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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 11, 1795 The Supplement to the Treaty of Greenville Henry De Butts [not available] Shawnee explained the reason they have caused mischief was due to their camp in Scioto being robbed when they were peaceably hunting. The hunting party did not know the chiefs of their Nation had made peace with the U.S. Shawnee beg forgiveness.
July 11, 1799 Complaint Against the Chickasaw Chiefs of the Shawnees Arthur St. Clair The Chiefs of the Shawnee complain to St. Clair about the behavior of the Chickasaw. They claim that the Chickasaw are breaking the peace and troubling the Shawnee chiefs, women, and children. They ask St. Clair to defend them and stop any possible mischief.
March 8, 1791 St. Clair Warns the Wyandots about the Shawnee and Miami Arthur St. Clair Tarhe St. Clair recounts to the Half King and the chiefs of the Wyandot Indians the hostile attitude of the Shawnee and Miami Indians toward the United States and recommends Colonel Thomas Procter as emissary.
January 21, 1794 Treaty Between United States and Delaware, Shawnee, and Miami Nations Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne addressed all chiefs of the three nations and accepted their hands in friendship and peace. Warrior Chiefs accept peace treaty.
December 23, 1787 To the Chiefs and Warriors of the Shawnee Nation, Concerning Past & Future Treaties Major General Richard Butler Chiefs of the Shawnees Discusses the effect of recent Congressional decisions upon U.S.-Indian relations, and asks for a specific treaty meeting with the Delawares and Shawnees. Professes U.S. goodwill toward the Indians.
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 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.
January 31, 1786 Treaty with the Shawnee nation Commissioners Plenipotentiary Chiefs of the Shawnees Articles of a Treaty concluded at the mouth of the Great Miami between the commissioners plenipotentiary of the U.S. and the chiefs and warriors of the Shawnee nation. Describes the lands to be retained and relinquished by the Shawanee Nation.
October 5, 1799 Goods for the Shawnee Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Shawnees The goods which St. Clair had arranged to have available for the Shawnee at Fort Miami will be at Fort Wayne instead.
March 8, 1791 A Warning to the Delaware Nation Arthur St. Clair Captain Pipe St. Clair recounts the hostile attitude of the Shawnee and Miami Indians toward the United States. Relying on the friendship of the Delaware, St. Clair recommends Colonel Thomas Procter as emissary.
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.
July 20, 1786 Report of Mr. Philip Liebert regarding intentions of the savages Philip Liebert [not available] Liebert was ordered by Major Doughty to pass through the Delaware and Shawnee towns on the Miami and at Sandusky. Shawanese not disposed to peace. The Delawares and Wyandots were more kind and friendly.
April 22, 1786 Indian treaties signed Charles Thomson Patrick Henry Letter to the Governor of Virginia covering copies of treaties signed by the commissioners of Congress with the Shawnee, Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indians.
October 20, 1790 Expedition against hostile Indians Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 17, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 21, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 22, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
September 24, 1792 Growing Indian Hostilities General Israel Chapin Henry Knox Peace could not be reached with hostile Indians. Canada Indians perplexed at at inability to reach peace. Council fire between Canada Indians, Delaware, and Shawnee moved to the mouth of the Muskingum.
May 2, 1797 Transportation of Indian Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Departure of wagons loaded with annuities for Wyandot, Shawnee, and Delaware Indians. Mentioned instructions from Secretary of War or Gen. Wilkins[son?] on delivery of goods and routes of transportation. Requests Craig include the enclosed invoice with the shipment of Indian goods.
September 30, 1792 Warning Against Creeks and Shawnee Kenotetah William Blount Notified Blount that there were Indians poised to attack. Kenoteta offered supplies to U.S. if they pass through his territory. Talahuske says he abandoned his war talks, now seeks peace but Kenoteta believed he was lying and advised Blount against any sense of security.
July 7, 1790 Hostile Indians Harry Innes Henry Knox Discussed dealing with hostile Shawnee Indians. Treaty at Fort Harmar, relations b/w settlers and Indians. Innes asserts Indians are aggressors and that settlers are defending their safety.
June 9, 1794 Indians Now Assembing to Engage Americans; Request for Hurons to Assemble As Well Colonel Alexander McKee Chiefs of the Huron Informs the Hurons that the Chippewa, Poutawatomie, Shawnee, Mingo, Delaware, and Miami are assembling after hearing cannon fire near a Chippewa settlement [presumably the American army approaching]. Summons the Hurons and "all the others along with you."
June 9, 1797 Cash Invoices Received, Transportation of Merchandise Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Discussion of location/status of Shawnee, Ottawa, Miami, Wyandot, and Delaware Indian goods. Requested assistance with J.Heath's account, mentioned W. Simmons help with the draft. Transportation of provisions discussed in details.
February 7, 1784 Speech to the Shawnee Nation James Wilkinson [not available] Speech to Shawnee chiefs and warriors informing them of the peace treaty signed between Great Britain and the United States. Wilkinson asks the Shawnee to join in a "chain of friendship" with the Americans.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove to the Chiefs and Headmen of the Cussetah and Coweta Towns James Seagrove Chiefs and Headmen of Cussetah & Coweta Towns Letter from James Seagrove to the Chiefs and Headmen of the Cussetah and Coweta Towns, dated St. Mary's, 20 Feb. 1793. Seagrove writes to inform the Creek leadership that he will meet with them 1 May; and that the talks from the great father General Washington, President of the United States, are straight and good towards Creeks. Seagrove admonishes Creek leaders not to listen to the northward...