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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 4, 1792 Appropriations of money to Indian tribes Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Appropriation of monies for the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians.
August 31, 1795 Balance Due Samuel Lewis Clark William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $61.00 is due Samuel Lewis Clark due him for expenses to and from Oneida County with the sum of five thousand dollars which was distributed among the Oneida and Tuscarora Nations as compensation for their individual losses and services during the late war, and the sum of $300.00 paid to James Dean for erecting a saw mill on the Oneida lands, agreeably to 1st and 2d Articles...
February 22, 1801 Certification of payment William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; Francis Mentges for sundry articles of clothing, boarding, lodging of four Senecas and one Tuscarora Indian.
December 6, 1791 Mr. Kirkland's estimate for civilizing the Oneida and Onondaga Indians Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Fiscal, describes labor costs re Indian husbandry. Extracted from Kirkland's estimate to General Knox dated Philadelphia 6 Dec 1791. Costs outlined include schoolhouse with 2 schoolmasters; blacksmith; carpenter and wheelwright; Tuscarora and Onondaga farmers; yokes of oxen; draught chains; log dou; plows; hog plows ox carts; hoes; superintendent; harrows; grindstones. The blacksmith and...
February 7, 1794 Council proceedings at Buffalo Creek Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Proceedings of a council holden at Buffalo Creek. Present at the proceedings were leaders of the Mohawk, Cayuga, Oneida, Delaware and Tuscarora nations of Indians. Also present were several individuals representing the United States and Upper Canada. The boundary line was a source of dispute.
November 8, 1791 Report Concerning Indian Boundary Lines Thomas Jefferson [not available] Jefferson delineates the boundaries of the United States and Indian Nations.
August 4, 1789 A quit claim from the Four Nations of Indians acknowledging payment and cession of claims Four Nations [not available] Sachems, chiefs, and Warriors of the Mohawk, Onondago, Cuyahuga, and Tuscarora nations, have read papers passed in council at Buffalo Creek between Five Nations and Oliver Phelps; having given up to Seneca Nation, proportions of payment for cash and goods, hereby quit claims to land purchased from the Five Nations by Phelps. Signed in presence of Samuel Street and Lemuel Wilmet.
September 12, 1789 Compiled List Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Bulleted list of questions and statements. Mentioned "hawk notes" and the Pioneer Association of Cincinnati, an essay or writing of some type on the Historical Collections of Tuskcarawa Valley, a transcribed letter from Harmar to Knox regarding construction near a river, the proceedings of the Judiciaries of the Reformed Church of America relative to tyranny and personal suffering. Diagram...
May 5, 1794 Indian affairs and British activity on frontier General Israel Chapin Henry Knox Letter from General Chapin to Secretary Knox; discusses Indians, garrison at Presque Isle, Indian land sales. Also advises Indian claims to Presque Isle, and the threat of Indian attack. Mentions shortage of arms & ammunition. Also discusses frontiers and pioneer life; asks for arms.
May 10, 1799 Secretary at War forwards a message from the Turcarosa Chiefs to Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr For informational purposes, the Secretary at War forwards Sacarissa's message to Chapin. The letter from McHenry to Chapin is dated 5 May 1799 and Sacarissa's speech is dated 26 April 1799. Sacarissa's speech is a request for implements of husbandry; ie. farm tools.
February 26, 1791 Petitions of Several Oneida and Tuscarora Indians Henry Knox [not available] List of names of Indian Chiefs loyal/sincere to United States, followed by a denial of half pay for Indians, with reasoning.
May 8, 1800 Killing of Indian Horses John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi reports that his investigation has uncovered evidence that a discharged soldier was guilty of killing Indian horses and the Tuscaroras who were present at the inquiries seemed pleased with the evidence obtained. Discussed construction of building a road, British involvement, and the Holland Land Company.
December 2, 1794 Treaty with the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians Timothy Pickering [not available] As a reward for their friendship and service during the Revolutionary War, the Oneidas, Tuscaroras, and Stockbridge Indians are promised a new church in addition to grist mills and saw mills and instructions in how to operate them. The Indians, in return, will relinquish all other claims for compensation and rewards.
May 25, 1789 Presented before Congress, the Treaty of Fort Harmar George Washington United States Senate Treaties between United States and several nations [Six Nations, Wyandots, and others] of Indians have been negotiated and signed. Washington lays these treaties before congress for consideration and advice, by the hands of General Knox. Discussed new boundary line (with details) b/w U.S. land and that held by Six Nations.
December 6, 1791 A Plan to Civilize the Indians Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Kirkland described the plan to civilize the Indians. Details of the duties of the Indian Superintendent and school masters, and discussed the means to support the school house. He also mentioned the education of Indian boys and recommended a school for Indian girls. Specifically noted the success of the villages will depend upon the exclusion of liquor from the trading posts.
November 17, 1792 Cost Estimate of Providing Goods to the Six Nations War Department [not available] Document, describes goods for Six Nations; describes annuity; discusses Indian castles; estimates Indian population by village.
October 22, 1784 Treaty of Fort Stanwix with Six Nations Oliver Wolcott, Jr. [not available] Treaty of peace between the United States and Six Nations. Promises return of hostages. Describes boundary lines and possession of land. Promises supply of goods to the Six Nations for their use and comfort. alludes to Revolutionary War.
May 6, 1795 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Pickering Israel Chapin Jr Colonel Pickering Letter, discusses appointment to Superintendant of Affairs to the Six Nations; describes business conduct of the late General Israel Chapin; encloses extract of letter from Capt. Brant.
February 22, 1791 Decisive Action Against the Indians on the Frontier Henry Knox George Washington Henry Knox's report to the President discusses the coming year's goals of peace in the frontiers and explains in detail how best to meet those goals, using both peaceful and military measures. He provides an in-depth analysis of the force required and the cost involved in taking decisive action against the Indians along the frontier, and the potential political and military implications of the...
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
February 13, 1792 Disposition of the Indians in This Quarter Reverend Samuel Kirkland Henry Knox Reverend Kirkland reports on sundry councils with representatives of the western tribes and assesses the prospects for peace or war on the frontier.