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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 27, 1793 Speech of the Wyandot Chief to the Commissioners Wyandot Chief Commissioners of the United States In his speech to the Commissioners, the Wyandot Chief admonishes them that they know very well that the boundary line established by the White People at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix was the Ohio River.
February 7, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Francis Mentges William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $205.21 is due Francis Mentges for sundry disbursements made by him and for his compensation attending three Wyandot Indians from January 11 to January 30, 1798.
January 23, 1798 Rifles for the Wyandot Chiefs James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Colonel Mentges for the use of the Wyandot [Huron] chiefs and their interpreter three new rifles."
May 20, 1792 Mission to Wyandot Towns James Wilkinson Colonel John Harden Orders to persuade Wyandot chiefs to accompany Harden to Philadelphia to meet with G. Washington. Contingency plans included in detail if Indians do not acquiesce to request.
April 30, 1791 Warning to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot Nation Arthur St. Clair [not available] General St. Clair, Governor of the Northwest Territory, warns the Wyandot against joining in mischief against the United States.
September 3, 1793 Negotiations with Wyandot Indians Henry Knox Henry Lee Details from Commissioner's travels to North of the Ohio to discuss peace treaty with Wyandots. Lee is governor of Virginia.
July 27, 1796 Account of Dr. Benjamin Barton Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $16 is due Dr. Benjamin Barton, being the amount of his account for inoculating Eneas Hasting, a Wyandot Indian and for medicine and advice during May 1796.
March 8, 1791 St. Clair Warns the Wyandots about the Shawnee and Miami Arthur St. Clair Tarhe St. Clair recounts to the Half King and the chiefs of the Wyandot Indians the hostile attitude of the Shawnee and Miami Indians toward the United States and recommends Colonel Thomas Procter as emissary.
June 1, 1785 Reports Activity of Wyandot, Delaware, Shawnee, and Cherokee; British Attempts to Promote Subversion Josiah Harmar Henry Knox The Wyandot and Delaware have brought in their prisoners and released them. The Shawnees profess peace, but the Cherokees remain hostile and have killed and scalped 7 people recently. Includes an intelligence estimate of the Indian nations and an account of British efforts to foment anti-American sentiment among the Indians. Identifies a British agent of influence on the American frontier.
January 20, 1785 Treaty at Fort Stanwix, 1785 George Rogers Clark [not available] Articles outline details of treaty between the United States and the Wyandot and Delaware Indians. Indians promise to deliver 3 chiefs until peace is restored. Tribes will come under the jurisdiction of the President of the United States, with no other sovereign. Treaty establishes boundaries and settlement land and seeks to prevent robbery. Promises distribution of goods.
October 10, 1794 Proceedings of the Wyandot Council Wyandot Chief [not available] A short sketch of the proceedings of the Council at the Big Rock, by the Wyandot chiefs, on behalf of all their confederates, around October 1794, discussing various issues of the Northwestern Indian tribes.
January 25, 1798 Sorrel Horse for the Wyandot Chief James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Colonel Mentges on order a sorrel horse for the Wyandot Chief/Crane now in this city."
July 16, 1788 Indian business is unfavorable, but holds out hope for peace Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Reports that business has an unfavorable aspect, but is still hopeful for peace. Will not spend money allocated by congress unless objects in view can be obtained. West line will not be agreed upon because of value as hunting ground. Encloses copies of letters from Wilson the messenger, Khun, a Wyandot Chief, to Colonel Butler.
September 19, 1790 Request for the Wyandot Nation to Join the U.S. in War Against the Shawnee Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Wyandots Refers to an earlier meeting between the U.S. and several Indian tribes at Muskingum Falls [Ohio region], which apparently aimed at peace between the Indian tribes. Now St. Clair accuses the Shawnees & Miamis of being "set to do evil;" he calls upon the Wyandot to honor their alliance with the U.S. and declare war on the Shawnee. Informs them that the bearer of the message has a letter to the...
May 2, 1797 Transportation of Indian Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Departure of wagons loaded with annuities for Wyandot, Shawnee, and Delaware Indians. Mentioned instructions from Secretary of War or Gen. Wilkins[son?] on delivery of goods and routes of transportation. Requests Craig include the enclosed invoice with the shipment of Indian goods.
June 9, 1797 Cash Invoices Received, Transportation of Merchandise Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Discussion of location/status of Shawnee, Ottawa, Miami, Wyandot, and Delaware Indian goods. Requested assistance with J.Heath's account, mentioned W. Simmons help with the draft. Transportation of provisions discussed in details.
September 29, 1789 Instrument of Ratification: Treaty of Fort Harmar. George Washington [not available] Treaty between United States and Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattawattima, and Sac Nations at Fort Harmar by Arthur St. Clair Governor of Territory North west of Ohio River. Ratification took place at Fort Harmar on 9 January 1789.
November 30, 1798 Instructions for Payment of Indian and Accommodations for Troops Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed letter delivered by Wyandot Indian yesterday with letter from Isaac Williams of Sandusky directing payment of Indian. Quartermaster General will not admit the charge, so Craig requests instructions on how to handle payment. Requests final destination of Miller's detachment that marches for Pittsburgh in order to provide appropriate accommodations. Water level of Allegheny river is...
September 29, 1789 Proclamation by President: Treaty of Fort Harmar George Washington [not available] By virtue of powers given by United States Congress assembled to Arthur St. Clair, Governor of territory north west of Ohio River, and commissioner plenipotentiary for treating with Indian nations in northern department. Treaty concluded at Fort Harmar between United States and Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattiwatima, and Sac nations. Signed at New York.
September 29, 1789 Proclamation of the Treaty of Fort Harmar George Washington [not available] Washington's offcial proclamation of the Treay of Fort Harmar with the Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandot, Delaware, Ottawa, Chippawa, Pattiwatima, and Sac Nations.
January 22, 1799 Details on Indian Annuities Jacob Schieffelin Samuel Hodgdon Ottawas, Chippewas, and Pottawatomies request that instead of farm tools, dry goods (articles of clothing), be sent as their annuities because iron tools could not be distributed evenly among the members due to its worth. Requests from other tribes detailed as well, such as brass kettles. Calicoes of better quality, as well as shrouds. Quantity in bulk will be less than usual, but finer quality...
August 16, 1793 Response from Federal Commissioners for Sandusky Conference to General Council at rapids of Miami speech of 13 August 1793 Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Response to Council of Miami Rapids speech of 13 August 1793 [received 16 August and submitted on the same day] and relayed via two Wyandot runners from Captain Elliott's at the mouth of the Detroit River. Addressed to the Chiefs and Warriors of the Indian Nations assembled at the foot of the Miami Rapids. The commissioners restate that it is impossible to make the Ohio River the the boundary...
November 18, 1794 Speech of Northwestern Indians Northwestern Indian Chiefs United States Letter from Northwestern Indian chiefs to Major General Anthony Wayne and the United States, discussing potential peace.
May 1, 1800 Goods to be Purchased for the Choctaws & Other Tribes John Harris Unknown Recipient Orders from the War Department to purchase goods to the value of one thousand dollars to be sent as a present to the Choctaw Nation of Indians with the same for the Wyandots and Delawares. To be purchased are the designated goods suitable for the annuities for the listed tribes of Indians for the year 1800.
April 12, 1799 Outlines Supplies for Indian Nations Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Sends invoices for annuities due to several Indian Nations. The goods have been forwarded. A wagon leaves today with medicines and hospital stores. Requests that invoices be sent on safely with supplies so the agents will know how to disburse items.