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Keyword: Otto
Dates: From 1808 to 1884
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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Council Bluffs (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-09-03
Volume: 8 Page: 74 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Contains a report of the condition of the various Indian tribes within the Council Bluffs Agency including Ottoes, Missourias, Omahas, and Pawnees.
Description: Copy of letter. 5p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Jno. B. Luce) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-12-01
Volume: 8 Page: 86 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jno. B Luce (Ind Sub Agt., Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Mentions a group of about 200 Ioways who never have agreed to emigration and are living on Pottawatomie land, originally at their invitation, in return for fighting with them against the Sioux. Now the Pottawatomie are complaining about them. Advocates moving them among the Ottoes, along with a lot of presents and diplomacy.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Bellevue/Council Bluffs (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-12-27
Volume: 8 Page: 93 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Ind Agt Bellevue-Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Big Kaw, now the principal chief of the Ottoes, is at Bellevue. We have discussed the selling of their lands on the south side of the Platte River. They are very poor.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Indian Agent (Daniel Miller)
Date: 1844-02-09
Volume: 7 Page: 267 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller, Indian Agent;
Contents: Acknowledges receipt of several communications from Miller. All of your requests have been forwarded to the Comr. of Ind. Affs., along with his (Harvey's) recommendation that a small supply of provisions be purchased to meet the needs of the Ottoes.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Clerk to S.I.A.St.L. (John Haverty) To Indian Agent (Daniel Miller)
Date: 1844-03-15
Volume: 7 Page: 273 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty (Clerk to S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent);
Contents: Encloses copy of letter from the Comr. Ind. Affs. regarding the request of the Ottoes in reference to the shooting of the hostage from their tribe by the sentinel at Fort Leavenworth last year. Instructs Miller to inform interested parties of the decision reached.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Richd S Elliott) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-03-18
Volume: 8 Page: 163 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Richd. S Elliott (Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports arrival of himself and his family at the Council Bluffs Sub Agency. Finds the affairs of the Sub Agency in very good condition. Also mentions difficulties between the Ottoes & Potawatomies.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Council Bluffs (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-05-15
Volume: 8 Page: 170 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Refers to a letter from the War Department dated 5/12/1842 in which pay for the Ottoe farmers was disallowed. Speaks of communication he received on this day, 5/15/1844, from an agent acting for James Case seeking pay for his services as a farmer for the Otoes during this time. Asks for help in determining the validity of this claim.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Council Bluffs (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-05-22
Volume: 8 Page: 169 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Nominates Lewis Sansasee, a half breed Omaha, as Interpreter to the Ottoe & Missouri Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Indian Agent (Daniel Miller)
Date: 1844-07-12
Volume: 7 Page: 298 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent);
Contents: Informs Miller that his nominations of and contracts with Louis Sanscource as Otto Interpreter, and Peter Narness as Pawnee Blacksmith have been approved.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Indian Agent (Daniel Miller)
Date: 1844-07-24
Volume: 7 Page: 299 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent);
Contents: Informs Miller that the Comr. Ind. Affs. has once more decided adversely on the claims of James Case & Saml. F. Rennick for alleged services as farmers for the Ottoes in the first quarter of 1842.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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