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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 7, 1789 Knox advises protocol for delivering a message to the President Henry Knox D. Humphreys Letter, Knox advises that the message respecting the troops should be accompanied by a statement.
December 13, 1792 Message to be delivered to hostile Indians Henry Knox General Israel Chapin Secretary Knox informs General Chapin that Jasper Parrish, the interpreter, arrived with a letter from Chapin's son, enclosing a message from the hostile Indians and also from the Six Nations. He has set out this day on his return to Canandaigua. Requested that the message to the hostile Indians be forwarded to them immediately.
June 16, 1789 COPY: Message to Commissioners Alexander McGillivray John Galphin Proceed to Oconee River to meet commissioners and convey message of peace from Six Nations and desire to begin peace negotiations.
December 24, 1798 Message Relative to Military Establishments James McHenry John Adams Message of the President with a report of the Secretary of War relative to military establishments.
January 7, 1796 Forwarded Message from Congress and Request for Information on Shipbuilding Materials Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Letter, encloses message from Congress; asks for information on materials for the frigates now being constructed.
August 13, 1794 Message to the Hostile Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient Message to Indians from Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. Image not available.
January 5, 1793 Message of the Cornplanter and New Arrow Henry Knox President of the Senate of the United States "In obedience to the order of the President of the United States I have the honor to submit to the Senate a message of the Cornplanter and New Arrow to Major General Wayne of the 8th ultimo. The subject of Indians affairs being under the consideration of Congress, the President has conceived it proper that they should be possessed of the message now submitted."
August 3, 1795 Message to the Cherokee Indians Anthony Wayne Cherokees Message from Major General "Mad" Anthony Wayne to the Cherokees settled on the headwaters of the Scioto. Image not available.
October 20, 1791 Maunsell delivers a British diplomatic message to Knox John Maunsell Henry Knox Copied letter, General Maunsell, acting on behalf of the King of England, delivers this diplomatic message to Knox.
December 15, 1792 Meeting with Cornplanter, Hostile Indians Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Urged invitation of Cornplanter to visit Wayne to discuss information regarding the Six Nations [of Indians]. Message sent to hostile Indians confirming meeting between United States and Indians.
August 13, 1793 Message to the Indians Federal Commissioners Treaty at Sandusky Chiefs and Warriors Council of Indian Nations at Rapids of Miami River Message sent to Indian Nations represented at the Council at the Rapids of the Miami River. Request an answer. Message relates to disputes over the boundary line.
December 24, 1793 Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, directs conference at Venango.
September 13, 1789 Message to the Cherokee from the Commissioners Plenipotentiary for Restoring and Establishing Peace and Amity Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department [not available] A message to the Cherokee nation of Indians, from the commissioners plenipotentiary for restoring and establishing peace and amity between the United States of America and all the Indian nations situated within the limits of the said States, southward of the river Ohio. From Savannah, the commissioners transmitted friendly talks to the Cherokees, Chickasaws, and Choctaws. The talks mention...
December 31, 1798 Message from the President of the United States Accompanying a Report to Him from the Secretary of War John Adams [not available] Adams transmits a copy of a report by Secretary of War James McHenry discussing the military establishment of the United States.
March 11, 1791 Instruction to Colonel Thomas Procter Henry Knox Thomas Procter Orders to deliver message to Miami and Wabash Indians for meeting of peace at Fort Washington as soon as possible. Detailed instructions on how to proceed with assembly of Indians and offering respect.
September 13, 1789 Message for the White Inhabitants Contiguous to Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Bennet Ballew Federal commissioners entrust friendly messages to Ballew. They request that Ballew transmit message to white inhabitants contiguous to Cherokee nation. Informs them of a truce just negotiated between North Carolina and the Cherokee and that any disruption of the truce will result in repercussions from the federal government.
September 13, 1789 Message for the Citizens Bordering on Towns and Settlements of Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox Commissioners forward copy of message intended for the citizens bordering on towns and settlements of Cherokee nation. Note that any infraction of the tranquility will incur the displeasure of the supreme authority of the United States. Attested by David S. Franks Secretary. Copy given to Mr. Ballew.
August 7, 1791 Message to Creek Indian Chiefs Henry Knox Creek Chiefs Secretary Knox offers protection for the Creek Nation by United States if the Creeks will not hold treaties with other states or Indian Nations. Negotiates release of prisoners and Negros under Creek confines.
January 13, 1794 Message Delivered by Three Delaware Indians Anthony Wayne [not available] Message from "hostile" Indians delivered to Headquarters at Greenvill. Chiefs desire peace, seek answer on peace from U.S. Signed by chiefs with alias.
September 13, 1789 A Message to the Chickasaw Nation of Indians Commissioners for Treating with the Indians South of the Ohio [not available] A message to the Chickasaw nation of Indians, from the commissioners plenipotentiary for restoring and establishing peace and amity between the United States of America and all the Indian nations situated within the limits of the said States, southward of the river Ohio. They make reference to Mr Bennett Ballew and express friendship. Make reference to Treaty at Hopewell. Many things have...
February 17, 1795 Enclosed Draft, Meeting in Half an Hour Timothy Pickering George Washington "Sir, I have been honoured with your note of this morning, and now inclose the draught of the message to accompany the Georgia acct. and Govr. Blount's communications. In half an hour (unless you would choose to see me sooner) I will wait upon you at your room; and am most respectfully your obt. serv.t"
October 31, 1791 Response of the Senate to Washington's Message Senate of the United States George Washington The Senate's reponse to Washington's message of 10/15/1791 in which they express their satisfaction with the welfare and progress of the nation, with particular regard for the success of the campaign against the western Indians. They promise their prompt consideration of the President's recommendations.
October 28, 1791 House of Representatives' Response to the President's Message House of Representatives George Washington This is the response by the Speaker and the House of Representatives to President Washington's message of 10/25/1791. They express their satisfaction with the progress and welfare of the US and their concern about the disruption of the western frontier and promise to give due consideration to the President's recommendations.
December 12, 1792 Knox directs Chapin regarding Indian affairs Henry Knox General Israel Chapin Letter, Knox directs that Chapin ensure messages be delivered to hostile Indians; Knox directs Red Jacket be sent to War Office; alludes to Indian delegation.
June 9, 1797 Letter to the Secretary at War Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry St. Hilaire ask McHenry to inform "the minister" that tomorrow more information (the hour) will be available. This is a very cryptic message.