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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 10, 1789 Meeting Arrangements for Another Peace Treaty Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation Governor Samuel Johnston Chiefs of the Chicomogies in the Cherokee Nation sought to arrange a peace treaty meeting with U.S.
January 22, 1795 Ratification of the Treaty of Peace Timothy Pickering Six Nations of Indians Pickering notifies the Sachems, Chiefs, and Warriors of the Six Nations of Indians, who he refers to as "brothers," that the Treaty of Peace concluded with them in November 1794 has been ratified by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate of the United States.
January 22, 1795 Ratification of a Treaty of Peace and Friendship George Washington [not available] President Washington formally confirms the ratification of a Treaty of Peace and friendship concluded by Timothy Pickering at Canandagua the 11th day of November 1794 between the Six Nations of Indians and the United States.
August 7, 1797 New Commissioner James McHenry George Walton Butler appointed Commissioner to reopen negotiations with Cherokees for peace treaty and land rights.
December 13, 1788 Peace Treaty with the Cherokees Richard Winn Henry Knox Cherokees wish to come to a friendly treaty. Has urged same to North Carolina and trusts they will send forward commissioners and supplies. If this does not happen, expresses fear that there will be a bloody and unnecessary war, whereas a well timed peace would prevent it.
August 10, 1793 In the Case of No Peace Treaty; Forwarding of Money and Stores. Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Long time since hearing from O'Hara. Preparations made in case there is no peace treaty. Articles in estimate gone forward. Money remitted to Major Craig. Concludes that O'Hara will have drafts to support the large number of horses. Makes it clear that O'Hara has not been keeping up to date with his invoices.
May 5, 1791 Messages for the Six Nations from Secretary of War Thomas Procter A. Gordon Proctor charged with giving message of peace from Secretary of War to the Six Nations of Indians and other tribes residing on border of Lake Erie.
December 12, 1792 Agreement of U.S. to Meet at the Rapids of the Miami River Henry Knox [not available] Proposal of Indians to meet with commissioners next spring accepted to pursue peace treaty. U.S. promised to halt all expeditions to frontier from present time to time of treaty.
January 21, 1794 Treaty Between United States and Delaware, Shawnee, and Miami Nations Anthony Wayne [not available] Wayne addressed all chiefs of the three nations and accepted their hands in friendship and peace. Warrior Chiefs accept peace treaty.
August 3, 1795 Peace Treaty Anthony Wayne [not available] Official sealed document securing peace between U.S. and Western Indian Nations. Set boundary line between nations as Cayahoga River.
September 18, 1795 Status of Peace Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Notification that Pickering received news of peace with Western Indians which he passed on to the President at Mount Vernon. Had hoped to send Wayne's official communication of peace, but now fears the dispatcher had an accident during his travels.
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.
October 7, 1794 Respecting the Treaty of 1783 Henry Knox Governor Josiah Bartlett In the enclosed extract, Jay conveys the request of the President to respect the agreement/peace treaty of 1783 as it pertains to the frontiers of New Hampshire.
January 14, 1794 Conditions for Peace Anthony Wayne Delaware Chiefs In order to create a lasting peace white prisoners would be released, all Indians traveling on U.S. land must bear a white flag, and chiefs must come to settle disputes.
September 1, 1797 McHenry to Guion, Forwarding Letter Concerning Efforts to Conciliate Spanish and Enforce Treaty James McHenry Isaac Guion James McHenry forwards to Capt. Isaac Guion a letter to General Wilkinson, detailing the efforts made to conciliate Spanish officers in the U.S.-Spanish Florida border region and enforce the recent treaty. Expresses hope that peace will soon break out in Europe.
February 2, 1795 Treaty of Peace with the Indians, Etc. James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Among other matters, O'Hara notes that the Indians have by their deputies applied for a treaty of peace with the United States. Preliminary articles are being drawn up to meet for that purpose at Greenville on June 15th of the present year.
October 14, 1788 Treaty efforts with Creeks, McGillivray, and Georgia Richard Winn Henry Knox Discusses postponement of treaty efforts. Alexander McGillivray insists, as a leading principle, that boundaries be the same as they were when Georgia was a British Province. Suggests that if there is to be peace, will likely be on McGillivray's terms. Notes that Georgia has given bounties to soldiers on lands belonging to the Creeks.
July 25, 1793 Account Adjustments and Peace with Cherokees Henry Knox Henry Lee Knox related troubles in obtaining account information from Virginia, problems with peace accord b/w U.S. and Cherokees.
January 9, 1795 Peace with Cherokees, Problems with Creeks William Blount Timothy Pickering Meeting at Tellico Blockhouse with Cherokees regarding prisoner exchange resulting in prospects of peace. Mentioned killing and scalping of several men by Creek Indians. Noted that the "superanuated Chiefs" paid no attention to treaty.
October 2, 1789 Notification that commissioners have not concluded a treaty of peace between United States and Creek nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department George Walton US Commissioners inform Governor of Georgia that they have not concluded treaty between United States and Creek nation. However, positive and repeated assurances were given by Alexander McGillivray and all the Creek chiefs that peace would not be violated.
December 18, 1786 Speech of United Indian Nations to Congress Chiefs of Wabash and Illinois Tribes [not available] The Indians are disappointed that they were not included in peace accord with Great Britain; wanted lasting peace. Indians excluded from meetings held regarding peace and property rights, desire future peace be reached with a united voice of the confederacy.
November 7, 1795 (Private) Various Treaties Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Heard rumors that Wayne was dead, hope to see him soon with reports of peace with Indians. Peace on all fronts of U.S. has been attained. Negotiations with Algiers commenced, emperor of Morocco has entered a peace treaty with U.S.. President has sent an ambassador to Chickasaw Bluffs to pursue peace with Spanish. Noted "white savages of Georgia have killed 17 friendly creeks!"
August 15, 1795 Treaty with Great Britain Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Ratification of treaty with Great Britain was postponed unexpectedly but Mr. Hammond recently made a "memorial" stating the Presidents decision to ratify the treaty agreeable to the Senate and that Mr. Hammond will convey the news to England. Only problem with treaty was suspension of trade with British West India Islands. Hopes the ratification of the treaty will positively influence treaty...
January 21, 1795 Agreement to Meet in Greenville to Discuss Peace Anthony Wayne [not available] Article: Confirmation of cease in hostilities between the Sachums and War Chiefs and the United States, attendance to meeting in Greenville to discuss peace and finalize peace treaty.
October 14, 1795 Discussion of Commissioners' Powers to Settle Damage Claims Arising from Jay Treaty Negotiations John Jay Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses the powers and aims of commissioners in deciding claims for losses or damages relative to the Treaty of Peace [apparently referring to the Treaty of Paris which ended the Revolutionary War; these commissioners are probably those for the Jay Treaty, which resolved issues left over from the prior treaty]. Illegal seizures of American ships are mentioned; the main issue appears to...