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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 27, 1793 Aid to Chickasaws Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Documents to be forwarded to Chickasaws. U.S. will support Chickasaws who are currently at war with Creeks. Governor Blount attests to Creeks being "troublesome" to settlers.
July 4, 1794 Letter from the Baron of Carondelet Carondelet Cherokees Letter from the Baron of Carondelet to the Cherokees, regarding their relationship with the United States and questions surrounding the border.
December 28, 1795 Forwarding the Requested Receipts Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough is surprised at Hodgdon's recent letter since he believed he had left his receipts at the counting house. He will now forward them except for the enclosed receipt for the keg of vermillion which was not included with the other goods for the reason mentioned in the enclosed letter to Major Craig.
February 15, 1800 Supply Order for Indian Goods David Strong [not available] Commissary for Indian goods in the Detroit region; mentions a funeral for a Potawatomi chief.
August 1, 1793 Goods Needed Annually for the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians Andrew Pickens [not available] "Estimate of goods necessary to be furnished the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians annually."
June 9, 1794 Knox requisitions supplies Henry Knox [not available] Stores, describes goods for treating with Indians; mentions Treaty of 1793.
August 10, 1785 Commissioners on Indian Treaty: List of Goods for Six Nations of Indians F. Johnston Jonathan Dickinson F. Johnson sends to President John Dickinson an enclosed list of goods to be provided by Pennsylvania to the Six Nations.
December 9, 1797 Sales of Furs and Skins by James Seagrove William Simmons Unknown Recipient Sales of furs and skins by James Seagrove, Superintendent of Indians Affairs to the Creek Nation, being on account of the United States the same having been received in pay for goods furnished to Indians and factors from the public goods in his possession at a time when they could not purchase Indians goods in Georgia.
June 1794 Receipt for federal stores returned by Israel Chapin, Jr. [not available] Israel Chapin Jr Isreal Chapin Jr, acting on behalf of his father, returns stores used in trade and diplomacy with the Six Nations
1792 Great Worth of Yourself and Your People William Blount Piamingo Governor Blount, governor of American territory south of the Ohio River and Superintendent of Indian Affairs, assures Piamingo of the appreciation of the United States for the Chickasaw people and his hope that they will join the impending campaign against the western Indians.
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.
February 13, 1793 Proposed War with the Creeks Chiefs of the Chickasaw Nation General Robertson The Chickasaw chiefs blame the Creeks for the violence in the southwest and ask for the guns, ammunition, supplies, and food to go to war with them.
August 23, 1790 Plan for operations against Wabash Indians Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair explains his plan of operations against the Wabash Indians, coordination with commanders, logistics, contractors, numbers of troops, and expected timelines. Included Gamelin's journal which detailed his travels through several Miami Indians villages and their sentiments toward peace with U.S.
March 14, 1795 Status of Supplies Timothy Pickering James O'Hara Indian goods for peace treaty on hand in stores. Mentioned condition army uniforms and specific types of materials and supplies delivered to be forwarded to Major Craig.
March 16, 1786 Inventory of Supplies for Iroquois Iroquois Chiefs William Maclay Inventory of goods destined for delivery to the Iroquois and the accompanying receipt for the supplies signed by the Iroquois Chiefs. The goods were apparently supplied in fulfillment of a treaty obligation by Pennsylvania commissioners.
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...
August 2, 1799 Outlines Trade Tips with Indians; List of Items in Need by Creeks Benjamin Hawkins Edward Wright Ben Hawkins (Indian Agent) provides detailed description to Edward Wright of how to successfully trade with the Creek Indians. Most Indians don't meet their obligations with regard to credit and debt so all trade must be accomplished by bartering one item for another. Also included is a list of items in demand by the Creeks.
July 12, 1798 Sundries for the Frigate "United States" John Harris Captain John Barry A ten-page list of sundries for the Frigate "United States," commanded by Captain John Barry.
August 7, 1787 Describes Activities at Post Vincennes, Plans to Work with Indians, French Settlers Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports arrival of Captain Zeigler with his men and goods. Sent Major Hamtramck with 100 men to assist from the landing to the post. Describes an arduous journey with the rapids, the heat, the thickets, with the need to lighten the load. French settlers welcomed them on their arrival. Describes houses at the post--both log and bark, and number of American and French settlers. Met Monsieur...
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.