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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To Clerk S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1828-12-01
Volume: G Page: 141 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk, S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses the blacksmith shop built among the Shawanees by an employed smith (now dead). A Shawnee, Joseph Parks, married the daughter of the builder and now intends to put it to his own use. It can be purchased for $50.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1834-03-22
Volume: 32 Page: 64 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): H.L. Housman, Prairie du Chien;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: H. L. Dousman, Prairie du Chien To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark). Letter asking Wm. Clark to make proper disposition of claims and affadavits for Pierre Antaya and Louis Desonier.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter from Geo Maguire(for William Clark) to H.L. Housman dated 4/2/1834
Title: Letter
Date: 1834-04-02
Volume: 32 Page: 63 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Geo. Maguire, for William Clark, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): H.L. Dousman, Prairie Du Chien;
Contents: Geo Maguire(for S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark) To H.L. Dousman, Prairie du Chien. Acknowledges letter and depositions concerning land rights of Pierre Antaya and Louis Desonier under the Treaty of 1824.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter of 3/22/1834 from H.L. Dousman to William Clark.
Title: Letter
Date: 1837-05-22
Volume: 32 Page: 87 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): George Maguire, Clerk offfic of S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Mr. J. A. Harrelson, Independence, Mo.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. Clerk (George Maguire) To Mr. J.A. Harrelson. Contains letter answering the query by Mr. Harrelson, who had purchased a share of land from a half breed Indian. States that there is much confusion at this time as to legality. Suggests it might be good to hire a lawyer.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Wah-bon-seh To Com. Ind. Affs. (C. A. Harris)
Date: 1838-03-17
Volume: G Page: 145 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): D. Hardin (Farmer for Pottawatomies) witness; Edwin James (Ind Sub Agt.) witness; Wah-bon-seh;
Recipient(s): C. A. Harris (Com Ind Affs, Washington);
Contents: Wants to sell his reservation of five sections of land in Illinois to the U. S. government. Asks $1.25 per acre. States whites have already taken possession and he cannot get them off.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: There was a chief of the Pottawatomies after whom Wabaunsee County was named. Correlation with the author of this letter is uncertain. (also see letter of 12/20/1838 from Jno Dougherty to Geo Maguire.
Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To Clerk, S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1838-11-20
Volume: G Page: 143 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk, S.I.A.St.L);
Contents: Notifies Maguire that a license has been granted to T. Teuconeau to trade with the Kickapoos. Encloses certification that the trader is a citizen of the United States.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To Clerk & Actng. S.I.A.St.L ( George Maguire)
Date: 1838-12-06
Volume: G Page: 142 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk & Actng. S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Lists several appointments made. Mentions that he set the appointed people to work immediately without confirmation, as an expedient measure to serve the needs of the Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To Clerk, S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1838-12-17
Volume: G Page: 144 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk, S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Recommends extension of five-year limit on paying $1,000 per annum for support of blacksmiths, strikers and supplies.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To Clerk & Acting S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1838-12-20
Volume: G Page: 145 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk & Acting S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses a copy of a letter from Wah-bon-seh dated March 17, 1838 to C. A. Harris, Com. Ind. Affs in which he offers to sell his land to the U. S. Government. Wah-bon-seh states he has never received an answer. He is still interested in selling the land.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter of 3/17/1838 from Wah-bon-seh to C. A. Harris.
Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To Clerk, S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1838-12-20
Volume: G Page: 144 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses a memorandum handed to Dougherty by Billy Caldwell, a Pottawattomie chief. The memorandum contained a list of items for Dougherty to ask about.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: The contents of the memorandum are in the handwritten Volume G. Contents of memorandum may also be found in the book, "Indian Letters & Speeches."
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