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January 30, 1799 Cover Letter for the Treaty with the Oneida Nation John Adams United States Senate "I send for your consideration a treaty with the Oneida nation of Indians, made on the first day of June 1798 at their village."
August 22, 1796 Compensation & Expenses of Benjamin Hawkins William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $936.92 is due Benjamin Hawkins, being the balance of his compensation and expenses as Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians from April 19 to August 19, 1796 and expenses returning home.
October 26, 1787 Instructions to the Commissioners for negotiating with the tribes of Indians in the Southern Department. Congress of the United States Commissioners Congress reports to the commissioners of Indian Affairs that hostilities have commenced between the state of North Carolina and the Cherokee Nation, and the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation, with boundaries as the general source of contention. The commissioners are instructed to make peace without demanding the cession of any land from the Indians; the commissioners are also instructed to...
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.
March 5, 1799 Certification of payments; Silas Dinsmoor, Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $334 to Silas Dinsmoor, Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians, for expenses.
January 12, 1798 Reports Indian Affair; Seeks to Provide Supplies for Indian Agents with Creek Nation Edward Price James McHenry Responds to Col. Hawkins's request about information of the unfortunate affair with Indians on December 22. Forwards a transcript of Hawkins's diary, which he hopes will reveal the destination of the Indians. Has not been able to secure accommodations. Indicates plan to get stipends and supplies to agents between the state of Georgia and the Creek Nation.
March 30, 1797 Delivery of annuities to the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry John Harris Requests the delivery of annuities to Samuel Hodgdon for transportation to the Chickasaw Nation.
February 13, 1798 Treaty with the Cherokee Nation of Indians James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson McHenry discusses the proposed negotiations with the Cherokee Nation of Indians respecting the purchase of a tract of land from them and the return of certain citizens to the land from which they have been removed. The Commissioners appointed to hold the treaty have been notified of their appointments.
March 23, 1799 Certification of payments; John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments;$1490.11 to John Sergeant, Missionary to the Oneida Nation of Indians for erecting two mills at Stockbridge.
July 28, 1800 Certification of payment; Thomas Lewis, Temporary Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians for salary William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $250 to Thomas Lewis, Temporary Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians for salary.
March 12, 1800 Account of Silas Dinsmoor, Temporary Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Simmons indicates that Dinsmoor's claims for compensation are inadmissible. He bases this on the contention of the Secretary of War that if final settlements are allowed revision, there will be no end to settlements. Simmons closes by noting that it has been unfortunate that he has differed with the Secretary of War on accounts similar to the one under consideration.
July 1793 Expedition Against the Creek Nation Andrew Pickens [not available] Pickens describes the plans for the expedition against the Creek Nation of Indians with alterations required for including the Cherokees as adversaries. There is concern regarding how to discriminate between enemy and friendly Indians.
September 20, 1796 Account of Andrew Pickens, Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $396 is due Andrew Pickens, Commissioner for negotiating a treaty with the Creek Nation of Indians, being the balance of his compensation and expenses from May 13 to July 22, 1796, payable to William Richards.
March 30, 1798 Annual Supply for the Chickasaw Nation of Indians James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order on the Storekeeper to deliver the annual supply to the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. It should be transported to Major Craig at Pittsburgh and forwarded to Fort Washington to be deposited there in the care of the commanding officer pending further orders. .
May 16, 1794 Conflict between Indians and Georgia militia James Seagrove George Mathews Letter from the Agent for Indian Affairs to the Governor of Georgia. Seagrove had spent 6 months living among the Indians for the purpose of establishing peace, and saw is very irritated by the "rash and lawless conduct" of the militia (led by Major Adams) in attacking the Indians after all his efforts. Seagrove claims that the Indians who were attacked were friendly tribes. The attack was...
June 7, 1796 A Talk from the Mad Dog to the Chickasaw Nation Mad Dog [not available] Talks received with happy hearts, Mad Dog's tribe now sends its strength to the Chickasaws.
March 29, 1797 Treaty with the Mohawk Nation of Indians Isaac Smith [not available] A Treaty, held under the authority of the United States, with the Mohawk nation of Indians, residing in the province of Upper Canada, within the dominions of the King of Great Britain.
April 30, 1791 COPY: Letter of Condolence Regarding Murder at Beaver Creek Arthur St. Clair Delaware Chiefs Assurances of punishment for the murder of Indians by white people, reprimands other bad Indians for "mischief".
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 1786 [Speech to Indians]. George Rogers Clark [not available] Speech given by General Clark to the Indians in October 1786.
November 28, 1785 Public notification of legal boundary with Cherokee Nation Congress of the United States [not available] Public notice of treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
May 13, 1796 Indian Relations and Trade Benjamin Hawkins James Seagrove Arrived in Coleraine from Savannah yesterday, commissioners of Georgia to depart Savannah tomorrow. Requested copy of law regulating trade and intercourse with Creek Nation along with agreement reached with Nation.
November 26, 1798 Requests Silversmith; Lists Licensed Traders Edward Price James McHenry Encloses proposal by Col. Hawkins to establish a silversmith at the post. Reports process of building his own accommodations. Refers to case of insubordination and frays between Indians and soldiers. Includes list of people licensed to trade in the Creek Nation.
February 17, 1792 Love and Attachment to the Creek Nation Henry Knox Creek Nation of Indians Knox sends a message to the Creeks to reaffirm the friendship of President Washington for the southern Indians and to warn them of the subversive activies of William Bowles.
September 8, 1796 Discusses Indian Affairs; Outlines Duties of Indian Agent James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins Discussion of Indian affairs. Outlines treaty with Creek Nation, including boundaries, trade, punishment of Indian murders, etc. Refers to affairs at Coleraine. Reflects opinion of the President. Questions Indians as subjects of King of Spain or America. Refers to perceptions of Indians as savages and civilization efforts. Mentions acts regulating trade.