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Title: Treaty between the United States of America and the Potawatomies of the Prairie
Date: 1832-10-20
Volume: 1 Page: 11 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Potawatomies of the Prairie; United States of America;
Recipient(s):
Contents: Treaty between the United States of America and the Potawatomies of the Prairie ...
Description: Copy of document. 5p.
Comments: Ratified January 21, 1833
Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (Jno Daugherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-07-14
Volume: G Page: 20 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Daugherty (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Tells of a group of 5 whites who had stolen 8 horses belonging to a party of Potawotomies, and then ambushed them killing one and wounding one; the Indians returned fire, killing two whites. They offered themselves up to Col. Kearney. Daugherty states he believes the Indian's story and mentions that the 5 whites were of questionable morals. He also mentions white unrest with all Indians in Missouri.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: See letter from Daugherty to Clark dated July 6, 1836.
Title: Letter from Asst. Ind Agt (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-01-26
Volume: G Page: 37 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Anthony L Davis (Asst. Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St. L.);
Contents: Reports much sickness among Potawatomie, Ottawa, & Chipewa Indians, and lack of medical care due to the distance from medical facilities. Advocates the hiring of a physician to live "amongst" them.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Westport (A. L. Davis) To Com Ind Affs, Washington (C. A. Harris)
Date: 1837-05-29
Volume: G Page: 46 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): A. L. Davis (Ind. Sub Agent to Potawatomies);
Recipient(s): C. A. Harris (Com. Ind. Affs., Washington City);
Contents: Announces his appointment as Indian Sub Agent to the Potawotomies who have & are emigrating from Indiana. Expresses the belief that these Indians will need some subsistence aid like they received when they first came to their present location. Davis states he has hired Johnston Lykins to assist the moving of the Indians to their land on the Osage River.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent near Ft. Leavenworth (Edwin James) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-06-27
Volume: G Page: 47 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Edwin James (Indian Sub Agent near Ft. Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: James states that the Potawatomies being removed from the "Platte Purchase" to their new location are in need of, and are entitled to subsistence for the period of one year from the time they arrive. Speaks about the Indians bartering their horses & supplies for whiskey. Discusses the Sioux threat to carry on war with the Pottawatomies when they arrive in their new lands; asks for govt. protection for these Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Ft. Leavenworth (A. L. Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-07-12
Volume: G Page: 53 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): A. L. Davis (Ind Sub Agt., Ft. Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Answers Clark's query as to what materials are needed to remove Potawatomies on Kickapoo lands to their designated land on the Osage River. Davis' answer included wagons for baggage and subsistence.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agt, United Nation Agcy, (Edwin James) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-07-18
Volume: G Page: 51 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Edwin James (Ind. Sub Agt., United Nation Agcy);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses needs for Prairie Potawatomies on the eve of their departure for their new homes in the "United Nation" Agency, including various types of seed & agricultural equipment. Mentions their request that Mr. Wm. Gilmore be secured as blacksmith and that Mr. Harden be hired as farmer.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: (Letter was sent from Independence, Mo.)
Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Potawatomie Sub Agcy (Edwin James) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-07-28
Volume: G Page: 53 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Edwin James (Ind Sub Agt., Potawatomie Sub Agcy);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: States that about 100 of the Potawatomies have been moved. Points out the various needs of the Indians and the need for a log house for the sub agent. Fears contact with Sioux & other hostile tribes.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Westport (A. L. Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-08-01
Volume: G Page: 55 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): A. L. Davis (Ind. Sub Agt, Westport);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports making contracts for furnishing emigrating Potawatomies subsistence. Encloses duplicates of the contracts.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Council Bluffs (Edwin James) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-08-11
Volume: G Page: 59 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Edwin James (Ind Sub Agt, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports the arrival of the main body of Potawatomies; mentions an explosion of powder wounding badly several of them; Subsistence has been issued; Nominates Rev. John Dunbar & Rev. Thomas Markham as teachers for the Potawatomies.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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