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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 16, 1790 Knox writes to Jackson Henry Knox Henry Jackson Letter, discusses memorial for Cincinnati; discusses propriety of exclusive favors.
March 1800 Enclosed Certificate of Land Rights William Torrey James McHenry Certificate of land rights enclosed, as granted by Congress to refugees from Canada.
August 5, 1800 Promises and Land Rights Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation Promises made in Philadelphia by Sec of War to be kept. Currently searching for an agent through whom the Indians can communicate to the U.S. Government. Land rights addressed.
July 31, 1791 Tatham discusses topography with Knox William Tatham Henry Knox Letter, encloses Topographical Analysis cover sheet; discusses publication of Topographical Analysis.
January 31, 1791 Petition of John Fitch John Fitch Edmund Randolph Details of Fitch's character described. Went poor in public service, traveled to Kentucky at the personal request of the commissioners, no longer has the assistance of the Army or his private creditors. Requests discharge, happy to hear there is a committee appointed by Congress to hear requests.
August 30, 1790 Plans to Travel, Land Rights Discussed Henry Knox Isaac Winslow Knox discussed land rights conceded in resolve of 24th july, 1785.
December 14, 1798 House of Rep. Address to President Regarding Foreign Policy House of Representatives John Adams Boundary disputes with Great Britain and Spain settled, poor relations with France continue. Tone of House defensive and gave full approval of Presidential authority to exercise rights to defend U.S. freedom.
December 19, 1795 Land Rights William Blount Timothy Pickering Notification that problems will arise over land rights around the territories of North Carolina due to recent influx of settlers, Cherokee land holdings, disputed boundaries, and land grants issued by the government.
March 15, 1800 Sale of Land Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed property values and the sale of land warrants.
March 2, 1795 Land Rights in Georgia Timothy Pickering George Mathews President received letter from T.Carnes and J.Gunn, regarding Indian rights to land inside current U.S. boundary. Discussed current unrest among Creeks and urged delicacy in pursuing this issue. State of Georgia passed legislation to investigate claims. Copy of resolution to investigate enclosed.
July 26, 1792 Discussions of Peace and Land Rights Joseph Brandt Henry Knox Intelligence on the murder of Maj. Trueman by an Indian boy arrived. Discussed possible routes attributes and drawbacks to transmit information. Land rights of United States and Indians discussed as issue U.S. cannot win. Brandt plans to travel to settle peace with Indians.
December 16, 1796 Comments on Indian Affairs, Rights of Choctaws [not available] James McHenry Discusses relationship between the Choctaw Nation and the US. Reports poor health. Expresses hopes for Six Nations and navigation rights on the Mississippi. Instructs on use of beads from Indian agents. Reference to interaction with President.
February 2, 1797 Discussion of Chickosaw Treaties, Surrender of Indian Land Charles Lee James McHenry Refers to Indian land negotiations over lumber and river access. Discussion of subject rights and protections. Mentions treaty with Chickasaws. Refers to Indians surrendering rights to land.
September 14, 1797 Pennsylvanians Know that They are not Entirely Governed by Military Law, Etc. William Cooke John Adams Letter concerns the land rights of Pennsylvanians and Indians.
October 9, 1792 Indian Land Rights; Alexander McGillivray James Seagrove Deterred Seagrove from listening to Bowles. Discussed boundary line, and hostilities of Indians. Treaty of New York and Spanish interests veted with Governor of Louisiana. Land rights of several Indian Nations discussed. Requested provisions due to poor harvest.
May 5, 1790 Williams writes Knox from London regarding international affairs Jonathan Williams Henry Knox Letter, describes Spanish aggression towards England on American coast; mentions neutral state; discusses trade competition.
March 3, 1796 FRAGMENT: Letter to Creek Nation James McHenry Creek Nation of Indians Laid down U.S. stipulations for treaties to be considered valid. Discussed land protection and land rights of Creek Nation, hopes to establish peace b/w two nations.
March 13, 1795 [Memorandum.] Multiple Authors [not available] Contract between undersigned to obtain property rights near lake Superior for copper mines.
December 18, 1786 Speech of United Indian Nations to Congress Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes [not available] The Indians are disappointed that they were not included in peace accord with Great Britain; wanted lasting peace. Indians excluded from meetings held regarding peace and property rights, desire future peace be reached with a united voice of the confederacy.
January 26, 1800 Amount of estimates for the year 1800, as rendered exclusive of military pensions. James McHenry Theodore Sedgwick List of expenses of military including pay and subsistance, forage, clothing, rations, plus expenses related to the Quartermaster Department and the Hospital Department.
1794 Estimate of expenses for mounted volunteers Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Estimate of expenses surrounding the raising and paying of 2,000 mounted volunteers, of Kentucky, for four months, exclusive of forage and subsistence. Total expenses come out to $264,996.
August 11, 1797 Progress of Negotiations William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses treaty negotiations with France.
February 21, 1800 Warrants, Land Rights, and Drafts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Johnston's warrant received. Fearing problems with the lottery for land, Craig delivered warrant to Messrs. Armstrong and Wells. Various accounts and drafts discussed
July 7, 1790 Opinion on Indian Attacks Harry Innes Henry Knox Stated that all warfare has been due to Indian aggression. In an effort to protect and preserve land rights, an expedition of volunteers into Indian territory will commence. Volunteers will not discriminate who they injure or kill.
June 29, 1795 Land Rights and Indian Relations Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Discussed methods of recruiting, specifically veterans. Suggested temporary service contract to expedite recruiting. Discusses land rights and possibility of acquiring Indian lands with hope of maintaining peace between U.S. and Indian Nations.