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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-08-06
Volume: 6 Page: 282 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Dougherty, U.S. Ind. Agt., Upper Mo. Agency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., Upper Mo. Agency (John Dougherty) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Sends account of Dr. Bryants for services to Indians; mentions threat of small pox during period covered by account; also sends claim of Mr. Tarpy (of Am. Fur Co.) against the Omahas.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-08-06
Volume: 4 Page: 242 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sctry. War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. of Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon. Sctry. War. Encloses three accounts for Felix St. Vrain, agent at Rock Island, for provisions, etc., furnished Sacks & Foxes.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-08-08
Volume: 6 Page: 282 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Dougherty, U.S. Ind. Agt., Upper Mo. Agency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., Upper Mo. Agency (John Dougherty) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Otoe and Omaha annuity goods reached Cant. Leavenworth on June 5; sent R.P. Beauchamp, sub-agent to inform Indians on subject; Omahas came to receive their annuities on July 22; describes events of their return trip in which a Sac was killed and some horses stolen by Omahas; thinks Sacs were inciting cause; will investigate further.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-03
Volume: 6 Page: 330 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): William Gordon, St. Louis, Mo.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War;
Contents: Gordon, William, St. Louis, Mo., To the Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary at War. Experiences and observations on the fur trade and on the western Indians and their depredations. 1822-1831.
Description: Copy of Letter. 6p.
Comments: Headed: Report on the subject of the fur trade. Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 26-30).
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-05
Volume: 4 Page: 284 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secy. of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon Lewis Cass, Secy. of War. Will report as soon as practicable on the fur trade matter, as requested.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-16
Volume: 6 Page: 320 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Felix St. Vrain, U.S.I.A., Rock Island;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Indian Agent, Rock Island (Felix St. Vrain) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Gives list of the three principal fur traders in his agency with their returns; discusses trading problems. Has employed Charles D. St. Vrain as agriculturist for Sac & Fox Indians.
Description: Copy of Letter. 3p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 59-60.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-24
Volume: 6 Page: 322 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. M. Street, U.S.I.A., P. du Chien;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., P. du Chien (Jos. M. Street) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Mentions son's injury; is sending Sec. of War information on fur trade; Winnebagoes peacable; discusses aid given Menominees surviving late massacre; is clad murderers are being demanded; Indians have got idea U.S. is afraid of the Sacs & Foxes; discusses agency matters - needs more money to build agency house.
Description: Copy of letter. 5p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-25
Volume: 6 Page: 337 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Dougherty, U.S.I.A., Upper Mo. Agency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S.I.A. Upper Mo. Ag. (John Dougherty) To Genl. Wm.Clark. Report on fur trade; enclosing following tables: A.Statement showing numbers of Am. citizens who have been killed by Indians while engaged in the Fur trade B. Showing robberies of Am. citizens while so engaged, C.The Fur Trade on the Mo. River & tributaries including Rocky Mts., commencing 1815 and ending 1830.
Description: Copy of letter. 12 p. (Including statements A, B. & C.)
Comments: The letter was published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen.Doc.90, p. 51-53, but the statements A, B and C are not published therein.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-25
Volume: 6 Page: 307 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Miller, Governor of Missouri;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Missouri Governor, City of Jefferson, (John Miller) To General Wm. Clark. Reports further complaints of citizens against Indians of New Madrid County; thinks actuated by unworthy motives; has also received documents attesting the good character & behavior of these Indians.
Description: Copy of Letter. 2p.
Comments: Documents referred to above, copied on pages 309-316.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-27
Volume: 6 Page: 335 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): William Gordon, St. Louis;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Gordon, William, St. Louis. To Genl. William Clark, supt. Ind. Affairs. Answers queries on the subject of the fur trade; discusses trading posts, costs of goods, need for protection of traders; diminution of furs, etc.
Description: Copy of Letter. 3p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 54-55.
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