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June 3, 1793 Cherokee Chiefs Not Going to Congress Soon, Etc. John McKee William Blount Major King reports that Double-head,Otter-lifter, and other Cherokee chiefs are not disposed at this time to travel to Philadelphia to meet with the Congress.
December 9, 1797 Sales of Furs and Skins by James Seagrove William Simmons Unknown Recipient Sales of furs and skins by James Seagrove, Superintendent of Indians Affairs to the Creek Nation, being on account of the United States the same having been received in pay for goods furnished to Indians and factors from the public goods in his possession at a time when they could not purchase Indians goods in Georgia.
May 12, 1794 Knox forwards Joshua Humphreys' recommendations and estimates on the costs of procuring white oak timber and planking; includes principal dimensions of several French and British war ships Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary of War Henry Knox forwards Joshua Humphrey's estimate of the probable costs of timber for a ship of 44 guns to the Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton. Estimate includes costs and dimensions of white oak, pine, red cedar, live oak. Included in this document is a list from Thomas Penrose of French and British warships with information on number of guns, length of gundeck, other...
December 28, 1794 Certificate of Indian Boundaries from the President Unknown Author [not available] Outlines laws governing boundary between Cumberland and Chickasaw Nation. The various prisoners to be exchanged are discussed, some by name. The Crier of Nickajack is trying to recover his daughter, a prisoner in Kentucky. Discusses conditions for peace, relations between the Cherokee and other tribes, property stolen by Indians.
November 24, 1787 Describes Geography, Inhabitants, Indians, Activity Surrounding Kaskaskias Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Impossibility to gather in all Indian chiefs--rather, he traveled the fatiguing journey to Kaskaskia. Describes geography and inhabitants, including Indians and chiefs with peace pipes, and French and American settlers. Describes settlements and buildings. Explains to settlers the proprietary of possessions on contested land. Visited with Spanish settlers. Advised settlers to rouse their militias...
July 2, 1791 Treaty of Holston with the Cherokee Nation of Indians William Blount [not available] Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation of Indians regarding land rights and peace.
November 5, 1792 Return of Persons Killed, Wounded, and Taken Prisoner William Blount [not available] A return of persons killed, wounded, and taken prisoners, from Miro District, since the 1st of January 1791.
November 20, 1789 Commisioners' Report on Negotiations with the Creek Nation Benjamin Lincoln Henry Knox The Commissioners--Lincoln, Griffin, and Humphreys--report on their mission to negotiate a treaty with the Creek Nation. Since their mission was unsuccessful, they make recommendations regarding the measures needed to protect frontier settlers. They also suggest that further efforts should be made to improve relations with the Creeks. They have much to say about the Creeks and other southern...
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.