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Title: Letter
Date: 1840-03-14
Volume: 7 Page: 57 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Joseph V. Hamilton, Indian Agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agt. (J.V. Hamilton)recd. letter of 23d Ult; informing me of wanton murder committed on an American Citizen by a Maha Indian; you must see that the Offender is arrested and brought to justice; assure the Maha Nation that no part of their annuities will be paid until the offender is delivered up.
Description: Copy of letter

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.

Title: Letter from Charles Bent, Fort Williams, Arkansas River To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-05-04
Volume: 8 Page: 112 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Charles Bent, Fort Williams, Arkansas River.;
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Advocates halting the Indian trade with New Mexico traders who bring large amounts of spirituous liquors. This trade is carried on by Americans and Mexicans. Proposes the establishment of a military post on the border with Mexico.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Fort George, Upper Mo. (F. Cutting) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-09-16
Volume: 8 Page: 209 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): F. Cutting, (Fort George, Upper Mo.);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Complains about the practice of Indian Agent Drips who gave certain favors to agents of the American Fur Company while he was an Indian agent. Now complains about an Interpreter, Joseph Jewitt, who is working as interpreter for Indians, and is hired in the same capacity by the American Fur Company. Wants him replaced.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: F. Cutting was employed by the Union Fur Company.
Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington (W. Medill)
Date: 1848-02-24
Volume: 9 Page: 50 (Microfilm reel MS-96)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): W. Medill (Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Encloses a letter from Agent Miller regarding the murder of an Omaha Chief, "American Hat." Calls atttention to his (Harvey's) remarks in his annual report on the subject of Indian murders.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Papers relating to the trial of the Winnebago murderers of two American soldiers at Rock Island.
Date:
Volume: 2 Page: 184 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s):
Recipient(s):
Contents: (Papers relating to the trial of the Winnebago murderers of two American soldiers at Rock Island.)
Description: Copy of document. 16p.
Comments: Note at end says: "the remaining speeches ... are recorded in 'Indian Letters' pages 208 & following." (We do not have the volume referred to.)
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