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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 25, 1791 Indian Affairs George Clinton Henry Knox Discusses current Indian Affairs [largely illegible burned fragment].
February 28, 1796 History of Service, Settling Affairs John Bryant William Lyman Bryant apologizes for any trouble in settling his affairs, and outlines his service in the 1770s and 1780s.
May 25, 1799 Train in which Indian Affairs May Proceed Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck "The Secretary of War has transmitted me a copy of your letter of 1st of April. Mine of the 24th indicates the train in which it is desired that Indian Affairs may proceed. But I shall be glad to be regularly advised of every interesting matter respecting theier movements and views..."
March 27, 1787 Regarding Indian Affairs in the Southern Department Charles Thomson Henry Knox Thomson refers to a report from Joseph Martin, superintendent of Indian Affairs in the Southern Department, who reported great unrest among the Cherokees over the rapid encroachment of their lands by whites from the "state of Franklin." Suggests that Cherokees receiving encouragement from Choctaws, Chickasaws, Creeks and Spanish.
October 7, 1786 Appointment of Richard Butler as superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District Nathaniel Gorham [not available] Nomination of Richard Butler to superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District.
March 5, 1800 Management of Indian Affairs, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton sends Wilkinson information regarding the organization of four regiments. He discusses some appointments and the best methods for implementing the reorganization. Caution is urged regarding separating the management of Indian affairs from the military and confining it to the Superintendents and their agents.
April 30, 1799 Concerns about Indian Affairs James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Concerning Indian affairs.
May 23, 1799 Outlines Indian Affairs Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Discusses Indian affairs, and the military are to be only auxiliary at this point. Need to determine how supplies will be distributed with uniformity.
March 4, 1784 Indian Affairs Thomas Jefferson George Rogers Clark Related to Indian affairs.
March 27, 1798 Order to Settle Affairs and Rejoin Company James McHenry Samuel Vance Order by Secretary McHenry to settle affairs in Pittsburgh, and then to repair immediately to Georgia to rejoin the company.
June 1, 1797 Discussion of Foreign Affairs & Frigates James P. Catheart Josiah Fox Letter, mentions foreign affairs; discusses frigates.
April 6, 1793 Commissisoners for Indian Affairs, Etc. James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara congratulates his country on the appointment of the Commissioners of Indian Affairs. He is convinced that all that can be done consistent with the health and safety of the Union may be expected from the zeal and abilities of those enlightened characters.
July 18, 1797 Discussion of International Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Discusses international affairs. Explores ideas of justice. Reports interactions with diplomats.
August 29, 1796 Foreign Affairs with France William Vans Murray James McHenry Foreign ministers appointment, conspiracy related to treaty.
November 24, 1792 Proposes Establishment of Superintendent of Indian Affairs Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Prepared set of forms to establish office of superintendent of Indian affairs. Hopes to establish officer to superintend examination of settlements and public property of the U.S., an indispensable arrangement. Proposes that such an office have equal standing with the Treasury and War Departments.
September 2, 1796 Salary of Silas Dinsmore [Dinsmoor], Deputy Agent of Indian Affairs William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $250 is due Silas Dinsmore, Dinsmoor] Deputy Agent of Indian Affairs, being his salary from June through August 1796.
November 15, 1792 Indian Affairs in the Southern Department Henry Knox United States Senate Knox transmits to the Senate information from James Seagrove regarding Indian affairs in the southeast. .
April 12, 1798 Discusses International Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Talks about activities and affairs between the Hague and Philadelphia--who works on what and with whom. Mentions diplomatic relations with several different countries.
September 2, 1788 Report on the state of Indian affairs Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair expresses anxiousness over the state of Indian affairs. Delawares appear to be friendly. Expects information on the Six Nations soon. Discusses preparations by Pennsylvania and Virginia to prepare militias. General Butler and Senecas not yet arrived.
August 20, 1800 Peace Talks and Role of Spain; William Augustus Bowles Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Representative of Cussetah discussed Spanish affairs with Seminole chiefs. Peace talks.
July 14, 1797 Discussion of International Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Discussion of international affairs and different types of governments. Mentions treaties, sovereignty, indivisibility, etc. Refers to people and locations and various military and political campaigns.
1799 Discussion of Affairs with France James McHenry John Adams Mentions the spectacle of war as compared to a quiet submission. Speaks of affairs with France and a treaty with Great Britain.
December 24, 1792 Letter Regarding Indian Affairs in the Southern Department Henry Knox President of the Senate of the United States "The President of the United States has directed me to submit to the Senate the copy of a letter from his Excellency the Governor of Georgia, dated Augusta, December 5th, 1791, with an enclosure relatively to Indian affairs in the southern department."
June 6, 1796 Account of Silas Dinsmoor, Deputy Agent of Indian Affairs William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $794.23 is due Silas Dinsmoor, of New Hampshire, agent of the United States to the Choctaws, being the balance of his account, including his salary, through May 1796.
November 25, 1799 Creek Chiefs address U.S. agent for Indian affairs Creek Chiefs Benjamin Hawkins Creeks complain about the land speculation activities of W. Bowles to the U.S. agent for Indian affairs, Ben Hawkins.