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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.
November 8, 1792 Peace with the Wabash and Illinois Indians Henry Knox United States Senate Knox informs the Senate that a treaty of peace has been reached with sundry tribes of the Wabash and Illinois Indians and sixteen Wabash chiefs are due to arrive soon in Philadelphia
January 2, 1794 Treaty with Northwestern Indians Henry Knox George Washington The Secretary of War writes the President of the United States concerning a treaty with the Wabash and Northwestern Indians; mentions that most of the principal chiefs of the Wabash Indians who visited Philadelphia died of smallpox afterward.
March 14, 1792 Articles of Agreement with the tribes of Indians on the Wabash John Francis Hamtramck [not available] This document is an articulation of points of agreement that were voted on and passed at Fort Knox between Major Hamtramck and the Chiefs of the tribes on the Wabash. A provisional article contained in this document places a demand on the tribes of the Wabash to bring the Kickapoo into negotiations with the United States or the Wabash Indians must participate in forcing the Kickapoo from the...
December 8, 1792 Captain Prior and Wabash Indians; Expected Arrival of Cornplanter and Senecas Isaac Craig Henry Knox Captain Prior and party of Wabash Indians with interpreters arrived at the Post and will set off in a few days for Philadelphia. Cornplanter said to be on his way with party of Senecas.
April 22, 1795 Capt. Pasteur's address to the Wabash Indians. Thomas Pasteur [not available] Discussed how the hostile Indians have had their eyes opened by Gen. Wayne. Requests that the Wabash meet Gen. Wayne tomorrow to discuss details of treaty.
July 20, 1792 Lasting Peace with the Wabash Indians Rufus Putnam Wea Indians Putnam replies to the speech of the Wea Indians. He reaffirms the brotherhood between him and the Indians and says that while brothers may differ they can eventually unite again. Putnam gives his assurances that the women and children of the Wea will be protected and he will make arrangements to travel to the O. post for the meeting with all the tribes occupying land around the Wabash. He will...
May 10, 1793 Delivery of Post Notes; Articles Wanting; Wabash Indians Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Send $5000 in post notes, part of $40,000 in requisition. Asks for articles wanting, so as to prioritize the shipments. Wabash Indians under Captain Prior, left Philadelphia for Pittsburg in two four horse stage wagons.
June 14, 1789 Regarding Treaties with Indians at Mississippi and Wabash and Miami Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair reports that he went to the Mississippi to to hold a treaty to extinguish Indian claims to their lands, and to lay out certain donations of land for the inhabitants. Discusses proceeding to the post of St. Vincennes upon the Wabash and notes that there was no guidance to lay out donations, presumably because a cession had been made there to the crown of France. A further sum will be...
February 11, 1793 Fourth Article of the Treaty with the Wabash Indians Henry Knox Rufus Putnam Knox questions whether the fourth article of the treaty with the Wabash Indians makes it possible for any power other than the United States to buy Indian land.
June 29, 1793 Charges Related to Wabash and Seneca Indians; Captain Prior Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses charges accrued from detaining Wabash Indians. Mentions amount of the Seneca Indians, advances to Captain Prior. General John Gibson setting off for Philadelphia. Captain Prior set off for Fort Washington.
May 4, 1793 Transporting the Wabash Indians John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to make all the necessary arrangements with respect to the pay and subsistence of the wagoners who are to transport the Wabash Indians and their baggage from hence to Pittsburgh.
May 7, 1793 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, President directs that a Frenchman with Wabash Indians be given boots and stockings.
August 23, 1790 An Estimate of the Expense of Troops for an Expedition Against the Wabash Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the expense of employing, for three months, one thousand seven hundred militia, and four hundred continental troops, in an expedition against the Wabash Indians--two hundred of the militia to be mounted. Includes pay and subsistence of militia and Continental troops; Quarter Master's Department, including hire of horses and boats.
March 19, 1795 Speech to Wabash Indians Anthony Wayne [not available] Speech to the Wabash Indians.
May 4, 1793 Goods for the Wabash Indians John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to Tench Francis, out of the public stores, ten rifles, seven swords, and 200 strings of wampum which will be added to the supply of Indian goods ordered for the Wabash Indians in Philadelphia under Capt. [Abner] Prior.
August 9, 1792 [Extract] Speech Regarding Peace John Francis Hamtramck Rufus Putnam Speech to Wabash Indians was delivered to Wabash and Pottawatomie nations. Indians appear to be pleased with message, peace council could draw many nations. Rations to be provided by U.S.
October 6, 1790 Instructions to the Governor of the Western Territories and to the Commanding officer of the troops on the Ohio and an estimate of the expense of an expedition against the Wabash Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair General orders regarding pursuing peace with Wabash Indians.
January 20, 1795 Materials and Transport for Missionaries John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon asked to furnish transportation for baggage of missionaries Peter Janin and John Francis Rivet going to Pittsburgh for work with the Wabash and Illinois Indians.
June 12, 1789 Request for estimate of expenses for treating with Wabash Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Request for estimate of expenses for treating with Wabash Indians. Asks for one estimate of contingent expenses such as subsistence and presents in order to conciliate Indians to peace; other estimate relates to amounts that would induce Indians to sell so much territory as to extend the east-west line established by the Treaty of Fort Harmar to the Mississippi.
March 9, 1792 Authorization of President for Expedition to Frontier Henry Knox Charles Scott Request for adequate assistance to those on the frontier for protection against hostile Indians laid before Congress. AUTHORIZATION OF PRESIDENT for expedition to ascertain environment and possibility of capturing Indians from settlements on the Wabash River. Conditions for expedition laid out in detail.
May 10, 1793 Captain Prior's Expenses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Encloses Captain Prior's duplicate receipt for horse, saddle, and bridal, used to attend Wabash Indians on return to their country.
August 31, 1799 List of Correspondence Enclosed James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Includes list of transmission of letters, names, and dates. Includes letters to and from Indians.
July 10, 1787 Report of the Secretary at War to Congress. Henry Knox Congress of the United States Knox refers to depredations most probably committed by the Shawanese and Wabash Indians and says that this matter demands the attention of the government. The strong hand of government must keep the whites and savages a certain distance apart. Number of troops is inadequate. Requests 1500 men, establishment of a chain of forts, and efforts to establish a treaty with Shawanese and Wabash,...
January 27, 1800 Appropriate Response to Indian Plunder Arthur St. Clair James McHenry Mr. Smith wrote St. Clair requesting partial stoppage to the annuity due the Potowatamie Indians because of their assault on him while he descended the Wabash River. If the Indians do not provide adequate compensation, St. Clair asks for orders on how to proceed.