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Title: Letter
Date: 1842-05-17
Volume: 7 Page: 171 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): % Major Cummins; Daniel Miller, Ind. Agt. West Port, Mo;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt., West Port, Mo (Dan'l Miller) % Major Cummins. Assures Miller that persons other than agents & sub agents may be invested with the power to destroy spirituous liquor, & c. It would not be a good idea to turn over your oxen to the service of the Pawnee; also funds do not exist for me to pay postate on letters forwarded to you from this office.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1842-05-23
Volume: 7 Page: 175 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller, Ind. Agt.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt., (Daniel Miller). gives praise for seizure & destruction of spirituous liquors found in possession of Messrs. P.A. Sarpy & Co. Has no doubt the Dept. will also approve; since there was no evidence that they sold or gave whiskey to the Indians, I could not use extreme penalties; they were fined $300.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-06-14
Volume: 8 Page: 58 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses meeting of himself and Capt. Berguin of the Dragoons with the Pottawatomie Indians, regarding their fear of the Sioux. Also discussed was the bad effect of buying and drinking liquor.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt. (Daniel Miller)
Date: 1842-06-17
Volume: 7 Page: 180 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller, Indian Agent;
Contents: Encloses letter from Commissioner stressing the need to send all communication to the department through the St. Louis office; Discusses authority of blacksmiths and teachers to seize spirituous liquors.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Bellevue Council Bluffs Agcy (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-06-24
Volume: 8 Page: 63 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Ind Agt, Bellevue Council Bluffs Agcy);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports on Council with Indians in his agency regarding payment in specie and the liquor trade. Is optimistic about potential progress. Mentions long speech by Half Day.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-07-01
Volume: 8 Page: 62 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses Council with Chippewas, Ottawas and Pottawatomies regarding method of payment of annuities, and the traffic in liquor.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt. (R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1842-07-11
Volume: 7 Page: 183 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Major R. W. Cummins, Indian Agent;
Contents: Informs agent of several traveling expeditions headed toward the Arkansas & River Platte; Suggests not bothering them while they are in Missouri, but orders examination of all merchandise & wagons after they pass out of the state--the purpose being to look for spirituous liquors.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt. (D. Miller)
Date: 1842-07-18
Volume: 7 Page: 185 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s):
Contents: Tells agent of Steamboat laden with Indian goods headed for the Upper Missouri. Requests him to take steps to prevent spirituous liquors from being shipped on board the boat.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Great Nemaha Sub Agcy (W. P. Richardson) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-09-18
Volume: 8 Page: 80 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): W. P. Richardson (Ind Sub Agt., Great Nemaha Sub Agcy);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Sends annual report of condition of Indians in his sub agency. Mentions various depredations. Also mentions the bad influence of liquor. Speaks of the desire to establish a manual labor school.
Description: Copy of letter. 6p.

Title: Letter from Bent & St. Vrain, Fort Williams, Arkansas River, To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-01-01
Volume: 8 Page: 92 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Bent & St. Vrain, Fort Williams, Arkansas;
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports the existence of renegade Americans living on the Arkansas River who deal in the liquor trade, for the purpose of trade with Indians. Advocates the establishment of a military post on the Arkansas River to curtail this practice.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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