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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 5, 1793 Good Feathers Are Available from Benjamin Strang William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons is pleased to report that a large quantity of good feathers--scarcely to be had at any price--are available at a reasonable price from Benjamin Strang.
June 16, 1794 Articles Furnished Creek Indians [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has not acknowledged receipt of articles furnished to the Creek Indians.
November 7, 1796 Additional Articles Needed at Whetstone Point Joseph Guimpe Samuel Hodgdon Guimpe confirms that he has received by stagecoach--William Lindsey, Master--a [shipment] marked "US" with public stores that conform to the invoice. Two of the sergeant's coats are much coarser than the other two and it would still be good to get feathers for the helmets and cockades. Since the Sergeant has never received a sword, a few swords should also be sent.
May 4, 1792 Accounts Henry Knox Isaac Craig Approval of various charges and accounts.
January 6, 1799 [PRIVATE] Drawing Pay and Outfitting Soldiers George Washington James McHenry Unanticipated travel expenses necessitated spending more that the 2 months pay drawn prior to Washington's departure from Philadelphia. Regulations on uniforms not mandated.
November 5, 1795 Items for the Artillerists & Engineers at West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The following items are to be transported to West Point for the use of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers: helmets, helmet feathers, cockades, sergeant's woolen overalls, sergeant's shirts, sword belts, a cane for a senior musician, silk epaulets, books of demi-paper, reams of paper, quills, wafers, and sealing wax. The number required of each item is indicated.
June 7, 1794 Examination of two Pattawatamies Alexander Gibson Unknown Recipient Examination of two Pattawatamies, captured by Captain Alexander Gibson, on the north side of the Miami of the Lake; Discusses the British and various Indian tribes, with their relationships with the American nation.
November 1792 Presents for the Indians James Seagrove [not available] Seagrove lists the articles he requires as presents to the Indians, Though they want gunpowder and lead, he is reluctant to give it to them.
August 1, 1793 Goods Needed Annually for the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians Andrew Pickens [not available] "Estimate of goods necessary to be furnished the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians annually."
August 24, 1800 Indian Affairs South of the Ohio River Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Report, describes the state of affairs under the charge of the principal agent for Indian affairs south of the Ohio River. Mentions progress of civilization plans.
December 16, 1796 Choctaw Chiefs' Objections to U.S. Encroachment Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Wishes to renew friendship with U.S., and profess that the Choctaw have never broken any faith with the Americans. Discusses the exact parameters of the boundary of Choctaw land, asks that the U.S. honor its promises to keep whites out of Choctaw country, and to respect the integrity of the country by not setting up a garrison at Chickasaw Bluffs. Another chief speaks to remind the Americans of...
February 12, 1789 [Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.] Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
July 7, 1793 Prospects for Peace Following the Killing of Indians and David Cornell Timothy Barnard [Bernard] Henry Gaither Bernard gives an account of the killing of Indians vicinity of Spanish Creek and Colerain Station. David Cornell, headman of Tuckabachees was conducting business for James Seagrove, Creek Indian Agent. Bernard's account points out that Cornell was unarmed when he was stopped and murderded. Suggests that the culprits were enemies of James Seagrove or rascals trying to bring on a general Indian...
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
January 14, 1794 Release of Prisoners Anthony Wayne Indians Northwest of Ohio River Speech of Captain Big Tree: His Nephews were too proud last summer but came to their senses and lowered the asking price regarding the release of prisoners.