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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 8, 1793 Speech to Six Nations on Peace Agreement Chiefs & Warriors of the Six Nations Six Nations of Indians Account of meeting between Six Nations, John Butler, and Israel Chapin regarding history of war, British aggression, peace among Indian nations and U.S., and mandate to avoid whites and fellow Indians who might try and inspire insurrection and war.
May 31, 1799 Treaty with the Seven Nations Daniel Hale [not available] A treaty made at New York with the nations or tribes of Indians known as the Seven Nations.
May 10, 1794 Relations with Six Nations Henry Knox Alexander James Dallas The Secretary of War has been instructed by President Washington to ponder whether any measures ought now to be urged, which are likely to produce disgust to the Six Nations and extend Indian hostilities.
February 7, 1799 Annuities and goods for the Six Nations William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Notes that Israel Chapin - Deputy Agent of the Six Nations - has received a credit of $1650, the amount of goods received in part of the annuity granted to the Indians.
August 14, 1793 Speech to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Indian Nations Commissioners of the United States Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Speech to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Indian Nations assembled at the foot of the Rapids of the Miami River respecting how the United States could not make the Ohio River the boundary line between the Indian Nations and the United States.
July 4, 1791 Speech of the Five Nations of Indians Headmen Five Nations Unknown Recipient Transcript of a speech by Indians of the Five Nations. The speech talks about the turmoil the Indians have undergone. Many wish for peace with the Western Nations as well as with the whites. Captain Brand was sent to extend a peace offering, but instead "raised the tomahawk," and it is the speaker's hope that the Indians may "take it out of his hand."
June 14, 1794 Avoiding a General Indian War Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Discusses how a proposed move against "the more Western tribes" might provoke the Six Nations; notes that these factors, in addition to "precarious" relations with the Creeks, could well bring on a general Indian war. Mentions ongoing negotiations with European nations whose colonies border the U.S., saying that urgent reasons should be sought after to "embarrass or embroil" [whom is unclear],...
April 23, 1792 General Chapin appointed as agent to the Five Nations Henry Knox General Israel Chapin Knox informs Chapin of his appointment by the President as temporary deputy agent to the Five Nations.
April 27, 1791 Treating with the Six Nations George Clinton Henry Knox Clinton discusses the State governments, treating with the Indians, and the state of Indian politics.
April 14, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Israel Chapin William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $510.08 is due Israel Chapin, Deputy Agent to the Six Nations of Indians, being the balance of his account allowed by the Secretary of War for supplies furnished and sundry goods delivered to said Indians and the stipend allowed them from the United States for the year 1797. (Note. It appears that the Six Nations received $1110 more than their stipend for 1797.)
October 4, 1796 Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, Chapin informs McHenry of division of Six Nations annuity; informs re goods for Six Nations.
June 16, 1794 Ships of Belligerent Nations [not available] Unknown Recipient Cabinet decision regarding rules for the departure of ships of belligerent nations from the ports of the United States. The Cabinet asserts that any vessel of war belonging to a belligerent nation in United States waters has violated the "laws of nations" and that the government may seize her cargo. Likely referring to British or French ships.
June 5, 1791 COPY: Request to Five Nations for Assistance Major General Richard Butler [not available] Request to Five Nations to accompany De Bartzet and Governor St. Clair to deal with hostile western tribes.
April 29, 1794 Relations with Six Nations General Israel Chapin Henry Knox Letter from General Chapin to the Secretary of War regarding proceedings with the Six Nations.
April 1794 Speech of General Chapin to the Six Nations General Israel Chapin Chiefs Six Nations Speech of General Chapin to the Six Nations. Attempts to convince Iroquois not to ally with the British.
April 21, 1794 Reply of the Six Nations of Indians Six Nations of Indians Henry Knox Reply of the Six Nations of Indians assembled in Council at Buffalo Creek on the 21st of April 1794 to a speech from General Knox, Secretary of War. The speech was delivered by General Chapin as interpreted by Jasper Parrish, one of the Interpreters of the United States.
March 10, 1796 Diplomatic relations with the Six Nations Timothy Pickering James McHenry Pickering critiques the "liberal supplies" that were given to the Six Nations at a time when the United States needed to secure their friendship, and argues that times have since changed and that it is now "both proper and practicable" to restrict their incoming supplies. Pickering announces that the annuity of the Six Nations has been advanced from $1,500 to $4,500 to be paid to blacksmiths and...
November 29, 1794 Payment for interpreting services with Six Nations Jasper Parrish Henry Knox Jasper Parrish - interpreter for the United States with the Six Nations of Indians - has received $100 from Timothy Pickering, and requests that Knox repay Pickering.
July 3, 1797 Certification of payment; Salary of Jasper Parish as interpreter for Six Nations of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $125 is due Jasper Parish, being his salary as Interpreter to the Six Nations of Indians for February through June 1797.
April 7, 1797 Delivery of Annual Supply to Hodgdon James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver annuity goods to Hodgdon for the Six Nations Indians.
June 26, 1794 Land Disputes on Western Frontier of Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Answer to Six Nations: Land West and North of Pennsylvania was purchased by U.S. from Six Nations; therefore they have no right to ask white settlers to move off the aforementioned land.
October 1793 Letter Citation Six Nations of Indians Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Wayne, 03/31/1794. Proceedings of a council of the Six Nations at Buffaloe Creek.
September 6, 1799 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, informs re shipment of Six Nations annuity goods; mentions Indians.
October 27, 1794 Speeches from the Indian Chiefs of the Three Nations Expressing Solidarity with Brandt Chiefs of the Three Nations Joseph Brandt Expresses the sorrow of Three Nations Indian Chiefs at the departure of "Col. Brandt," expressing friendship and solidarity with him, and pledging to follow his guidance. Chiefs sign the document by writing the name of their tribe and drawing animal symbols.
March 24, 1797 Certification of payment; Israel Chapin, Agent to the Six Nations of Indians for compensation William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies payment of $125 to Israel Chapin, for compensation as agent for Six Nations of Indians from 1 January to 31 March 1797.