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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 15, 1795 Information for Serving as Indian Commissioner; News of President's Ratification of [Jay] Treaty Timothy Pickering Jeremiah Wadsworth Acknowledges receipt of Wadsworth's letter accepting position as commissioner for treaty with the St. Regis [Iroquois] Indians. Has asked New York Governor Jay for the particulars on when the treaty will be commenced, and when the other commissioners will be at Albany -- he will inform Wadsworth of these specifics once they are known. Says chief reason for writing is that "the great question is...
July 4, 1798 Demand for Goods, Indians to be Present at Treaty David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Mentions receipt of goods and that three to four thousand Indians will attend the treaty.
August 15, 1795 Treaty with Great Britain Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Ratification of treaty with Great Britain was postponed unexpectedly but Mr. Hammond recently made a "memorial" stating the Presidents decision to ratify the treaty agreeable to the Senate and that Mr. Hammond will convey the news to England. Only problem with treaty was suspension of trade with British West India Islands. Hopes the ratification of the treaty will positively influence treaty...
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.
August 26, 1795 Pickering asks Chapin to send copy of treaty Timothy Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Letter, directs Chapin to forward treaty ratification; encloses treaty ratification; alludes to Jay's Treaty.
July 22, 1794 Instructions for Commissioners of Presqu'ile Regarding Six Nations Treaty Thomas Mifflin Andrew Ellicot Encloses correspondence with the President and Secretary of War on the proposed treaty with the Six Nations; asks that at least one of the commissioners attend the treaty meeting, to be able to immediately embark upon the surveying of the site if the treaty allows it. Affirms readiness of the soldiers assigned to protect the commissioners in their project.
March 13, 1798 Additional Stores for the Treaty Commissioners, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon David Henley Letter, discusses stores for the Treaty Commissioners
January 21, 1795 [Instrument of Ratification: Treaty with the Cherokee Nation] George Washington [not available] Outlines treaty agreement b/w Cherokee Nation and U.S. and gives Presidential seal of approval.
August 8, 1790 Minutes of the Spanish treaty with the Creek Nation [not available] [not available] Document, Minutes of Spanish treaty with Creek nation.
April 23, 1795 [The Indian's answer to Capt. Pasteur] Multiple Authors [not available] Expressed desire to hold treaty at Council House in Miami village, once women are put to work, members of the Nation will attend the treaty. Details of land ownership, rights to farm and build villages, and desire for protection.
June 14, 1789 Estimate of the Expense of the Treaty [not available] Henry Knox Estimate of the expense with which a treaty with the Indians of the Wabash and Miami rivers would probably be attended. Numbers supposed to be between 1200 to 1500 men.
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.
March 10, 1794 Expenses on Indian treaties and presents Henry Knox Unknown Recipient A statement of the gross sum of money which was expended by the United States in making the Creek treaty of New York, in August 1790. Includes presents which have been made to the Creek and Cherokee Indians since the said treaty, along with annual allowances. Expenses of the Creek treaty add up to $20,583. The presents made since the treaty add up to $22,279 for the Creeks and $18,217 to the...
March 21, 1800 Opinion regarding Treaties of Holston and Tellico James McHenry John Adams Expression of opinion regarding Treaty of Holsten and Treaty of Tellico. One author appears to be James McHenry.
December 30, 1785 Report on the proceedings at Treaty of Hopewell Benjamin Hawkins Charles Thomson Hawkins and Pickens report on the treaty proceedings at Hopewell with the Cherokees and Treaty talks with the Creeks. Refers to Creek leader Alexander McGillivray, a half breed with strong connections with the British and Spanish. Regarding Treaty at Hopewell, points out the protests by commissioners from North Carolina and Georgia. Reports on events in December, following Treaty at Hopewell....
May 31, 1796 Proclamation Referencing Treaty of Greeneville James Wilkinson [not available] A proclamation or official document referencing the Treaty of Greeneville concluded by General Wayne in August 1795.
June 7, 1793 Preparation for Treaty with Indians Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Discussion of warriors to be present at signing of treaty. Requests presence of Indians.
November 17, 1798 Payment to George Walton for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation David Henley James McHenry Payment of $500 as salary to George Walton as commissioner for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation 1798.
June 24, 1795 [The Creeks] Appointment of Commisioners George Washington United States Senate Pacific disposition of Creeks led Washington to accede to the request of the State of Georgia to hold treaty on land rights. Treaty will be guided by the agreements made in the Treaty of New York, and half of the costs associated with the Treaty in Georgia will be assumed by the state. Nominations for commissioners included.
April 16, 1795 Hopes for Permission to Pursue Treaty with Indians George Mathews Timothy Pickering Discussed outcome of treaty with Creek Indians. Treaty would destroy Creek Nations claim to land between Oconee and Oakmulgee which Matthews feels is a good outcome with the hope the General government will assist the State in enforcing the outcome. Mentioned how Creek did not comply with Treaty of New York. Hopes to obtain Presidents permission to pursue land treaty.
August 7, 1790 Oath of the interpreteur in the treaty with the Creeks. Joseph Cornell [not available] Document, Oath of the interpreter in Treaty with Creeks.
May 28, 1797 List of Recent Bills Drawn John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Lists recent bills drawn; apparently at least some were for officers going to take possession of a Spanish fort [probably as a result of the Treaty of Madrid, or Pinckney's Treaty, of Oct. 1795].
March 15, 1796 Discussion of Treaty & Tensions With Barbary States William Pennock Josiah Fox Discusses the Algerine treaty and the fact that they will only respect strength.
November 7, 1792 Treaty with the Wabash Indians, Etc. Henry Knox George Washington Knox reports on the general treaty with the Wabash Indians at which there were 700 Indians present. He notes that Bradshaw has reported on several Indian attacks resulting in the deaths of whites and savages.
1789 Proceedings before treaty with Creeks Henry Knox [not available] Document, proceedings before treaty with Creeks.