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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 24, 1790 Horses Stolen Christopher Greenough Harry Innes Greenough thought that horses stolen from settlement could have been prevented.
June 4, 1790 Stolen Horses John Caldwell Harry Innes Account of stolen horses and pursuit of Indians by Capt. Wilson.
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.
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.
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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;
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.
May 13, 1788 Affidavit of John Kumel Jeremiah Wool Unknown Recipient Affidavit of John Kumel regarding a horse stolen from John Story.
June 26, 1799 Requests Direction for Indian Affairs, Stolen Horses David Henley James McHenry The Indians have sent 18 horses in response to previous requests after issues with theft. Requests advice about how to proceed. The usual practice is a public sale, but requests permission and direction.
December 7, 1789 [Copy] List of Soldiers Eleazer McComb Joseph Howell List of soldiers assembled from documents available. Many documents stolen during Battle of Camden. New list was assembled with assistance from officers.
November 1, 1799 Patterns Stolen by Aron Brodie Who Is Now Being Carried to Prison David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames discusses the theft of arms from the factory and their recovery in the chest of Aron Brodie along with other articles taken from the works. Brodie is be escorted to prison by an officer and will be duly punished for his villainy.
April 9, 1800 Refers to Stolen Horse Incident with Cherokees David Henley James McHenry Refers to claims of James Caruthers and Thomas Callan regarding horses stolen by the Cherokees. Agent Robert White will provide testimony, although he went into the Cherokee Nation without proper authority. Robert White should be prosecuted for hiding horses.
August 8, 1794 Mail Returned Isaac Craig Henry Knox Packet of vouchers returned safely after being stolen from the mail carrier. Craig to forward them to the comptroller's office immediately. Mail addressed to Knox received by Craig, he will forward to Head Quarters.
October 5, 1789 Return of the depredations committed by the Creek Indians since the commencement of hostilities in the State of Georgia. J. Meriwether [not available] From the office of the Secretary of Council, J. Meriwether lists whites killed: 79; wounded: 29; taken prisoner: 30; Blacks killed: 10; taken prisoner: 110; Horses stolen: 184; Cattle stolen: 984; Hogs destroyed: 387; Houses burned: 89.
September 8, 1793 Extract of letter from General Twiggs describing Indian robberies, damage, theft at Green County Georgia General John Twiggs [not available] Indians came to Mr Caibb's in Green County and stole property; to Mr Hill's and plundered and stole horses. Colonel Melton pursued, but waters too high. Inhabitants below Carr's Bluff near Colonel Pugh's don't think themselves safe without a block house and guard. From the files of executive W. Urquhart SED.
September 6, 1793 Deposition of Henry Carrel sworn before Jared Irwin Justice of Peace and taken from files of executive W. Urquhart S.E.D. [not available] Jared Irwin From Washington County Georgia, Carrel describes horses stolen on the Long Bluff. Captain Stocks and detachment pursued Indian culprits, killed some, recovered horses, rifles, smooth bore gun and sundry other items and returned without damage except hunger and fatigue.
September 8, 1785 Counterfeit Certificates - Stolen Certificate Paper John Pierce Theophilus Parsons John Pierce hires Theophilus Parsons to investigate counterfeit certificates. Pierce identifies Nat. Carter of Newberry Port, Massachusetts and John Welles of Walpole, Massachusetts as investigative leads for Parsons. Pierce notes that the paper and printing on the counterfeit certificates is legitimate. Thus, Pierce concludes that the certificate paper must have been stolen from his office in...
August 31, 1799 Information about Returning Stolen Horses David Henley Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation Refers to horses stolen prior to the previous treaty. Believes that the U.S. should pay for those horses one last time. Promises to write to the Secretary of State to make those arrangements. Requests that on the delivery of any stolen horse, a receipt be made, regulated by white agents, and that he be sent a full account. Requests information about William Brown of mixed race.
October 15, 1793 James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, in answer to Major Robert Flournoy James Seagrove Robert Flournoy Seagrove reply to letter from Major Flournoy dated 5 October 1793. Notes that no treaty is in contemplation between United States and Creek Nation. He states that his actions are governed by orders of President of United States General George Washington, which are to obtain full satisfaction for injuries as a precondition for peace. Governor of Georgia Telfair, who has the power to promulgate...
March 25, 1797 James Casey Certificate concerning a mare that was rode by the Creek Indians James Casey [not available] Certification by Casey that John Rogers, interpreter for Creek Chiefs on the route to Philadelphia had a black mare which he owned. Mare was ridden by Indians and left at Lancaster. When Casey arrived back at Lancaster, it was either stolen or strayed away.