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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 29, 1800 Request for Compensation for Stolen Horses Arthur St. Clair Samuel Dexter Arthur St. Clair requests reparation for horses stolen by the Indians. He delineates the problems of providing proof of theft by Indians, and that even those Indians caught generally claim to be from another tribe.
May 24, 1790 Horses Stolen Christopher Greenough Harry Innes Greenough thought that horses stolen from settlement could have been prevented.
June 15, 1799 Requests Return of Stolen Horses David Henley [not available] Asked Mr. Hilterbrand, who resides in the Cherokee Nation, to request stolen horses to prevent trouble, that there may be peace with White neighbors. If the horses aren't returned, they will stop delivering supplies to the Indians.
August 9, 1793 Refers to Stores, Supplies, and Indian Goods James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Refers to correspondence. Reports receiving the first of the stores. Hopes to have Indian goods at Pittsburgh as soon as possible.
June 4, 1790 Stolen Horses John Caldwell Harry Innes Account of stolen horses and pursuit of Indians by Capt. Wilson.
October 7, 1800 Post Notes May Have Been Stolen Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon The two thousand dollars, sent in four post notes of five hundred dollars each, should have come to hand if they were routed through Boston. Williams is apprensive that they may have been stolen and recommends checking with the bank to stop payments should they have been presented for that purpose.
February 8, 1796 Documents Stolen N. Rochester Samuel Hodgdon Saddle bags of courier were broken into, and bills stolen. Advises suspending payment of bills in order to foil "villains" who stole bills during transport.
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.
May 30, 1796 Indian Goods and Relations Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Notification that Gen. Pickens arrived in Coleraine in the morning. Appointed S. Allinson as agent for receiving and issuing supplies to Indians. Treaty has held the peace in the area. Spanish interference with Indian council in Pensacola.
September 3, 1787 Statement to the Board of Treasury John Pierce [not available] Statement to the Board of Treasury from the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General regarding public monies, certificates, and other fiscal issues. Discusses Joseph Clay - Deputy Paymaster of the Southern Army - with the Board.
November 29, 1800 List of Horses Stolen Arthur St. Clair Samuel Dexter A list of horses believed to have been stolen by Indians since the Treaty of Greenville, supplied to Secretary of War Dexter by Arthur St. Clair.
March 26, 1794 Store Available for rent at Lamberton Abraham Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt has applied to Moore Furman about the store he has available at Lamberton. He replied with the enclosed letter in which the size of the store [24' x 32'] is stated. The rent should be reasonable so Hunt wants to know if Hodgdon is interested.
August 31, 1799 Reports Arrival of Indian Goods; Requests Indians Stop Stealing Horses David Henley Bloody Fellow Reports a pleasant meeting with Double Head, Sechochee, and Colonel Butler. Expresses regret for not attending the last dance, but had too much business. The Indian goods have arrived and will keep their women and children warm. Asks them to stop their bad young men from stealing horses.
[not available] Account of Depredations Committed in Kentucky by Savages since May 1, 1789 Unknown Author [not available] Details on murders, attacks, and horse thefts that occurred in each county of Kentucky.
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.
August 28, 1792 Stolen Horses Returned and Indian Relations with U.S. John Kinnard [not available] Stolen horses retrieved from the towns of Cheehaws and Telhuanas, assured "brothers" that head men do not send Indians to steal white mens' horses. Horses sent to Capt. Fleming who will return them to rightful owners. Thought it appropriate to pay Indians who collected horses.
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.
August 22, 1799 Expresses Concern about Cherokees Returning Stolen Horses David Henley Standing Turkey Expresses appreciation for Standing Turkey's advice to other chiefs of the Cherokee nation as a good example. Refers to Little Turkey's recommendation to return all stolen horses, but would rather that Little Turkey actually return the horses instead of just recommending. Urges both whites and Indians to resolve matter. Urges peace and resolving distress of poor families by returning horses.
1794 Slaves stolen by Creek Indians James Seagrove Henry Knox Memorandum from the Agent of Indian Affairs. Seagrove believes that 60 to 70 black slaves have been stolen from Georgia by Creek Indians.
September 30, 1792 Warning Against Creeks and Shawnee Kenotetah William Blount Notified Blount that there were Indians poised to attack. Kenoteta offered supplies to U.S. if they pass through his territory. Talahuske says he abandoned his war talks, now seeks peace but Kenoteta believed he was lying and advised Blount against any sense of security.
January 4, 1799 Treaty of Holston, Etc. James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson In this mostly illegible letter, the following can be read; Cherokee Indians; William Blount, Governor of the Southwestern Territory; Treaty of Holston; steal a horse; laws of the United States; property stolen; Indian tribes; frontier; value of the property; deduction for stolen horses; Intercourse Law; compensation; application to Congress; General Daniel Smith; Power of Attorney;
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.
July 21, 1798 Receipt of Goods David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Letter, mentions that a few of the bales of goods received from Mr. Hamilton's teams were wet because of the continual rains.
October 22, 1795 Hodgdon sends invoice for goods to Chapin Samuel Hodgdon Israel Chapin Jr Letter, Hodgdon encloses invoice of annuity goods for Six Nations to Chapin; discusses goods for Six Nations; directs assistance to bearer.
June 26, 1795 Indian Goods Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification of shipment of Indian goods and Quartermaster's articles. Enclosed invoice.