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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 2, 1799 Discussion of Accounts with Foster, General Robertson and Wolf's Friend James McHenry William Simmons Encloses accounts for supplies for A. Foster, General Robertson, and Wolf's Friend, with questions about General Robertson's authority to authorize expenses. Encloses copy of letter from General Wilkinson
May 12, 1796 Pay of William Wells and Andrew Wolf William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $186.66 is due William Wells and Andrew Wolf, Scouts of Clark County Kentucky, being their pay from June 21 to Oct. 14, 1794.
February 7, 1799 Encloses Copies of Speeches James McHenry John Adams Submits speech to Bloody Fellow, Wolf Pound, and George Colbert. Will call upon the President in the morning for further instructions.
January 27, 1799 Stipends, Dividends & Gift Sums to Indian Nations James McHenry John Adams In return for Indian friendship, General Wilkinson has promised an annual stipend to a Chickasaw chief, Wolf's Friend, who is now in Philadelphia. Considers different points on the wisdom of filling such a request, including: that Wolf's Friend comes from a faction of Chickasaw not yet closely allied to the U.S.; no individual chief has ever been given a stipend, only part of the sum for the...
December 3, 1799 Certification of payment; Anthony Foster, for supplies furnished and payments made by order of Brigadier General Robertson to Wolf’s Friend (Indian) William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $287.65 to Anthony Foster, for supplies furnished and payments made by order of Brigadier General Robertson to Wolf’s Friend (Indian), while enroute to the seat of government.
July 29, 1792 [Enclosure] Observations from Travels to Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations Anthony Forster William Blount Related sentiments of councils held at both Chickasaw and Chocktaw villages in relation to politics, peace, and war between the whites people (U.S) and the Indians. Discussed names, points of view, and events in detail.
March 5, 1799 Certification of payments; Lieutenant Herman Lutheiser for recruiting and paying expenses of Chickasaws William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $373.29 to Lieutenant Herman Lutheiser for recruiting and paying expenses of Chickasaws, the Wolf's Head at their head, from Knoxville to Philadelphia.
June 26, 1798 Land Allocation from Treaty with Oneida Tribe Joseph Hopkinson Timothy Pickering Pickering relayed the desires of the Oneida tribe to allocate land to the Northern Missionary Society and Mr. Chapin, superintendent of Indian affairs.
January 3, 1791 Recommendation from Chiefs of the Stockbridge Tribe. Stockbridge Tribal Chiefs [not available] The Chiefs of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians seek relief from the State of New York.
April 26, 1795 Letter from John Sergeant to Secretary of War Timothy Pickering on the claims of the Nimham Tribe, purchase of Oneida lands and setting out for New Stockbridge New York John Sergeant Jr. Timothy Pickering From John Sergeant, missionary to the Stockbridge Indians, to Timothy Pickering Secretary of War. He discusses pamphlet of the Nimham tribe claiming lands in New York, which he cannot find. Asks who will be the commissioner to make treaty with Indians in upcoming summer. Says that [Captain] Hendricks will attend and will want instructions. He mentions that State of New York has appointed new...
September 17, 1794 Indian chiefs discouraged from alliance with Americans Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Secretary Knox provides Major General Anthony Wayne information about talks between two Indian tribes along the Miami River. The one tribe, which is preparing to open diplomatic relations with the United States, has been requested by the other tribe to refrain from doing so, insisting that they "must not believe the Americans, for they only wish to decoy us into a snare, with their fine speeches...
December 31, 1789 Statement of $20,000 Appropriated by Congress Henry Knox [not available] Statement of $20,000 appropriated by Congress on the 20th August, 1789, for the expense of negotiations with the Indian tribes. Monies expended by the commissioners, by superintendent of Northern Department for George M. White Eyes, an Indian youth of the Delaware tribe, in order to return to his country, having been educated at the expense of United States.
April 11, 1793 Report of Indian tribe Land Deeds in New York and Pennsylvania George Clinton [not available] From the Governor of New York, report of Indian tribe Land Deeds, New York and Pennsylvania.
March 16, 1793 News of Cornplanter, Recruiters, New Ensigns, Pay, and Commissions Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The Cornplanter may be on his way to Legionville. Those recruiting officers who can be spared will be ordered to join the Legion. Newly appointed ensigns are not ready to join the Legion but may be able to do so in two months. One month's pay is being forwarded as well as the commissions for the officers.
February 27, 1798 Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners John Jay Jonathan Taylor Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
March 6, 1798 Concerning galleys and peace with the Miami tribe James McHenry James Wilkinson Encourages Wilkinson to reprimand the officer responsible for leaking orders to the Pittsburgh Gazette, who promptly published them without the army's consent. Informs Wilkinson that it is desirable that the 24 pounders for galleys on the Mississippi be employed and their carriages completed as soon as possible. Concludes letter with a mention of Little Turtle - chief of the Miami tribe - and...
1796 Conference with Cheroenhaka James McHenry [not available] Lists supplies, etc.
December 12, 1799 Instructions on Supplying Indians James McHenry General James Robertson Order to provide supplies to Wolf Friend and his party not authorized therefore compensation for supplied denied but settled after discussion with Wilkinson. Hereafter all requests by unauthorized persons to supply Indians will be denied. Specific instructions on how to deal with Indian interactions detailed.
February 1, 1800 Requested Delivery of Sundry Items for Indians David Henley Wolf's Friend Has received letter and is assisting Colbert. Lists sundry articles sent to Indians. White people are mourning the death of Washington
August 9, 1797 Regarding a Spanish Spy N. Hunter James McHenry Describes evidence of a Spanish spy or agent and discusses the possibility of a Spanish alliance with Indians against the United States.
May 7, 1795 Indian Treaty, British Relations, Deceit Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Noted submission of letters and a treaty which he seemed to meet his approval. President advised that Wayne remain on his guard for a large contingency of Indians Mentioned the treachery of Pontiac towards the British. Discussed providing clothing to Indians, but will not provide Commissions to the Chiefs. Discussed the intervention of Lord Dorchester in controlling the Irish priest E. Burke.
June 7, 1796 A Talk from the Mad Dog to the Chickasaw Nation Mad Dog [not available] Talks received with happy hearts, Mad Dog's tribe now sends its strength to the Chickasaws.
March 9, 1793 Chief Cornplanter's visit to Philadelphia Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox is glad to learn that Doctor Carmichael arrived safe with money. Also sorry that Cornplanter will not visit Philadelphia as if disaffected with United States. Says this idea is unfortunate. Senecas residing at Buffalo Creek were offended by his former visit as unauthorized by council, and prohibited his visit.
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.
July 22, 1797 Chickasaw chief's response to white encroachment James McHenry John Adams Transcribes a discussion between a Chickasaw chief and American. The chief insists that his people are aware that whites will stop at nothing to take their lands and reminds the American that they remember the terms of past treaties. The Chickasaw then says that he has been informed by Spanish Louisiana Governo Gayoso that Americans want to take possession of their lands and demands an answer to...