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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 30, 1799 Accounts to be Forwarded David Henley William Simmons Distribution of annuities to Cherokees complete. Accounts to be forwarded. Unresolved accounts of several officers discussed.
April 24, 1797 Meeting with the Indians Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry The Indians have only just arrived. The Commissioners plan to meet them in the morning. Hawkins notes some of the concerns of the commissioners and asks for instructions.
May 16, 1796 Halt All Liquor Sales! James Byers James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Byers, 06/23/1796. [In this letter, the Secretary at War informs James Byers that he has ordered the Commanding Officer of the troops at Tellico to halt all liquor sales.]
May 11, 1799 Requests Attention to Money for the Indian Department David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to John Hooker to pay inspectors in the Indian Department.
February 23, 1798 Training Byers' Replacement, Etc. James McHenry James Byers McHenry expresses regret over Byers' intention to retire. He discusses the training that will be required for Byers' replacement. The inventory of effects must be taken in his presence and sworn to by him and Byers.
November 3, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Butler William Simmons Captain Edward Butler William Simmons confirms receipt of account statements sent by Captain Edward Butler.
[not available] Referral of Mr. Hall for Reimbursement David Henley [not available] Notification that Mr. Hall was referred to "you" for settlement (you is most likely W. Simmons). Missing vouchers for Mr. Hall's reimbursement prompted Henley to include only a few vouchers for horses.
August 7, 1797 Copied from Knoxville Waste Book [not available] [not available] Copy of the entries for August 7, 1797, in the waste book of accounts at Knoxville.
February 5, 1800 Treaty Allocations for Roads Thomas Butler James McHenry Tellico Treaty, Kentucky Treaty, and Holsten Treaty cited in reference to the building of permanent roads from northern and southern settlements in the U.S. Difficulties building roads due to Cherokees discussed.
January 7, 1800 Request to pay John W. Hooker for money paid Barclay McGee David Henley James McHenry Request to pay John W Hooker $585 for so much he paid Barclay McGee for waggoning for the garrison.
July 8, 1797 Receipt of David Henley to William Simmons David Henley [not available] Acknowledged receipt of bounty money to be paid to Captain John Wade.
September 26, 1797 Accounts of Lieutenant Marks and Ensign Smith William Simmons Captain Edward Butler Discusses accounts of Lieutenant Marks and Ensign Smith.
May 15, 1799 Requests Money to Pay James & William Pack according to the Treaty at Tallico David Henley James McHenry Requests money to pay James and William Pack.
November 16, 1799 Requests Payment for John W. Hooker to Pay Tennessee Army under Col. Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment to John W. Hooker to pay the Tennessee army under Colonel Butler for October, November, and December.
November 24, 1796 Directing Harris to Deliver Indian Goods to Hodgdon James McHenry John Harris McHenry directs Harris to deliver Samuel Hodgdon the Indian goods that are slated for transport to Tennessee.
October 16, 1799 Sends Account Books; Refers to Major Lewis's Work with Cherokees David Henley William Simmons Encloses copies of books for August 1799. Intended to send other accounts, but Major Lewis demanded his attention as agent to the Cherokees. Lewis hopes to prevent Indians from becoming an expense to the government.
June 6, 1799 Requests Money for John W. Hooker to Supply Commissioners according to Treaty David Henley James McHenry Requests Money for John W. Hooker to Supply Commissioners according to Treaty held at Tellico Tennessee on 25 June to 1 October 1798.
August 1, 1797 Copied from Knoxville Waste Book [not available] [not available] Copy of the entries for August 1, 1797, in the waste book of accounts at Knoxville.
January 26, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with James Byers William Simmons James Byers William Simmons discusses Colonel Hawkins' bill in favor of General Pickens with James Byers.
October 22, 1800 Payment of Traveling Expenses David Henley William Simmons Money owed Lieut. Sharp, Henley to pay him upon his return to Knoxville. Colonel Butler ill.
March 25, 1795 Indian Relations and Peace on Frontier Timothy Pickering William Blount Sections of letters from Gov. Blount were given to Congress for informative purpose. President awaits results of deliberations regarding trade with Indians. Defense of frontier financed. All offensive action stopped, policy of peace with Indians supported. Discussed Indian relations in detail, peace is paramount.
November 10, 1796 Delays in the Delivery of Vouchers James Byers Samuel Hodgdon Invoices of goods, including those from Hodgdon, Colonel Henley, and Colonel Pickering, have not been arriving in a timely manner. Byers attributes these delays to the neglect of one of the Post Officers and recommends that in the future invoices be sent with the goods.
March 19, 1797 Indian Agent Report from Hopewell in Georgia Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins' report on his activities as Indian agent at Hopewell in Georgia and general observations on his travel through Georgia.
August 29, 1797 Copied from Knoxville Waste Book [not available] [not available] Copy of the entries for August 29, 1797, in the waste book of accounts at Knoxville.
April 24, 1797 Report on boundary line survey Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Report on the progress of the survey of boundary lines. Reports gathering of Indians to meet the commissioners, difficulties with the Army officer commanding in the area, and that "lawless persons" were planning to attack the Indians accompanying the commissioners on the survey.