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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 15, 1795 Invoices and Indian Goods Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Plough irons to be provided for the Chickasaws. Details of invoices submitted.
May 2, 1792 Speech made to the Oneidas by Congress and the Board of War September 1781 and overdue claims for service during late Revolution made by Good Peter and Skenandoah Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Pickering informs Knox that Good Peter handed him a speech made to the Oneidas by Congress or the Board of War in September 1781. According to the Reverend Samuel Kirkland, Good Peter and his friend Chief Skenandoah [both of whom are present at the conference in Philadelphia], say they have not received their rewards. During the Revolution, Good Peter and Skenandoah were sent to Niagara by the...
May 10, 1799 Secretary at War forwards a message from the Turcarosa Chiefs to Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr For informational purposes, the Secretary at War forwards Sacarissa's message to Chapin. The letter from McHenry to Chapin is dated 5 May 1799 and Sacarissa's speech is dated 26 April 1799. Sacarissa's speech is a request for implements of husbandry; ie. farm tools.
February 8, 1791 Knox's Speech to the Seneca Chiefs Henry Knox Seneca Chiefs Knox responds to the Seneca Chiefs' speech of 2/7/1791 with assurances that an interpreter will be appointed, men will be sent to teach the Indians the principles of husbandry, and provisions will be made for educating Seneca children.
May 1, 1799 Importance of Good Settlers to Maintain Good Indian Relations David Henley James McHenry Reports that all public business is in good order. Heavy rains have detained shipment to Mr. Hooker. The South West Point ferry is not adequate. Wants to rent land to appropriate farmers of good character, for such settlers are necessary to maintain good relations between Indians, military, and government and to keep the peace.
February 13, 1793 Proposed War with the Creeks Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation General Robertson The Chickasaw chiefs blame the Creeks for the violence in the southwest and ask for the guns, ammunition, supplies, and food to go to war with them.
May 4, 1792 Appropriations of money to Indian tribes Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Appropriation of monies for the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians.
July 11, 1791 Speech of Good Peter Good Peter [not available] In his speech, Good Peter discusses the peace talks and Indian settlements.
1791 Proceedings of the Council with the Six Nations Timothy Pickering Chiefs & Warriors of the Six Nations These are the proceedings of the Council with the Six Nations. The following matters are discussed: the Revolutionary War; Indians and Indian warfare; white aggression; Indian aggression; war with Western Indians; civilizing the Indians; benefits of writing; white encroachment; and the proof of the general government's good will.
[not available] Notes on Good Peter's Speech Good Peter [not available] In his speech Good Peter discusses White aggression and Indian aggression.
February 1, 1800 Requested Delivery of Sundry Items for Indians David Henley Wolf's Friend Has received letter and is assisting Colbert. Lists sundry articles sent to Indians. White people are mourning the death of Washington
July 13, 1791 Peace Talks of the Six Nations Good Peter [not available] Good Peter discusses the peace talks of the Six Nations.
June 17, 1793 Let us punish them for you. Secretary Smith John Watts Smith urges Cherokee chief Watts to forego taking satisfaction against the white men who committed the base act against his people. The President can be relied upon to punish them instead.
February 16, 1797 Recommendation of Timothy Banger for Employment Joseph Nourse Samuel Hodgdon Nourse recommends Timothy Banger for employment somewhere in the country either with the Quartermaster or in the Commissary of Military Stores. He is currently employed in the Office of the Register of the Treasury, writes a good plain hand, and has a knowledge of accounts. His moral character is also very good.
January 27, 1799 Clothing Arrived in Good Order George Ingersoll Samuel Hodgdon The enclosed invoice of clothing arrived the same day all in good order with only the deficiency of one stock and two clasps.
June 24, 1798 Negotiations Between Hawkins and the Creek Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry A lengthy letter addressing the negotiations between Hawkins and the Creek Indians. The peace belt is also mentioned as well as the introduction of farming and manufacturing.
July 15, 1791 Choice of an Indian Agent, Etc. Good Peter [not available] Good Peter and Red Jacket discuss the choice of an Indian agent and the potential for peace.
1798 Accounts within the Indian Department. Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of monetary disbursements made in the Indian Department for activities in the Southeast from 29 November 1796 to 22 June 1797, listing the date of the transaction, the persons involved, what the disbursement was for, and the amount of the transaction. Lists many transactions involving Creek Indians. Some of the names are illegible.
December 9, 1800 Commissions struck on good parchment Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen This letter directs Whelen to complete commissions on good parchment and send them to the Secretary at War.
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.
August 20, 1798 Two Quarter Casks of Good Wine, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Writing in his usual code, Sargent requests two quarter casks of good wine to be sent by way of Orleans and two more quarters of red or white should be added, he does not care which.
January 14, 1790 Reply to Speech of Congress George Washington United States Senate Expression of thanks for address from Congress. Relying on the continuance of Congress' exertions for the public good, anticipates salutary effects of prudent and upright counsels.
[not available] Good Tablecloths and Suitable Napkins, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Unknown Recipient Sargent expresses his desire for good tablecloths and suitable napkins.
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.
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.