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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 29, 1787 To the Head-Men and Warriors of the Lower Creeks. [not available] Headmen and Warriors of Lower Creeks Author, possibly indian agent, expresses desire for peace and regrets loss of life caused by white warriors. Warns against any hostilities against whites. Will not hold lower Creeks accountable of transgressions of Upper Creeks. Mentions Mr Barnard and Mr Galphin and Treaty at Shoulderbone and Alexander McGillivray.
September 26, 1794 Letter from the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky Tarke United States Letter from the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky, addressed to the "Brothers of the thirteen United States of America." They had formed a bond of friendship with the United States in council at Muskingum
June 18, 1793 They have laid our young warriors on the ground. Bold Hunter Secretary Smith The Bold Hunter and other Cherokee head-men express their hope that Smith and the government will punish those responsible for white depredations so that the Indians themselves will not have to take satisfaction against them.
August 13, 1793 Letter Citation Chiefs and Warriors of the Indian Nations Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Cited in Commissioners to Chiefs and Warriors, 08/16/1793.
June 20, 1794 Council Meeting at Vincennes Unknown Author [not available] First day of Council at Vincennes, speech by Captain Pasteur on the protective relationship between the United States and the Indian Nations. Several speeches by warriors who swore to never take up arms against their Father (George Washington).
September 25, 1794 Speech to the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky Anthony Wayne Chiefs of the Sandusky Speech from Major General Anthony Wayne to the chiefs and warriors of Sandusky, whom the United States happens to be friendly with. Mostly propaganda about how General Wayne is concerned about their distressed position, and that they should follow the Wyandots in trusting the United States.
December 4, 1794 Plea for peace Unknown Author Anthony Wayne Copy of a speech from an Indian chief stating, "I will tell all my warriors to lay down their hatchets, and not strike any more upon you, and I hope you will do the same with yours." Still, the chief warns about his people, "there may be some foolish young men, such as those that have no home, do mischief to you; for those I cannot answer."
August 14, 1793 Speech to the Chiefs & Warriors of the Indian Nations Commissioners of the United States Deputies of the Confederation of Indian Nations Speech to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Indian Nations assembled at the foot of the Rapids of the Miami River respecting how the United States could not make the Ohio River the boundary line between the Indian Nations and the United States.
April 28, 1797 A talk of the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation President of the United States A letter from the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees to the President of the United States (written down by three interpreters). Four Nations seek protection from Z. Cox and his followers from settling on the land given to the Indians.
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.
July 14, 1791 Red Jacket's Speech of July 14th Red Jacket [not available] In his speech, Red Jacket discusses the peace talks and Indian agents.
1799 Speech of the Secretary of War to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Potowatomies, Ottawa, and Chippewa Nations James McHenry Chiefs of the Potawatomies, Ottawas, & Chippewas Speech of the Secretary of War to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Potowatomies, Ottawa, and Chippewa Nations. Cited and enclosed in McHenry to Hamilton, 05/18/1799.
September 28, 1793 Extract of letter from Captain Jonas Fauche from the files of executive, Georgia Governor Telfair, reporting on killings of Creek warriors, taking of prisoners Captain Jonas Fauche [not available] In this extract addressed to Georgia Governor Telfair, executive files, Captain Jonas Fauche reports on the Indian theft of horses, killing of Creek warriors, the taking of prisoners, discovery of scalps, and a report that warriors have gone to Cumberland.
April 19, 1793 His Warriors are Determined to Spill Human Blood Henry Gaither Henry Knox Gaither has been informed that the Half Way king and his warriors are determined to spill human blood so he has warned the militia officers of their dangerous situation so that they can be on guard.
1792 Pleasing Proof of Your Strong Friendship William Blount Chiefs & Warrors of the Choctaw Nation Blount, Governor of the territory south of the Ohio River and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District, assures the Choctaws of the friendship of the United States and encourages young Chocttaw warriors to join the impending campaign against the western Indians.
June 26, 1794 Examination of two Shawanese warriors Alexander Gibson Unknown Recipient Examination of two Shawanese warriors, taken prisoners on the Miami of the lake, twenty miles above Grand Glaize just a few days before.
August 11, 1792 Proceedings of Governor Blount and the Chickasaws & Choctaws William Blount [not available] A copy of speeches given by the headmen and warriors of the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations and Governor Blount regarding land disputes, boundary lines, and peace. Many maps and boundaries are described.
July 13, 1791 Peace Talks of the Six Nations Good Peter [not available] Good Peter discusses the peace talks of the Six Nations.
August 20, 1800 Author's Letterbook Copy [not available] [not available] Letter, discusses possible conflict.
January 29, 1794 Letter from the Sachems and Warriors of Oneida Nation complaining of the Reverend Samuel Kirkland Sachems and Warriors Oneida Nation Timothy Pickering Communication from the Oneida Sachems and Warriors to Timothy Pickering (addressed as Konnehsut) Board of Commissions. Sachems ask that Pickering hear their voices. They relate that their forefathers lived in ignorance; the people of the great waters extended their charity and sent missionaries among them who proclaim good tidings to their ears. At length was sent Samuel Kirkland and Mr...
January 22, 1795 Ratification of the Treaty of Peace Timothy Pickering Six Nations of Indians Pickering notifies the Sachems, Chiefs, and Warriors of the Six Nations of Indians, who he refers to as "brothers," that the Treaty of Peace concluded with them in November 1794 has been ratified by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate of the United States.
June 18, 1794 Proceedings of the Six Nations at Buffalo creek Chiefs Six Nations Unknown Recipient Proceedings of a Council holden at Buffalo creek, by the Six Nations of Indians. The principal attendees included sachems, chiefs, and warriors of the Six Nations, along with General Israel Chapin and some interpreters. The Indians lodge a complaint against the injustice of some of the actions of militant Americans upon their people and lands. "We are in distress," one of them said, "A number of...
February 28, 1787 To the Chiefs and Warriors of the Six Nations Major General Richard Butler Chiefs & Warriors of the Six Nations Speech alludes to transmission of items to Congress, recommendations of peace, and advised Indians to maintain control over their people to prevent hostilities against white settlers.
July 11, 1791 Speech of Good Peter Good Peter [not available] In his speech, Good Peter discusses the peace talks and Indian settlements.
July 11, 1794 Speech to the Chickasaw Indians Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits a draft of a speech to the chiefs and warriors of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. The speech starts out by expressing gratitude in the Chickasaws joining with the U.S. Army in combating the "hostile tribes northwest of the Ohio," who allegedly had been "deaf to the voice of reason and peace."