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February 18, 1793 A warning about the effect of white settler encroachments on Indian land Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Barnard notes that Major Gaither should be informed of a matter, that if not obstructed, will prove of fatal consequences to the frontiers of Georgia. Inhabitants on the upper frontiers have driven cattle into the fork of the Tullapatachee [Tallahatchee] River, which the Indians look upon as theirs. He reports that the Indians will likely drive the cattle away and kill those that oppose them. Mr...
November 28, 1785 Old Tassel's Map of Cherokee territorial claims The Tassel [not available] This document is a copy of the map drawn by Old Tassel to support Cherokee territorial claims at the Hopewell Treaty.
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.
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.
December 7, 1798 Evacuation of Spanish from the Mississippi River James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. The Spanish have abandoned posts on the Mississippi River, rendering it necessary to send a galley from Pittsburgh. The galley should be prepared to descend the Ohio River at any moment's notice.
August 16, 1793 Speech to the Indian Nations Commissioners Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River End of negotiations due to inability to reach agreement on boundary. Indians demanded Ohio River as boundary, U.S. requested land west of the Ohio River.
July 13, 1788 Speech to Chiefs of Nations Assembled at Tawa River and Mouth of Detroit River Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of Nations assembled at Tawa River and Mouth of Detroit River In a speech to Chiefs of Nations assembled at Tawa River and Mouth of Detroit River, St. Clair expresses impatience to hear of chiefs arrival. Expresses displeasure that instances of unprovoked hostility. United States desires peace, but if Indians desire war, they will have it. Expects an answer soon.
January 15, 1787 Delay in Correspondence Caused by Icy River William Price Henry Knox The river is so full of ice it is not possible to safely send the three pounders which Knox requested. The guns will either be sent once the river is clear or Knox can have them sent by land. Price will draw two months pay at the first opportunity. Any commands from Knox can be left at Widow Warren's in the highlands; Price will visit once a week to retrieve them.
November 19, 1791 Treaty of Protection Henry Knox William Blount United States provides protection to the undersigned Creeks.
June 5, 1800 Who has taken charge of the War Department? Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of several matters, Craig declares that he would have expected Hodgdon to inform him who had taken charge of the War Department. He had hoped that his friend Henry would have had an invitation. Colonel Strong and part of the 2nd Regiment have arrived at the encampment on the Allegheny River where he will stay until joined by troops coming from Staunton and Winchester. They...
August 16, 1793 Continuation of War Benjamin Lincoln Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Inability to agree on boundary line between Indian Nations and U.S. the U.S. could not reach a peace agreement with the Western Indian Nations.
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.
April 13, 1793 Regarding Scouts and Garrisons on upper parts of Ohio River Henry Knox George Washington Knox's propositions relative to Scouts and Garrisons for posts on upper parts of Ohio River.
August 7, 1790 Treaty at New York with the Creek Nation Henry Knox [not available] Treaty between the United States and Creek Nation. A clear boundary is established and the Creeks cede all land to the north and east of the boundary in exchange for an annual sum of $1,500 paid by the United States government to the Creek Nation. The Creeks agree to release all prisoners and the United States government permits the Creek Nation to punish any U.S. citizen who trespasses onto...
November 1, 1797 Send the the Remainder of the Iron Before the River Freezes David Ames Samuel Hodgdon The iron received from Philadelphia will not be sufficient to last until the river opens in the Spring so the remainder should be forwarded before the river freezes this Fall.
June 4, 1797 [No. V] Information on Indians James Wilkinson James McHenry Indians instigate violence, murder yet Shawnese are peaceful.
June 30, 1794 Information given to the Secretary of War John Goodfellow Henry Knox Summary of events leading up to to the fortification of the Rapids of the Miami River.
January 1, 1794 Articles of Agreement [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Robert Elliot and Elie Williams.
March 19, 1797 Report on Georgia Expedition Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins reports on an expedition taken through Georgia
December 15, 1797 Ice and Travel Isaac Craig James McHenry River will be navigable shortly, Major Freeman to travel with his troops tomorrow.
August 1, 1793 Commissioners Clarifying Misunderstanding Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department [not available] Commissioners announced they would anxiously wait for reply from Council at Rapids of the Miami River.
February 28, 1793 Speech from the Henry Knox to the Northwestern Indians on Location of Next Council Fire Henry Knox Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech informs the Indians that, due to a translation error, the United States government misunderstood the intended location of the next council fire.
October 1794 Protection in Southwest Territory Doyle General James Robertson Major Doyle informs General James Robertson that Ensign Bird and his detachment has arrived. Discusses protecting the territory at the mouth of the Cumberland River, along with much of the Tennessee River.
March 16, 1793 Regarding Claims, Payments, Residence on Banks of Monongahela River Isaac Craig Thomas Forrest Discusses advances, certificates, payments and claims. Anticipates pleasure of Forest's company. Endeavors to render residence on banks of Monongahela River as agreeable as possible.
August 27, 1790 Instructions to Governor Blount Regarding the Treaty of Holston Henry Knox William Blount Henry Knox instructs Governor Blount on the President's policies on Indian affairs in the territory south of the Ohio River, especially regarding the Cherokee Indians. He also requests that Blount renegotiate the geographical boundaries of the treaty, and provides detailed instructions on the desired results. He tells Blount about the attack on Major Doughty's party by a small band of Indians,...