the treaty.
January 29, 1795 Letter to the Wayandots of Sandusky on Religion Edmund Burke Wyandots of Sandusky Letter communicated by Mr. Isaac Williams. Burke notified the Wayandots of Sandusky of a forthcoming visit to discuss the state of their religion and land ownership. Burke advised the Indians to listen to authority sent to protect them.
April 4, 1792 Speech to the Indians on Peace Henry Knox [not available] Additional attempt at peace after the failure of Colonel Proctors mission for peace last year. President requests presence of chiefs in Philadelphia to discuss peace.
July 3, 1786 Reports Activities of Moravian Indians Josiah Harmar Henry Knox John Bull (Indian name Shebo) reports that a group of 100 Moravian Indians have crossed the lake with the intent to settle near their old towns at the location of a previous massacre on the Muskingum. Because it is too late in the season for planting, they will remain at Cuyahoga until next season. Reports that group of whites and Indians set sail for Canada to purchase land north of Quebec, but...
[not available] Council meeting at Captain Elliot's, with the Commissioners of the United States, the Deputation of Indians and the British Officers and Inhabitants Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky [not available] Council at Captain Elliott's near mouth of Detroit River. Elliott is assistant to Colonel Alexander McKee. Those present were the Federal Commissioners of United States, Benjamin Lincoln, Timothy Pickering and Beverley Randolph, the Deputation of Indians, and British Officers and Inhabitants. Wyandot Chief addressed the commissioners and presented a paper that puts collective thoughts in writing....