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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 1786 [Indian Speech]. Unknown Author [not available] Text of speech largely illegible.
July 7, 1795 Enclosed Speech to Chickasaws and Chocktaws Timothy Pickering George Washington Cover letter for the draft speech to the Chickasaws and Chocktaws and other representatives that form the Five Upper Towns.
October 1786 [Speech to Indians]. George Rogers Clark [not available] Speech given by General Clark to the Indians in October 1786.
October 21, 1786 Speech Unknown Author [not available] Illegible text.
April 7, 1794 Knox forwards Lord Dorchester's speech to General Chapin Henry Knox [not available] Letter, encloses copy of Lord Dorchester's speech.
May 20, 1791 Enclosed Speech to be Given to Six Nations Chiefs at Buffalo Creek John Butler Colonel C. Gordon Butler enclosed speech to be delivered to chiefs of Six Nations for the approval of Gordon.
July 4, 1791 Speech of the Five Nations of Indians Headmen Five Nations Unknown Recipient Transcript of a speech by Indians of the Five Nations. The speech talks about the turmoil the Indians have undergone. Many wish for peace with the Western Nations as well as with the whites. Captain Brand was sent to extend a peace offering, but instead "raised the tomahawk," and it is the speaker's hope that the Indians may "take it out of his hand."
July 11, 1794 Draft of a Speech to the Chickasaw Indians Henry Knox Chickasaw Nation of Indians Draft of a speech to the chiefs and warriors of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. The speech starts out by expressing gratitude in the Chickasaws joining with the U.S. Army in combating the "hostile tribes northwest of the Ohio," who allegedly had been "deaf to the voice of reason and peace." Concludes by stating that any Chickasaw individual who would like to learn to read, write, and manage a...
August 9, 1792 [Extract] Speech Regarding Peace John Francis Hamtramck Rufus Putnam Speech to Wabash Indians was delivered to Wabash and Pottawatomie nations. Indians appear to be pleased with message, peace council could draw many nations. Rations to be provided by U.S.
October 19, 1796 Letter to the Secretary of War George Washington James McHenry Concerns a speech of Washington's before the U. S. Congress
July 28, 1792 Official Reply to Captain Jacob of the Supeonea Nation General Israel Chapin Chief Captain Jacob U.S. agent informs Jacob that he is forwarding the Chief's message to President Washington.
October 19, 1796 Preparation for Speech to Congress George Washington James McHenry Washington refrains from commenting on the enclosure McHenry sent until he can do so in person. He also reminds McHenry that he wants a list of things to mention to Congress in his speech at the opening of the Session.
July 11, 1794 Speech to the Chickasaw Indians Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox submits a draft of a speech to the chiefs and warriors of the Chickasaw Nation of Indians. The speech starts out by expressing gratitude in the Chickasaws joining with the U.S. Army in combating the "hostile tribes northwest of the Ohio," who allegedly had been "deaf to the voice of reason and peace."
August 27, 1785 Murder of Billy Nation Unknown Author [not available] A speech delivered at the Falls of the Ohio to unnamed Indian Nations intended to preserve the peace. The speech indicates that an Inidan named "Billy Nation" was murdered by a white man who subsequently fled into the woods. The speech asks that the chain of friendship not be broken on account of one villian.
January 19, 1795 Speech to the War Chiefs Unknown Author [not available] A speech by the Indian chiefs, documented in French.
July 14, 1791 Response to Red Jacket Timothy Pickering Red Jacket This appears to be Pickering's response to Red Jacket's speech.
April 1797 Advice on Speech Regarding Foreign Policy with France and Trade Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton outlined topics to be discussed in upcoming speech by President regarding naval defense of merchant ships and policy in time of emergency.
November 25, 1798 Notes of Presidential Speech about Providing Adequate Supplies James McHenry John Adams Promise of adequate supplies. Anxious to utilize the proper departments. Expresses trust in his careful deliberation. Believes Pickering will have more notes of the speech.
January 4, 1795 Request for Explanation of Wayne Speech to Sachum Indians Anthony Wayne Isaac Williams Due to snow, Wayne believed the arrival of the Sachum Indians would be delayed to their rendez-vous with Williams. Wayne requested Williams fully explain the speech Wayne gave on the first of the month to the Indians and Lord Dorchester; Wayne promised destruction of tribes in the spring and summer if they did not accept the peace agreement.
July 9, 1793 Answer of the Commissioners to Captain Brandt's Speech Benjamin Lincoln Joseph Brandt Answer of the Commisioners of the United States to the speech delivered yesterday by Captain Brandt in behalf of the Western Indians.
July 26, 1791 Speech to the Northwestern Indians Major General Richard Butler Northwestern Indian Chiefs Speech delivered to the Indians concerning a letter from the Governor of the Northwestern Territory, Arthur St. Clair. Speech delivered by Lieutenant Jeffers and endorsed by Richard Butler.
July 14, 1791 Good Peter's Speech Good Peter [not available] In his speech, Good Peter discusses the strength of the United States, peace, cultivated lands, the civilizing of Indians, and Indian literacy.
July 27, 1793 Speech of the Wyandot Chief to the Commissioners Wyandot Chief Commissioners of the United States In his speech to the Commissioners, the Wyandot Chief admonishes them that they know very well that the boundary line established by the White People at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix was the Ohio River.
May 26, 1797 Settlement and President's Speech Enclosed Tarlton Bates William Simmons Settlement of McLeans account to be transmitted to Simmons.
August 14, 1793 No Answer from the Indians Has Arrived Benjamin Lincoln Colonel Alexander McKee Commissioners Lincoln, Randolph, and Pickering express their disappointment that they have yet to receive an answer from the deputation of Indian Nations in response to the Commissioners' speech at the rapids of the Miami. They request McKee's assistance in prodding the Indians to produce an answer.