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Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Sub Agt. (John B. Luce, Council Bluffs sub agcy)
Date: 1843-02-25
Volume: 7 Page: 222 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): J.B. Luce, Ind. Sub Agt., Council Bluffs;
Contents: Department has approved his appointment of Louis Ouilmet as Interpreters for the Chippewas, Ottawas, & Potawatomies. Advises early agreement or contract with him.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent (Daniel Miller)
Date: 1843-03-15
Volume: 7 Page: 229 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent);
Contents: Upbraids Miller for falsifying a document issued by the St. Louis office regarding trading with Indians. Instructs him to inform persons now trading that they must not go beyond the limits of the Potawatomie lands.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter of 3/10/1843 from D. D. Mitchell to Govr. Chambers. (page 228 in the original)
Title: Letter from Kag ob mo che pena, Nasche Wih, Neg one noshuke, M esh Ki mee, Shaw way, Oke we gain, O she ki na weh, Sim be num, Lewis Bertrand, Joseph Bertrand Jr., (Witness) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-03-26
Volume: 8 Page: 97 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joseph Bertrand Jr., (Witness); Kag ob mo che pena; Louis Bertrand; M esh Ki mee; Nasche Wih (Speaker); Neg one noshuke; O she ki na weh; Oke we gain; Shaw way; Sim be num;
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Letter expresses dismay at the hiring of Mr. Johnston Lykins as doctor for the St. Joseph's band of Potawatomies. Further states that the appointment was without their knowledge or approval. Feels the money would be spent better on stock or provisions. Argues that they have their own doctors and have no need for Mr. Lykins.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Richard S. Elliott) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-06-05
Volume: 8 Page: 105 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Richard S. Elliott (Ind Sub Agt., Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Nominates Joseph Lafromborse to be Interpreter in the United nation of Ottawas, Chippewas, and Potawatomies. Also nominates Michael Wilmet to be Asst. Blacksmith.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Sub Agent (Richd S. Elliott)
Date: 1843-07-05
Volume: 7 Page: 240 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Richd S. Elliott (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Mentions the seizure, by Elliott's predecessor of a quantity of goods belonging to Pearson & Cooper, with intent to sell the goods to the Potawatomies without authority or license. States he does not consider the evidence strong enough to warrant the seizure, and orders Elliottt to deliver the goods back to Pearson & Cooper.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Sub Agent (Richd. S. Elliott)
Date: 1843-07-15
Volume: 7 Page: 241 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Richd. S. Elliott (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Contains instructions in procedure for submitting paperwork to achieve the honoring of drafts by the St. Louis office. Mentions specifically an account in favor of John Hardin for services and horse hire in your excursion to remover trespassers from the lands of the Potawatomies.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent (Major R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1843-08-02
Volume: 7 Page: 247 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Major R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: Instructs Cummins to proceed to the Sugar Creek Settlement to receive stock intended for the Wabash Potawatomies, as Major Davis has been removed from office and his successor has not been appointed.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. Office (John Haverty, Clerk) To Ind. Agt. (Major R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1843-09-01
Volume: 7 Page: 250 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty (Clerk, Office of S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Major R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: Encloses copies of communications from Comr. Ind. Affs & communications sent to him by Govr. Chambers & Genl. H. Kine of Iowa Terr., regarding the conspiracy between some Potawatomies & the Mamons.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. Office (John Haverty, Clerk) To Ind. Sub agt Council Bluffs (Richd S Elliott)
Date: 1843-09-01
Volume: 7 Page: 250 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty (Clerk Office of S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Richd S. Elliot (Ind Sub Agt, Council Bluffs);
Contents: Discusses letter from Comr Ind. Affs concerning conspiracy between the "Mamon propht Jos Smith" and certain Potawatomie Chiefs. Encloses copy of letter from Commr. Informs that $3,000 has been made available for the Mill out of last year's annuity.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. Office (John Haverty, Clerk) To Ind. Sub Agt. (Jno. Zugenfus)
Date: 1843-09-01
Volume: 7 Page: 250 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty (Clerk, Office of S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Jno. Zugenfus, (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Discusses information in letter from Commr Ind Affs concerning the conspiracy between Mamons and certain Potawatomie Chiefs. Encloses copies of letters from Gov Chambers & Genl H. King of Iowa Tery regarding the conspiracy. Also encloses a copy of the Commr's. letter.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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