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Title: Petition to clarify half-breed land parcels
Date: 1829-08-25
Volume: 32 Page: 3 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Antoine Le Claire; Antony Bell; Battis Laurel (for self and two others); Betsey Farrar; Charles Menard Jr; Chrystom Antaya; Elisabeth Horronice; Elisabeth Hunt; Francis Mombread; Francis Provats; Isaac Antaya; Isidore Antaya; James Campbell; John Connolly (for one claimant); John W. Johnson (for three claimants); Louis Courville; Madam F. Garnivelle (for self and five others); Margueritte Hebert; Maria Antaya; Maria Parnappe; Maurice Blundow (for self and four other claimants); Pier Cardinall; Pier Iandran; Pier Lauvier; Russell Farnham (for four claimants); Strange Powers; Victor Blondow;
Recipient(s): United States Congress;
Contents: Contains petition to the Congress of the U.S., by representatives of half-breeds (by white men and Indian women of the Sac & Fox tribes) to pass laws to clarify the parcel of land in the state of Missouri ajudicated to half breeds; states that success of this group cannot flourish without further help from the federal govt.; strife exists where citizens of Missouri base their land ownership on French or Spanish claims.
Description: Copy of petition. 7p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1830-03-14
Volume: 32 Page: 78 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): A. McLaskey, J.P., St. Charles County, Mo.; Francis Lesieus, deposer; L. E. Powell, St. Charles Country Court Clerk, Mo.; Patrick Ray, deposer;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: A. McLaskey, J.P. , St. Charles County, Mo. & Francis Lesieus & Patrick Ray, deposers To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark). Contains two depositions testifying to the half breed status of Anthoinatte Lesieus Dessaunier.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: Note: Dessaunier is spelled "Desonier" in other parts of volume 32.
Title: Letter
Date: 1830-06-10
Volume: 32 Page: 13 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Thomas Forsyth, Rocky Island;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Contains cover letter from Thomas Forsyth to Genl. Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.; Refers to list of half breed descendants who were entitled to lands according to the Treaty of Aug, 1824 made in Washington.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: General information about list referred to above is found under Vol. 32 page 13 of this data base; Complete list is found on pages 13-15 in the original Vol. 32.
Title: Letter
Date: 1830-06-16
Volume: 4 Page: 122 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): John H. Eaton, Sctry. War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. of Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon Sctry War. (John H. Eaton) Encloses abstracts of presents delivered by Mr. Sanford for the last quarter of 1829 and the first half of 1830.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1830-10-13
Volume: 6 Page: 31 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. M. Street, U.S. Ind. Agt., Prairie du Chien;
Recipient(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., Praire du Chien (Jos. M. Street) To Genl Wm. Clark. Will forward estimates; discusses the acceptance of half-breed children as members of the Sioux, Menominee, Winnebagoes, etc. Cadott, half-breed Chippeway, killed by Sioux, was considered an Indian.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1830-10-30
Volume: 6 Page: 71 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Lawrence Taliaferro, U.S. Ind. Agt., St. Peters;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., St. Peters,(Lawrence Taliaferro) To Genl. William Clark. Discusses Sioux-Chippeway problems; status of Cadotte, murdered half-breed; need for sub-agency on Birchwood river for Sioux; Mr. Schoolcraft has not yet arrived.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1830-11-19
Volume: 32 Page: 19 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Jacob R. Stine, Acting Justice of the Peace;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Acting Justice of the Peace (Jacob R Stine for Therese Maillot) To S.I.A.St.L.(William Clark). Contains second of three depositions validating the claim of Therese Maillot to lands granted to half breed Sac Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1 p.
Comments: See letter to William Clark from Therese Maillot
Title: Letter
Date: 1830-11-19
Volume: 32 Page: 20 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): J.V. Garnier, Justice of the Peace;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Justice of the Peace(J.V. Garnier for Samuel D. Solomon) To S.I.A.St.L.(William Clark). Contains the third of three depositions enclosed in the original letter to Wm. Clark from Therese Maillot, verifying her rights to land as a Sac half breed, based on the Treaty of 1824.
Description: Copy of letter. 1 p.
Comments: See letter to William Clark from Therese Maillot
Title: Letter
Date: 1830-11-19
Volume: 32 Page: 18 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Jacob R. Stine, Acting Justice of the Peace;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Acting Justice of the Peace (Jacob R. Stine for John Baptiste Chattilou) Letter enclosed with deposition of Therese Maillot verifying her claim as a Sac half breed, thereby entitled to land under the Treaty of 1824.
Description: Copy of letter. 2 p.
Comments: See letter to William Clark from Therese Maillot.
Title: Letter
Date: 1830-11-26
Volume: 32 Page: 21 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): George Schultz; J.V. Garnier, J. P.;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: George Schultz(verified by J. V. Garnier, J.P.) To S.I.A.St.L.(William Clark). Contains verification that Elisabeth Schultz is a half breed of the Sac & Fox tribes, and that she is entitled to be a part of the land settlement agreed upon in the Treaty of 1824.
Description: Copy of letter. 2 p.
Comments: See letter to William Clark from Elisabeth Schultz. Page 21 in original volume.
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