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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.
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].
May 16, 1795 Copies of Indian Treaties Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Duplicates of letters pertaining to treaty with western Indians that took place at Fort McIntosh, Great Miami, Fort Harmar, and Kon-on-daigua. Also enclosed document that must be authorized by the President.
January 18, 1789 Report on the Treaty of Fort Harmar Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Reports that the business related to the Treaty of Fort Harmar has finished. They have renewed their former engagements; that is the Six Nations, Wyandots, Chippewas, Delawares, Pottawatamies, and Sacs. They seem well satisfied. States that one good consequence is that the confederacy is broken and Joseph Brant has lost his influence. River is presently frozen and communications by water cut off....
August 3, 1795 Treaty with the Western Indians War Office Unknown Recipient Articles of peace proposed in a treaty between the United States and the Northwest Indian tribes; later known as the Treaty of Ghent.
July 16, 1785 Reports Meeting with Indian Chiefs, Cornplanter, at Fort Pitt about British Treaty, Fort Stanwix Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports that 3 chiefs, 25 Indians of the Six Nations arrived at Fort Pitt wanting to speak to the commanding officer, so Harmar went to talk with them about a treaty. Cornplanter wished to get rid of Fort Stanwix, as it was too much work to maintain. Intelligence report detailing British efforts to subvert U.S. treaties with the Indian nations. Opines that U.S. treaties will have little weight...
1784 Report that Peter Schuyler & Peter Rightman Will Not Be Allowed to Attend Treaty at Fort Stanwix Unknown Author [not available] Memoranda from an unknow origin that discusses the tension between U.S. Indian Commissioners and New York state Indian Commissioners. Formal direction for Peter Schuyler from Mr. Campbell, through the New York Governor, concerning the forthcoming treaty at Fort Stanwix. Both Schuyler and his translator, Peter Rightman, are denied attendance due to their previous distasteful behavior and offering...
August 3, 1795 Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne [not available] Official sealed document securing peace between U.S. and Western Indian Nations. Set boundary line between nations as Cayahoga River.
April 4, 1794 Instructions for Treaty with Northwest Indians Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Instructions to Major General Anthony Wayne for holding a treaty with the Northwestern Indians and form of the Treaty. Based on Wayne's communication of 18 January, Knox notes that a treaty may be possible if Indian overtures are sincere, and Wayne's conditions of delivering prisoners and recalling war parties can be met.
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.
December 22, 1795 Treaty of Greenville George Washington Unknown Recipient Peace treaty between United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees, Chipewas, Potowatamies, Eel-River, Weeas Kickapoos, Piankashaws, Kaskaskias, and Miamis. Prisoner release negotiated and borders decided upon.
August 11, 1791 Presidential Assurances, Indian Affairs Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair President has faith in St. Clair's command of troops, urgency of moving to Fort Washington. Cherokees signed treaty negotiated with Governor Blount; some Creeks "committing some depredations" on settlements in Cumberland.
May 2, 1789 A report on the Treaty of Fort Harmar, concluded with several of the Indian Nations Arthur St. Clair George Washington St. Clair presents the treaties concluded with several of the Indian Nations in January 1789. Discusses extension of northern boundary to the 41st degree of north latitude, which was not accomplished for fear of defeating the peace process. The negotiation was tedious and tiresome. There are still some ill-disposed tribes. There were separate treaties with the Six Nations and Wyandots because of...
August 17, 1796 Discussion of Creek Indians A. Y. Nicoll William Simmons Nicoll at Fort Tamm[any] to deal with court martial of Capt. Eaton. Fort Washington at Point Peter still not garrisoned. Hawkins informed Nicoll's he should speak with the Secretary of War on matters related to the latest treaty with the Creek Indians. Nicoll's stated the Creek were peaceably disposed and the government should not stir them into a warlike mood.
May 31, 1795 Letter Concerning Transport of Goods, Upcoming Treaty in Greenville, and Peace Anthony Wayne Isaac Williams Letter delivered by Leather Lips, Delaware chief, and warriors. Williams stated that the Indians traveling to Greenville will sign treaty and are eager for peace. Supplies transported to Greenville from Pittsburg will be housed in small fort with garrison to be constructed soon.
July 21, 1791 Treaty with Indians, Status of Troops, Establishment of Posts on Frontier Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Status of troops marching to Fort Pitt, advice on dealing with contractors who will supply materials to troops for expedition. No news on Pickerings treaty with Indians.
December 18, 1796 Regarding Treaty of friendship, navigation and limits between United States and Spain Charles D. de Lassus Anthony Wayne Writing from New Madrid on the Mississippi, Lieutenant Charles De Hault de Lassus, commander of the post of New Madrid, Missouri, refers to treaty of friendship, navigation, and limits between the United States and Spain. Reports that his orders are to allow United States commissioners to fix the limits. Evacuation of fort cannot take place until time of high waters. Governor General of...
August 9, 1798 Peter Schuyler's Inappropriate Activity at Indian Negotiations Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Refers to the incident where Peter Schuyler inappropriately attended a negotiation with Indians at Fort Stanwix, bringing his own interpreter. His presence frustrated the proceedings and caused concerns of authority, particularly with Mr. Campbell.
September 29, 1789 Instrument of Ratification: Treaty of Fort Harmar. George Washington [not available] Treaty between United States and Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattawattima, and Sac Nations at Fort Harmar by Arthur St. Clair Governor of Territory North west of Ohio River. Ratification took place at Fort Harmar on 9 January 1789.
January 19, 1791 Speech of the President to the Seneca Chiefs George Washington Seneca Chiefs Washington refuses to restore any of the lands ceded by the Indians in the treaties of Fort Stanwix and Fort Harmar but assures them that he is still their friend and protector and will help them achieve prosperity by teaching them to raise domestic animals, the use of the plow, and how to raise corn.
May 18, 1798 McHenry Gives Guion Specifications for a Report on Possible Fort Sites on Southern Border of U.S. James McHenry Isaac Guion McHenry comments that while he does not know the President's wishes on establishing a new fort on the 31st line of north latitude, the boundary line est. in the Treaty of Madrid, but asks that a report be made on that possibility. McHenry details specifications for the location of such a fort.
October 2, 1795 Speech to Indians Concluding Treaty Negotiations at Fort George Jeremiah Wadsworth [not available] Confirms that he will carry the Indians' letter to George Washington, along with a general report of the negotiations. Bids farewell.
October 22, 1789 Treaty at Fort Harmar George Washington [not available] In pursuance of order of Congress, treaties between United States and several nations of Indians have been negotiated and signed. Washington lays before the Senate for their consideration and advice, by hand of Henry Knox, whose official superintendence, the business was transacted.
October 2, 1795 Indian Relations and Land Possession Timothy Pickering George Washington Noted Capt. Brant stated not all tribes were represented at Treaty of Greenville, but Pickering didn't believe there would be any hostilities. Mentioned British deserting and the procurement of posts from British possession.
January 20, 1785 Treaty at Fort Stanwix, 1785 George Rogers Clark [not available] Articles outline details of treaty between the United States and the Wyandot and Delaware Indians. Indians promise to deliver 3 chiefs until peace is restored. Tribes will come under the jurisdiction of the President of the United States, with no other sovereign. Treaty establishes boundaries and settlement land and seeks to prevent robbery. Promises distribution of goods.