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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1791 Orders to Purchase Sundry Goods for Indians Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Lists items for Indians to be delivered to Adjutant Morgan.
February 18, 1795 A Plan for the Purchase & Disbursement of Indian Supplies Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Timothy Pickering An inquiry as to which agency is responsible for Indian goods. A plan is proposed plan to deal with supplies: consignment and request of all goods for Indian use should come under David Henley; goods and supplies should be issued by Henley, according to the Superintendent's orders for the district. He seeks approval for the proposal.
June 26, 1800 Request for Purchase of Vinegar for Annual Military Stores Fumigation Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs Whelen to purchase ten galllons of vinegar, for use in the annual fumigation of the military stores, which is described.
June 9, 1800 Enclosed Bill Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Informs that a order of purchase has been complied with, the bills will appear in "due time".
May 1, 1800 Goods to be Purchased for the Choctaws & Other Tribes John Harris Unknown Recipient Orders from the War Department to purchase goods to the value of one thousand dollars to be sent as a present to the Choctaw Nation of Indians with the same for the Wyandots and Delawares. To be purchased are the designated goods suitable for the annuities for the listed tribes of Indians for the year 1800.
September 3, 1796 Goods for the Chickasaw Indians Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Francis has been directed to purchase and deliver to Hodgdon three thousand dollars worth of goods for the Chickasaw Indians. The Secretary of War requests those goods forwarded to Major Craig at Pittsburgh where they will remain until Craig receives further orders.
May 20, 1800 Goods to be Purchased for the Choctaws & Other Tribes John Harris Unknown Recipient Orders from the War Department to purchase goods to the value of one thousand dollars to be sent as a present to the Choctaw Nation of Indians with the same for the Wyandots and Delawares. To be purchased are the designated goods suitable for the annuities for the listed tribes of Indians for the year 1800.
May 28, 1800 Request for Issue of $1000 Worth of Goods for the Choctaw Indians James McHenry John Harris Notes that the purveyor will purchase, and deposit with John Harris, goods amounting to one thousand dollars for the Choctaw Indians. Harris will release said goods, to be transported to Natchez by John Wilkins Jr.
August 6, 1792 Supply of Major Henry Gaither's command in Georgia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Knox has reviewed Hodgdon's estimate of the cost of several articles for supplying Major Henry Gaither's command in Georgia; requests that he purchase goods and make ready for transportation to Georgia.
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.
June 1, 1789 A Talk from the Chiefs, Head-men, and Warriors of the Lower Creek Nation. Headmen and Warriors of Lower Creeks [not available] Begins with expressions of friendship; and it was never intended to hurt white people. Note that "at our first meeting at the sea side, for the benefit of trade, we gave our land as far as the water ebbed and flowed, and by frequent request, granted as far as possible, reserving our hunting grounds: for what will be the use of goods brought amongst us, if our young men have not hunting ground to...
December 18, 1795 Delivery of Goods Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Apologies for not submitting information regarding delivery of goods made to Fort Pitt. Information now enclosed.
July 14, 1794 Regarding purchase of final settlements Elbridge Gerry Samuel Hodgdon Discusses various financial matters and the purchase of final settlements.
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
December 27, 1794 Orders to be Paid, Colonel Sproat's Account, Indian Goods Henry Knox Isaac Craig Kirkpatrick is to fulfill the duties of Commissary, instructions will be sent soon. Governor Lee's orders are to be paid. Colonel Sproat's account has been sent to Craig to verify the services performed. The invoice of Indian goods will be sent to the Treasury.
May 20, 1800 Request for Purchase of Articles for Presents to Choctaw Indians James McHenry Israel Whelen Directs that Whelen purchase $1000 worth of items for use as presents to the Choctaw Indians. Whelen is to ask John Harris for advice on the items, and to deliver them to Harris once purchased.
July 5, 1791 Deposition of Eleazer Lindley Eleazer Lindley [not available] In his deposition, Eleazer Lindley attests to the fairness of the exchange of money and goods for Indian land and also to the complete satisfaction of the chiefs of the Six Nations with the transaction.
May 24, 1800 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, directs purchase of wafers.
November 20, 1800 Purchase of Coat Buttons for Artillery Uniforms Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of coat buttons for Artillery uniforms.
February 17, 1800 Commissary of Indian goods David Strong [not available] Request that the Commissary of Indian Goods issue textile goods for a party of Indians from St. Josephs.
January 18, 1796 Report on Loss of Contents of Boat, Prices of Goods John Overton David Henley Overton reports that a boat containing goods was lost on the Mississippi River. Notes that some goods intended for the Chickasaws.
November 16, 1796 Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Wolcott discusses the purchase of goods for use in the Indian Store at Tellico Blockhouse.
July 6, 1797 Money Paid for Negros Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Exchange authorized by McHenry for the purchase of Negros by the Chickasaw nation. Money deducted from the annual present given to the Indian nation.
November 25, 1796 Shipment of Indian Goods Isaac Craig James McHenry Invoice of Indian goods arrived from Hodgdon with expectation that they will be forwarded to Fort Washington. Notification that Craig will not send goods forward until General arrives.
March 14, 1795 Status of Supplies Timothy Pickering James O'Hara Indian goods for peace treaty on hand in stores. Mentioned condition army uniforms and specific types of materials and supplies delivered to be forwarded to Major Craig.