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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 2, 1800 List of Persons Licensed to Trade with Indians, Jan-March 1800 David Henley James McHenry Forwards copy of register with Indians. Has directed May & Davis to recover Chisolm's license. Will explain reason for granting license to Chisolm in next return.
October 15, 1797 Petitioning to allow trade to continue at the Ottawa towns Leith, Shepherd and Duff James Wilkinson Leith, Shepherd and Duff are petitioning Wilkinson to allow a trading house to remain in the Ottawa towns. The current clerk at the town, James McDonald, has been charged with dishonorable conduct, and the petitioners offer that Leith shall oversee the trading house until a suitable replacement is found. The three men realize they do not possess the necessary license from the government, and so...
May 16, 1797 License for Alexander Campbell to Trade with Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] Campbell, resident in Cherokee nation legally licensed to trade with Cherokee Indians under condition that Campbell observes laws and regulations of the United States government.
April 13, 1797 License for William Woodard to Trade with the Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] Permit that allows William Woodard to trade with the Cherokee Nation of Indians for twelve months.
October 12, 1797 Confers License on Stephen Hawkins to Trade with Creeks Edward Price James McHenry Follows instructions to the Agent of War. Reports that Stephen Hawkins, of Georgia, is back in New York. Hawkins has been licensed to trade in the Creek nation.
May 1, 1797 License for John Civils to Trade with the Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] J. Civils, a mulatto, permission to trade with Cherokee Nation. Trade confined to Cherokee towns.
May 7, 1792 Knox issues license to trade with the Six Nations to Abraham Fowler Henry Knox A. Fowler Knox issue a license to trade with the Indians of the Six Nations to Abraham Fowler.
January 11, 1792 Knox issues license to trade with the Six Nations to Danford Henry Knox Mr. Danford Knox issues license to trade with the Indians of the Six Nations to Mr. Danford.
February 26, 1800 Regarding licensing of John Chisolm David Henley James McHenry Received last letter and seeks to explain licensing of John Chisolm.
January 31, 1797 License to trade with the Indians Benjamin Hawkins Constant Freeman Hawkins reports that two traders wish to obtain licenses to trade with the Indians in the South.
April 25, 1800 License to Trade with Indians James McHenry Arthur St. Clair Addressed topic of previous letter from St. Clair regarding trade with Indians. McHenry believed it proper to limit people licensed to trade with Indians to certain towns agreeable to the choice of the most influential chief. Also advised the trader could not follow Indians to hunting grounds.
April 26, 1800 Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document, James McHenry to Arthur St. Clair James McHenry Arthur St. Clair Discussed trade with Indians and receipt of licenses by traders. Traders should be restricted to certain towns, as decided by the most senior and influential chief. It should be forbidden that the traders accompany the Indians to their hunting grounds. Secretary of War endorsed this proposal.
August 6, 1797 Plan of Zachariah Cox & Co. for Land Acquisition from the Chickasaws Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Hawkins summarized Cox's plan to obtain the Tennessee Company's claim from the Chickasaws. He expected Cox had been arrested and would soon be brought to justice.
March 16, 1800 Resignation of Lt. Flagg, Etc. Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice reluctantly encloses the resignation of Lt. Flagg whom he considered a promising officer but while waiting for the approval of his resignation Flagg pays little attention to his company for which he deserves condemnation. Also addressed contractor's price for provisions and doesn't believe an auditor in Philadelphia could accurately decide justifiable cost of supplies.
November 16, 1798 A View of the Public Finances Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Lists the revenue of the United States for 1795-1798 that was the result of the duties on imports and tonnage. Not withstanding the depredations on US commerce, the branch of revenue may be estimated at seven million dollars. This does not include duties on domestic distilled spirits, stills, sales at auction, licenses for selling foreign spirits and wines by retail, refined sugar and carriages.
March 28, 1797 Regulations for Commanders of Frontier & Maritime Posts James McHenry [not available] Regulations for maritime and frontier forts & posts, which address post security, not divulging fort layouts and garrisons, record-keeping of visitors to the post, punishment of unauthorized persons violating Indian territory, keeping a close eye on foreigners and strangers nearby, and the secrecy of these orders.
March 18, 1801 Threats to Peace; traders at the Creek Agency; Doctor Foster Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses potential threats to peace. Mentions Doctor Foster having arrived from Jamaica. Mentions treaty between United States and Spain. Discusses traders in the Creek agency and the matter of licenses.
April 9, 1800 Explains Account for John W. Hooker and Reasons for Granting Licenses to Indian Territory David Henley James McHenry Responds to questions about bill drawn to John W. Hooker, who paid Barclay McGhee, for waggoning at the garrisons at Tellico. This contract should furnish Captain Butler with a team. Forwards list of people licensed to trade with the Indian Nations. Explains reason for granting license to John Chisholm. Discusses interactions with people requesting licenses to act as Indian agents.
September 12, 1789 Compiled List Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Bulleted list of questions and statements. Mentioned "hawk notes" and the Pioneer Association of Cincinnati, an essay or writing of some type on the Historical Collections of Tuskcarawa Valley, a transcribed letter from Harmar to Knox regarding construction near a river, the proceedings of the Judiciaries of the Reformed Church of America relative to tyranny and personal suffering. Diagram...
November 3, 1786 Treaty of Peace, Amity, and Commerce Treaty [not available] Articles of a treaty between the State of Georgia and the "Kings, Head Men, and Warriors" of the Creek Nation. Terms include retribution for the murder of some white settlers, return of property by the Creeks, protection of Creek land, and a system to deal with violations of law. To ensure the treaty, five Creek will stay with the Commissioners.
February 13, 1787 Instructions to the Superintendant of Indian Affairs. Henry Knox Superintendant of Indian Affairs Knox's printed instructions for the Superintendant of Indian Affairs with additional handwritten notations.
September 15, 1798 Regarding Military Stores Sent to Georgia, Major Brooks Affair, and Merits & Use of Foreign-Born Engineers Vs. Natives James McHenry John Adams Comments that it seems hard to please the governor of Georgia. Notes that substantial shipments of cannon, arms & ammunition have been sent to Savannah. McHenry has had them stockpiled there to be used by the militia if sudden danger should strike; the governor apparently wants them distributed now. Refers to the affair of libel by Major Brooks by saying that he has no more real knowledge of...
August 29, 1796 Detailed Instructions for the Execution of the Plan for Civilizing the Cherokee James McHenry Colonel Silas Dinsmoor Attaches speech, approved by the president, to the Cherokees. Laments that recent attempts to civilize the Indians have failed; states that the key is to "wean them from hunting and trapping," and started on agriculture & animal husbandry. Says this is the basis of the president's talk. Asks that Dinsmoor be ready to report a need for tools & instructors for civilized activities like these,...
September 29, 1789 [United States ratification of the Treaty of Fort Harmer] Henry Knox [not available] Articles outline boundary line between U.S. and Six Nations and determined separate lands held by each of the Indian Nations. U.S. to enforce law and punishment for all violations mentioned herein. Allowances for trading posts,
August 3, 1795 Treaty of Greenville Timothy Pickering [not available] Certified copy of official Treaty of Greenville that secures peace between the United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chippewas, Potawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeds, Kickapoos, Piankashaws, and Kaskaskias. Outlines boundaries, trade, agriculture, and civil rights.