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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 9, 1796 Intelligence report on Chief Red Pole and the Chickasaws James McHenry [not available] Intelligence report on Chief Red Pole and Chickasaws.
February 3, 1797 Transportation on River Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon River becoming navigable will ship off stores shortly. Mentioned death of Red Pole.
February 3, 1797 Death of Red Pole Isaac Craig James McHenry Notification that after severe illness, Red Pole died. Shawnee acknowledged the assistance of the U.S. in his care. Requested a head stone or tomb stone to be placed over his grave.
February 3, 1797 Current State of Affairs Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Bemoaned not getting credit for industry at job and current busy state of affairs while Congress is in session. Hoped Red Pole would recover from illness for both political and humane reasons. Hodgdon discouraged Craig from visiting during this time.
February 17, 1797 Labor for Road Repairs Isaac Craig James McHenry Authorized a tomb stone for Red Pole's grave. All letters addressed to A. Wayne to be transmitted to McHenry. Road to Le Boeuf and Presque Isle requires a lot of labor for repairs and Craig uncertain if garrisons at both posts can provide enough labor. Asked for approval from Pennsylvania legislature during current session for assistance with labor shortage.
December 23, 1796 Death of Wayne Isaac Craig James McHenry Letter to Shawnee received and will be forwarded. Death of Anthony Wayne at Presque Isle noted.
February 10, 1797 Indians Travelling to Fort Washington Isaac Craig James McHenry Notification that Indians will travel by boat to Fort Washington under the charge of Capt. Britt. Good relations b/w U.S. and Shawnee.
February 13, 1784 The Army's Foreign Officers Joseph Carleton John Pierce Joseph Carleton sends a list of Foreign Officers that served with the American Army to John Pierce.
November 29, 1796 Indian Request for Equal Support and Supplies Blue Jacket [not available] Refers to Indian treaties with several different tribes concerning boundaries. Request permission to maintain current forms of farming. Understands that Christian Indians receive special assistance from the US. Requests Indian land, supplies, food for family. Requests that all Indian nations receive equal assistance. Refuses to punish the young men he loves.
January 18, 1793 Peace Mission of Cornplanter, Supplies & Artillery Needed at Legionville Anthony Wayne Henry Knox The Cornplanter's peace message should be laid before Congress as soon as possible as he and his nephew are on their way to Philadelphia. Various items are needed at Legionville including a complete Theodolite, a four pole chain, and sixteen howitzers.
November 15, 1794 Apprehending Suspects from the insurgency Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton names those who have been apprehended for their part in the insurgency in western Pennsylvania and one who has escaped. He believes that a permanent military presence will be required in the area.
May 1792 Minutes of the Conference with the Cherokees William Blount [not available] Minutes of the conference at Coyatee with the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees, in which Blount describes the circumstances of his entrance into the Cherokee town and the celebrations in preparation for Blount's address to the tribe.
December 2, 1796 Transcript of Talks Between Different Indian Chiefs & Secretary of War on Necessity of Peace Between Tribes James McHenry [not available] McHenry, on behalf of President Washington, advises all the Indians assembled to not go to war with each other. The representatives of the tribes then comment on this advice and on peace-making among themselves; the loss of land, the fate of Indian prisoners held by other tribes, and the shared use of hunting grounds are discussed. Much is made of the union of all the Indian nations as...
May 1795 General Return of Quartermaster's Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Return of all the Public Property belonging to the Quarter Master's Department at West Point taken for May 1795.
November 29, 1796 Conference with the Several Indian Chiefs Assembled, & Washington's Reply George Washington [not available] Various Indian chiefs speak on rights to land, inclinations to peace over war, and a recent treaty. Tribes represented: Wiandots [Wyandots], Delawares, Shawanees [Shawnees], Ottawas, Chippewas, Putawatimies, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas, Kickapoos, Piankeshaws, and Kaskaskias. George Washington's response to these follows, which discusses points of the treaty, such as that the Indians are to...
1800 Explanation of the Vouchers Suspended by the Comptroller in the Accounts of John Wilkins Jr. John Wilkins, Jr. [not available] General Account of expenditures by Quarter Master General which were suspended by Comptroller and now admitted after receipt of additional vouchers. Chart lists number of voucher, date of payment, to whom and where paid, description of articles or services.
August 10, 1795 Treaty of Greenville [Minutes of a Treaty with the Tribes of Indians called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanese, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pattawatamies, Miamies, Eel River, Kickapoos, and Kabaskias.] Henry De Butts [not available] Prisoner exchange, description rules governing the council/gathering. Issues of provisions, peace, alliance, land rights, and compensation for land purchase. Shawnee and Wyandots of Detroit remain allies with the British. Indian tribes relinquish land to U.S. and bury their war belts.
August 3, 1795 Treaty of Greenville Timothy Pickering [not available] Certified copy of official Treaty of Greenville that secures peace between the United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chippewas, Potawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeds, Kickapoos, Piankashaws, and Kaskaskias. Outlines boundaries, trade, agriculture, and civil rights.
January 3, 1789 John Read discusses the cultivation of hemp John Read Henry Knox Letter, describes growing hemp and cultivating seed.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.