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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 8, 1795 Keg of Vermilion Matthias Slough Isaac Craig In the urgency of loading Slough's wagon, a keg of vermilion was overlooked. It is now delivered by the bearer of the letter, Matthew Doughty. Doughty now submitted a receipt for said keg.
August 25, 1790 Speeches to Indians and Unnecessary Expenses Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Lists the Indian Nations and their reception of the speech given by St. Clair on behalf of the U.S. gov't. Supplies also discussed.
May 14, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Governor Blount on the Mero district, on offensive operations against the hostile Indians and President Washington's policies, the role of congress, use of the militia, return of stores for the Chickasaws, and Blount's expected arrival with the heads of the Cherokees Henry Knox William Blount Discusses defense of citizens of Mero District. Refers to the difficulties that President Washington faces since Congress is not in session. Notes the seriousness of plunging nation into war with Southern Tribes. Knox advises Blount that if war and depredations continue, protection must be defensive. Offensive operations require authority of congress. If militia is employed, take care to ensure...
April 27, 1793 Friendly Relations With the Creeks & Supply of Chickasaws Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Though the Creeks are a troublesome tribe and are at war with our allies the Chickasaws, current US policy requires friendly relations with them. Stores and arms are to be provided for the Chickasaws.
February 12, 1789 [Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.] Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
May 17, 1790 [Mr. Gamelin's Journal: Memorandum of sundry speeches held by Anthony Gamelin to the chiefs of the Ouabache (Wabash) and Miami nations] Antoine Gamelin [not available] Recounts Gamelin's travels to various Indian villages with a speech offering peace to the Indian Nations. Promises of peace, no more stealing. Discussed contracting a peace between the Kickapoo and Chiefs of the Falls and peace with white people to be held at Post Vincennes. Details on the relationship between the Miami and Kickapoo tribes.