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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 31, 1799 Reports Indian Talks and Affairs David Henley Little Turkey Reports that all is going well with Indian talks. Promises to send a flag for their next feast. Apologizes for trouble of horse given by Colonel Butler, then taken away. Looks forward to seeing him at the next delivery of Indian supplies.
June 22, 1795 Disputes Among Indians Timothy Pickering William Blount Enclosed copies of Creek talks submitted to Pickering. Disputes between tribes discussed.
September 23, 1789 Regarding request to receive talks on west side of Oconee River Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Alexander McGillivray Commissioners agree to receive talks on the west side of Oconee River.
November 24, 1796 Questions about Indian Talks and Boundaries Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation James McHenry Request information about previous talks with principal chiefs. Questions boundaries in Cumberland.
August 1, 1792 Desire for Peace Chief White Lieutenant James Seagrove Assurances that the council talks are being debated and that Indians desire peace with U.S. Lack of head man, confusion, and need for a commissary to advise Indians has delayed formal response.
March 6, 1793 Money forwarded, treaty talks at Sandusky Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores sends payment by post, believing it safer and more expeditious than private conveyances. Mentions the treaty talks of Sandusky and its commissioners, Lincoln, Pickering and Randolph.
August 9, 1793 Death of My Cousin David Alexander Cornell James Seagrove Cornell observes that, despite the death of his cousin, a lasting peace is still obtainable if the talks with the chiefs gives them satisfaction.
September 23, 1789 Arrival of Mr. Griffin and initiation of treaty talks Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Alexander McGillivray Commissioners inform that Mr. Griffin arrived and the three are preparing communications for the next day. General Lincoln and General Pickens will attend this forenoon at the black drink. Indians wish to receive talks on west side of Oconee River. Commissioners agree in order to take away all cause of jealousy.
November 5, 1794 Peace with hostile Indians Anthony Wayne Unknown Recipient General Anthony Wayne regarding the establishment of a "permanent and lasting peace" between the United States and "hostile tribes of Indians." Talks of a treaty with the Wyandots. Also talks of "some of the bad white people" who have instigated conflict.
July 13, 1791 Peace Talks of the Six Nations Good Peter [not available] Good Peter discusses the peace talks of the Six Nations.
August 8, 1788 Regarding treaty talks with Creeks at Tugelo River at house of Lachland Cleaveland on Georgia side Richard Winn Henry Knox Gentleman has returned from delivering talks from Commissioners. Answers from Creeks appear to be friendly; willing to attend treaty next month at Tugelo River at house of Lachland Cleaveland on Georgia side. Discusses Congress wish that Assembly of Georgia repeal law which militates against the resolves of Congress in carrying into effect the treaty with Creeks.
August 20, 1800 Peace Talks and Role of Spain; William Augustus Bowles Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Representative of Cussetah discussed Spanish affairs with Seminole chiefs. Peace talks.
February 21, 1795 Agreement to Peace Talks at Time Appointed by Indian Tribes John Williams [not available] Notification of acceptance to peace talks between several tribes and the United States. Notes on 22nd February the Wayandots, by Chief Middle Sky, signed the Preliminary Articles for peace.
August 28, 1799 Reports Talks with Indians, Request to Hoist American Flag David Henley James McHenry Requests funds for April-June to pay the army. Reports business with Double Head and other chiefs regarding horse theft. He and Colonel Butler will hold Indian talks. The Indians have requested a U.S. flag to be hoisted at their dance.
May 23, 1789 A Talk from the Head-men and Chiefs of the Lower Creek Nation to the Commissioners of the United States, of Indian Affairs in the Southern Department. Headmen and Warriors of Lower Creeks [not available] Received talk from Mr. George Galphin. Cannot provide answer because of separate talks with Alexander McGillivray. Lament that some have "gone out" [to commit violence] and say they cannot be accountable for this. Hope there will be no blood spilled.
October 5, 1792 Negotiations with the Creek Nation James Seagrove Governor Edward Telfair Favorable conclusion to negotiations with Creek Nation. Enclosed talks of three chiefs which show present disposition of Nation. Discussed possible punishment of person killed by Indian chief near Carr's Bluff, on the Oconee.
April 15, 1793 Talks from Bird King to James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent regarding perpetrators at robbery and murder Traders Hill St Marys Bird King Cussetas King James Seagrove Talks from Bird King, also known as Bird Tail King. He sends the beloved white wing and asks that Seagrove see it as a symbol of friendship. Asks that Seagrove send the white wing and talks to great father General Washington. Bird King wishes for peace; wants his women and children to grow up. Reports that upper towns have sent off to have Galphin and Upton taken. Indians say Galphin was the...
September 18, 1789 Request to keep Indians together in preparation for treaty talks Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Andrew Pickens Commissioners honored by receipt of letter addressed on 16 August. They are astonished at the information from Pickens and Osborne, which is diametrically contrary to ideas of Governor of Georgia. Ask that Pickens and Osborne continue to keep Indians together and ask that they forward accompanying letter to Alexander McGillivray.
April 8, 1793 From Tuckabachee; letter from Alexander Cornell to Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove on the robbery and murder at St Marys Alexander Cornell James Seagrove Cornell sorry about the mischief done at St Marys [the robbery and murder of whites at Traders Hill at Robert Seagrove's store]. Mad Dog and David Cornell uneasy about what to do. Had high hopes for peace. Mentions great father General Washington. Have thrown away Spaniard's talks; although Creeks friends with Spaniards, do not take talk against United States. There would be peace if everyone...
March 23, 1793 Regarding Knox's Request for Interpreters for Sandusky talks Isaac Craig Henry Knox Provides recommendations on interpreters. The man Hodgdon recommended has gone to Kentucky. Mentions Joseph Nicholas, an interpreter of several Indian languages. Craig will ascertain his abilities, and send to Knox if qualified. Encloses invoice of stores.
December 11, 1797 Indian Land, Treaty Talks, and Husbandry Utensils James McHenry Isaac Williams McHenry discusses Indian land and the need for treaty talks with sundry tribes; He adds that husbandry utensils for the Indians will be included in the annuity for the coming year.
May 7, 1799 Reaction to Indian Talks David Henley Double-head Praises division of Indians as wise in order to keep "bad people in order, and prevent their stealing of Horses." Praises improvement of Indians in growing cotton and corn, spinning and weaving. Desires to live in friendship and unite, white and Indian, to care for all wives and families. Observes the departure of Mr. Dinsmore, praised for his able rapport with the Indians and his fair reports of...
June 14, 1793 Giving up the Murderers and Robbers at Traders Hill St. Marys [not available] James Seagrove On behalf of upper Creeks, letter from Tuckabachee. Authors acknowledge receipt of talks from Mr. McDonald. Refer to Spaniard talks to be held on Tuckabachees on 12 June. The headmen of both upper and lower Creeks have agreed to kill the perpetrators of robbery and murder at Traders Hill St Marys, and will notify Seagrove via Weatherford when completed. It will take time because of Indian...
October 7, 1792 Peace with the Creek Nation James Seagrove John Kinnard Seagrove ommends Kinnard for his allegiance and assistance with peace between U.S. and the Creek Nation. He mentions the confusion in the Indian Nation, stolen property, and Indian mischief. He requests that Kinnard forward the invitation to peace talks with U.S. representative to all lower Indian towns, especially those that were deceived by Bowles.
February 20, 1793 Letter from James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent, to leader of Courtas [Courlas] warning of the northern tribes James Seagrove Courtas [Courlas] Indians Letter from Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove to leader of Courtas [Courlas]. Reports that great and kind father General Washington, President of United States is pleased to hear of the peaceable conduct of his Creek children. Glad to hear the talks of upper towns continue good. Will be at Cussetah 1 May, where talk will be straight. Beware of the northern Indians giving bad talks. Chiefs of...