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October 7, 1792 Boumdary Line Between Cherokee Land and U.S. William Blount Commissioners Enclosed extract of letter to Little Turkey and other Cherokee chiefs pertaining to meeting of chiefs and commissioners to run boundary line between two nations. Specified where line should fall, according to treaty. Noted war dissolves all treaties.
August 11, 1792 Uncertainty Relative to Treaty Henry Knox Joseph Ellicot Orders to consult with Seagrove on boundary line and then return to the city if Ellicot's services are no longer needed.
September 8, 1791 Provisions for Running the Boundary Line Henry Knox Spear & McLeod Spear and McLeod are ordered to provide Joseph Ellicot and his assistants the necessary provisions for establishing the boundary line between the United States and the Creek Nation of Indians.
May 12, 1799 Marking the Indian Boundary Line Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Hamtramck is directed to provide assistance to the Surveyor General in marking the Indian boundary line.
June 27, 1796 Supplies Required for Running a Boundary Line James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of State has specified the supplies that Mr. Ellicott will require for running the boundary line between the United States and the territories of his Catholic Majesty [Spain]. The sector tent must be in the form that Mr. Ellicott prescribes and he will also want some alteration in the boot of the markee.
May 24, 1799 Assistance in Marking the Indian Boundary Line Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton The Surveyor General confirms the expediency of directing the Commanding Officer in the Northwestern Territory to provide the troops who will assist in marking the Indian boundary line.
May 25, 1791 Running the Creek Boundary Line Henry Knox Richard Call Knox orders Major Call to march troops to Rock Landing to surpervise the marking of the boundary line established by the treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians. Three citizens of Georgia and three Creek chiefs are to be chosen to observe the running of the line.
April 11, 1797 Cherokee boundary line survey Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Report on the status and progress of surveying and marking the boundary line between the United States and the Cherokee Nation.
May 12, 1799 Marking the Indian Boundary Line Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Since Hamtramck has assumed command in the absense of General Wilkinson, he is to provide assistance to the Surveyor General in the drawing of the Indian boundary lines.
February 5, 1799 Reminder for Expected Letter Alexander Hamilton Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hamilton needed a letter from Wolcott prior to the execution of an order regarding a military escort for the marking of an Indian boundary line.
September 8, 1791 Instructions for Running the Boundary Line Henry Knox Joseph Ellicot Knox gives Ellicott his instructions for running the boundary line between the United States and the Creek Nation of Indians, as stipulated in the Treaty of New York.
March 20, 1799 Marking Permanent Indian Boundary Lines Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry The Surveyor General has recommended marking the permanent Indian boundary lines in an expedient manner. Since the assistance of troops will be required and the lines marked in concert with agents of the War Department, the Secretary of War should issue the necessary directives. Since the troops failed to cooperate in the drawing of the northern boundary, it was marked in the same manner as...
April 6, 1784 Official Congressional Approval of Treaty with Northwest Indians Thomas Mifflin [not available] Official naming and appointment of commissioners. Commissioners given permission by Congress to agree upon boundary line.
July 21, 1791 Enclosed Duplicates of Correspondence on Land Purchase Arthur St. Clair Alexander Hamilton Originals on boat attacked by Indians, duplicates now enclosed. Judge purchased public lands, continues to sell them despite the Proclamation issued by Congress regarding boundary line between U.S. and Western Indian lands. Butler yet to arrive, season for campaign is waning.
November 4, 1796 Stores, Shipments, and the Boundary Line with Spanish Territory Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the large clothing issue for the guard force detached from Fort Pitt. These guards are to accompany the surveyor of the boundary with Spanish territory.
August 20, 1799 Requests Money for James William Park for Cherokee Boundary Line, per Treaty of Tellico David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for James and William Park as money appropriated to pay the commissioner of running the Cherokee boundary line based on the Treaty of Tellico.
August 31, 1792 Indian Relations and Settler Unrest Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Opposition of western settlers to the boundary line as stipulated by the treaty of New York between Creek Nation and U.S. Every opportunity sought to provoke war with Indians. Stated Indian War would adversely affect the economy and trade relations. Also cited Indian relations with other nations as nothing but warm and sincere. Stated it would be criminal negligence to ignore the gross...
August 3, 1795 Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne [not available] Official sealed document securing peace between U.S. and Western Indian Nations. Set boundary line between nations as Cayahoga River.
June 18, 1797 Boundary Between the Cherokees and the U.S. James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins McHenry wants Hawkins and Pickens to examine the enclosed paper from William Blount relative to the boundary line between the Cherokees and the U.S. If the principles contained therein would more pefectly settle the line established by the Treaty of Holston and not violate the wishes of the Indians, then Blount's recommendations should be followed.
August 11, 1792 Boundary Disputes Henry Knox Alexander McGillivray Mention of imposter Bowles and his "pernicious influence" on the boundary line between Creek and U.S. lands. Knox advised McGillivray to use his influence to run boundary according to treaty. Land rights, hunting grounds, and hostilities between Indians and settlers discussed.
August 16, 1793 Continuation of War Benjamin Lincoln Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Inability to agree on boundary line between Indian Nations and U.S. the U.S. could not reach a peace agreement with the Western Indian Nations.
November 22, 1796 Report from Hopewell Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins reports on his plans for surveys to establish boundary lines between the Creeks, the Cherokees, and the United States. Reports on his plans for a tour through the towns of the upper Cherokee and the Creeks.
June 17, 1796 [The Invitation or talk of the President delivered this day as follows. - To the beloved Men, Chiefs, and Warriors of the Creek Nation.-] George Washington [not available] Cited negotiations in New York that secured a peaceful boundary line in Georgia. However, neither the people of Georgia or Creek Nation were satisfied with boundary and took prisoners and property. Discussed Seagrove's agreement with some Creek chiefs and no additional boundary disputes. Formally invites Creek Nation to Coleraine to formalize peace and trade agreement. Outlines land desired...
August 15, 1800 Payment to George D. Blackmore James Winchester Samuel Dexter Winchester paid $2000 to George D. Blackmore for ascertaining the boundary line between the United States and the Chickasaw Nation of Indians.
April 11, 1799 Protecting the Surveyors James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Since the party of troops ordered to assist the Surveyor General in marking the boundary lines designated by the Treaty of Greenville has refused to do so, McHenry orders that a military escort be provided to cover the surveyors while the run the required lines.