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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 26, 1790 Regarding pay of La Neuville brothers Henry Knox Joseph Howell The War Secretary requests information on the La Neuville brothers, foreign officers who left the service prior to 1780. Asks whether or not they had the depreciation of pay made good to them.
May 7, 1799 Recruiting Efforts for Captain Brothers and Captain Beatty James McHenry Carvel Hall Speaks of recruiting efforts for Captain Brothers in Hagers Town and Captain Beatty at Frederick Town.
April 12, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Vincent Simmons directs Vincent to forward the records of Major Valentine Brothers.
June 1, 1795 Transporting Military Stores to Shepherdstown Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of military stores located at Frederickstown, Maryland that should be transported to Shepherdstown so that the expense of keeping them there does not exceed their value.
August 28, 1792 Stolen Horses Returned and Indian Relations with U.S. John Kinnard [not available] Stolen horses retrieved from the towns of Cheehaws and Telhuanas, assured "brothers" that head men do not send Indians to steal white mens' horses. Horses sent to Capt. Fleming who will return them to rightful owners. Thought it appropriate to pay Indians who collected horses.
July 24, 1792 Letter to the Wyachtenos and other tribes living on the Wabash River Rufus Putnam [not available] "Brothers: I am on my way to you from the great council fire of the United States, where the great and good chief, General Washington, resides. I am coming with the wishes of his heart to you which are very good, and which I hope will make your heart rejoice, when you hear them. Brothers: Out of love to you I am come this long way. I wish you to become a happy people; and, believe me, nothing...
October 30, 1790 Provisions for the Senecas Timothy Pickering Chiefs of the Seneca Nation Captain Ross, a trusted men, has been directed to travel to the Painted Post to provide beef, corn, and meal for the Indians. It is hoped that this will provide proof of the good will of the United States.
July 13, 1791 Peace Talks of the Six Nations Good Peter [not available] Good Peter discusses the peace talks of the Six Nations.
August 13, 1793 Message to the Indians Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Message sent to Indian Nations represented at the Council at the Rapids of the Miami River. Request an answer. Message relates to disputes over the boundary line.
June 5, 1791 COPY: Request to Five Nations for Assistance Major General Richard Butler [not available] Request to Five Nations to accompany De Bartzet and Governor St. Clair to deal with hostile western tribes.
July 27, 1793 Speech from the Confederate Indians at Miami Rapids General Council of Indians Commissioners Speech of the Confederate Indians at the Miami Rapids to the U.S. Commissioners of Indian Affairs, where they ask if the United States government will honor the boundary set forth in the Treaty of Fort Stanwick, the Ohio River.
July 30, 1793 Indian Council questions the authority of U.S. Indian Commissioners Indian Council at the Rapids of the Miami Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Speech, discusses boundary line re Treaty of Fort Stanwix; asks for intentions towards boundary line; alludes to White encroachment; questions authority of commissioners based on inability to enforce Treaty of Fort Stanwix
October 6, 1792 Speech to Northwest Indians Rufus Putnam Indians Northwest of Ohio River Speech of Rufus Putnam, Agent to General Washington, for the purpose of treating with the Indians Northwest of the Ohio, and concluding a peace with the same. Indian tribes include the Delaware, Shawnee, Miami, and Wyandots.
February 7, 1784 Speech to the Shawnee Nation James Wilkinson [not available] Speech to Shawnee chiefs and warriors informing them of the peace treaty signed between Great Britain and the United States. Wilkinson asks the Shawnee to join in a "chain of friendship" with the Americans.
January 21, 1794 Treaty Between United States and Delaware, Shawnee, and Miami Nations Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne addressed all chiefs of the three nations and accepted their hands in friendship and peace. Warrior Chiefs accept peace treaty.
January 29, 1795 Religion Edmund Burke Wyandot Chief Speech to Wyandots regarding visit by Burke to discuss religion in village. Recommends moving village closer to Detroit and cabin to be occupied by Burke. Persuasive argument against joining "strangers".
March 4, 1790 Autograph Draft Document [not available] [not available] Speech, asks custody of murderers; discusses Indian aggression.
July 3, 1800 Status of Mr. Ames Account Peter Hagner Joseph Williams Hagner reported to Williams that Mr. Ames' account showed he paid Solomon Rockwell and Brothers for 10 tons of refined iron. Williams must apply to the Register of the Treasury for information on past accounts. Hagner included set of forms required for submitting accounts to Office.
March 4, 1790 Autograph Draft Document [not available] [not available] Speech, asks custody of murderers; discusses Indian agression
September 29, 1792 Speech to the Wabash and Illinois tribes Rufus Putnam Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes Speech to the Wabash and Illinois tribes, following a treaty, by General Rufus Putnam. Discusses opening communication with other tribes, including the Miami, Delaware, Shawnee and Wyandot. Also mentions a visit of selected chiefs to Philadelphia.
July 27, 1793 Question Regarding Power to Negotiate Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River [not available] Speech sent to Commissioners concerning misunderstanding of boundary line between Indians and white people. Request immediate removal of settlers on Indian land.
June 16, 1790 Speech of Mohawks at Albany David Hill [not available] Speech of the Mohawks to the Committee of Corporation at Albany, New York. Discussed rivers of blood, and ancestors that wished peace b/w Nations.
August 6, 1791 A letter expressing displeasure with a divisive force placed by Butler in the Seneca Nation Chief of the Seneca Nation Half Town Major General Richard Butler The Seneca chiefs were told Dr. Barlgh(?), the Frenchman, had great authority from Butler, but this was a lie that has been found out. To them, he was acting as a dividing force, and the chiefs tell Butler that as long as he stays away from the tribes, they can act as a cohesive body. The chiefs make fairly clear threats that Barlgh is only safe under Butlerís protection, and to leave it would...
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...
June 5, 1788 Indians Seeking Peace Prince of Notoly Andrew Pickens Chota Indians left their towns and land so the Creeks and White People can fight among themselves.