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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 13, 1792 Token of Friendship William Blount Little Turkey Received letter from Little Turkey which Blount viewed as a sincere token of friendship with United States and of desire for peace. Blount stated that towns that did not declare war will be able to remain on their land in peace. Requests that hearty thanks be passed along to other chiefs.
June 20, 1791 Council Fire for Peace Captain Hendrick Aupaumut [not available] The Stockbridge Chief expresses his gratitude to Captain Aupaunot that they have been able to come together in friendship and peace.
May 30, 1800 Diplomatic relations with Little Turtle James McHenry Chief Little Turtle Secretary McHenry thanks Little Turtle for his friendship and hopes that Little Turtle will continue his friendship with his successor and the United States.
1792 Pleasing Proof of Your Strong Friendship William Blount Chiefs & Warrors of the Choctaw Nation Blount, Governor of the territory south of the Ohio River and Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Southern District, assures the Choctaws of the friendship of the United States and encourages young Chocttaw warriors to join the impending campaign against the western Indians.
January 22, 1795 Ratification of a Treaty of Peace and Friendship George Washington [not available] President Washington formally confirms the ratification of a Treaty of Peace and friendship concluded by Timothy Pickering at Canandagua the 11th day of November 1794 between the Six Nations of Indians and the United States.
July 14, 1791 Good Peter's Speech Good Peter [not available] In his speech, Good Peter discusses the strength of the United States, peace, cultivated lands, the civilizing of Indians, and Indian literacy.
October 25, 1794 Do Not Allow the Chain of Friendship to Grow Rusty Timothy Pickering Six Nations of Indians Colonel Pickering's speech to the Six Nations assembled at a Council held at Canandagua in which he urges them not to allow the Chain of Friendship to grow more rusty and possibly to become rotten and break off.
1794 Speech to the Senecas Henry Knox Cornplanter, Chief of the Senecas Letter, advises Cornplanter of the President's continued confidence and friendship.
November 1796 On Breaking Alliance with British, and Establishing Friendship with United States Blue Jacket Chief of the Shawnees President of the United States Indian chief Blue Jacket, of the Shawnees, relates how he and his people once fought for the British, having been urged to do so by them; now cites deception by the British and wishes only friendship with the Americans. Submits a testimonial of friendship with the English king; now states that he will throw that one away in return for a similar document from the U.S. President.
November 22, 1792 Peace & Friendship with the United States James Seagrove Henry Knox After his meeting with eighteen Creek chiefs, Seagrove confirms that the Creeks have no interest in joining the northern tribes against the forces of the United States.
February 17, 1792 Affection and Friendship for the Choctaw Nation Henry Knox Choctaw Nation of Indians Knox assures the Choctaws of the affection and friendship of General Washington for the Choctaw nation and enlists their aid in the campaign against the hostile Indians north of the Ohio.
December 1, 1786 Account of George Bush brother George Bush Joseph Howell All the information about the author's brother's account that his brother can recall is enclosed. It is hoped that this will be sufficient to close his account.
March 20, 1800 Report on Improvements to Military System William Pinkney James McHenry Glad to hear he was included on the Report to the President regarding Great Britain's military system. Believed the improvements suggested by McHenry would foster improvement within the system. Compliments on good explanation, requested McHenry write him in friendship when time allows correspondence.
December 24, 1793 Good Warm Clothing for the Six Nations Henry Knox Sachems, Chiefs, & Warriors of the Six Nations To demonstrate his gratitude and sincere friendship for the Six Nations, the President has ordered a supply of warm clothing to be sent to them.
November 16, 1794 Closing remarks for the Conference between the Six Nations and the U.S. Timothy Pickering [not available] Document, Pickering issues a statement praising Chief Little Billy for making the conference productive.
1792 Brighten the Chain of Friendship Rufus Putnam [not available] Putnam invites the chiefs of the western tribes to travel to Philadelphia, at government expense, to attempt to reach a settlement that will avoid war between them and the United States.
May 30, 1795 Quaker/Indian Relations Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Enclosed letter from the Quakers. One is a letter to the Indians and the other is an invoice of goods to be delivered. Noted Presidential approval of Quakers' friendship with Indian tribes.
April 30, 1798 Perfect State of Peace & Friendship with the Indians, Etc. Henry Gaither Samuel Hodgdon Gaither assures Hodgdon that he is in a perfect state of peace and friendship with the Indians and has the honor of being in command of the frontier. Enclosed is a return of the clothing needed in his command. The infantry clothing for Ensign Thompson at Fort James should, if possible, be forwarded to Captain Nicoll at Fort St. Tammany on the St. Marys River and, if not, to John Habersham at...
September 29, 1795 Speech by Indian Chief to U.S. Commissioner at Fort George, 09/29/1795. Unknown Iroquois Chief [not available] Thanks U.S. commissioners for their determination to do justice by the Indians. Confirms that the Indians' claim is just, and appeals to the Americans' Christianity to ensure that they continue to deal justly. Affirms wish for love and friendship between the two peoples, unto future generations -- and says that this example should be followed by all Indians. Says that word the U.S.'s just...
April 8, 1790 Instructions to Captain Henry Burbeck to evince friendly relations with Spain Henry Knox Henry Burbeck Burbeck is in vicinity of Spanish garrison. Knox tells Burbeck to evince the most cordial friendship with Spain. Be polite and temperate in the handling of any offenses. If caused by Burbeck's men, inflict exemplary punishment. If by Spanish, make statement with precision and coolness to nearest Spanish officer.
August 27, 1785 Murder of Billy Nation Unknown Author [not available] A speech delivered at the Falls of the Ohio to unnamed Indian Nations intended to preserve the peace. The speech indicates that an Inidan named "Billy Nation" was murdered by a white man who subsequently fled into the woods. The speech asks that the chain of friendship not be broken on account of one villian.
July 22, 1798 My Zeal for Public Service, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton pledges to travel to Philadelphia to meet with McHenry as soon as the official communication of his appointment arrives.
May 19, 1789 Council at Chota concerning a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation [not available] Warriors, chiefs and representatives of Cherokee nation having met at Chota on Tennessee, are sorry to inform elder brother General Washington and the great council of the United States of the bad conduct of some; but to great joy the Great Spirit has removed the dark cloud and permits the sun to shine in friendship upon each party. Cherokees make known to Congress of a desire and intention to...
December 29, 1790 The reply of the President of the United States to the speech of the Cornplanter, Half-Town, and Great-Tree, Chiefs and Councillors of the Seneca nation of Indians. George Washington [not available] Asks that his speech be kept in remembrance of the friendship of the United States. Asks that the miseries of the late war be forgotten. Acknowledges difficulties with sales of land; notes that General Government is only authority for such sales and treaties. Says that John Livingston was not legally authorized to treat; but no evidence that Oliver Phelps defrauded. Mentions the fatherly care...
August 22, 1798 Your Superior Genius & Talents Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Pickering affirms his unqualified support for Hamilton's appointment as second in command of the Provisional Army.