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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-31
Volume: 6 Page: 357 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Dougherty;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: (John Dougherty) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Concerning an American Fur Co. account against the Omaha Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-31
Volume: 6 Page: 358 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): A.S. Hughes, U.S.I.A., Ioway Subagency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agent, Ioway Subagency (A.S. Hughes) To Genl Wm. Clark. Discussion on the subject of the fur trade; of relations between traders and Indians; and of failure of present U.S. laws to regulate Indian affairs properly.
Description: Copy of letter. 12p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 18-26).
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-19
Volume: 6 Page: 378 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Pilcher, Joshua, 1790-1843 To Genl. Wm. Clark. Sends report on fur trade as requested; explains delay in so doing.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p. (report, 8 pages)
Comments: Report includes tables showing number of persons killed while engaged in fur trade in Upper Mo. area, in Rocky Mountain area, on waters of Columbia & Colorado Rivers, and in inland trade to Mexico from 1819 to 1831. Publ. in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 46-48) but does not include the tables.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-20
Volume: 4 Page: 294 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, W. City.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To the Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, W. City. Report, complying with Senate Resolution of March 2, 1831, on the fur trade, and the inland trade to Mexico.
Description: Copy of letter. 11p.
Comments: Published, with accompanying documents, in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 5-11.
Title: Answers to questions asked of the fur trade
Date: 1831-11-22
Volume: 6 Page: 370 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Farnham & Davenport;
Recipient(s):
Contents: Farnham & Davenport (Answers to questions asked by the Secretary of War thro the Hon. Thos. H. Benton, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the subject of the fur trade.)
Description: Copy of Document. 2p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 55-57).
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-28
Volume: 4 Page: 308 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sctry. of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark)To Hon. Sctry of War. Encloses reports of Mr. Pilcher, Major Reily and Mr. St. Vrain on the fur trade and inland trade to Mexico; a statement on trade sites; a statement of showing price of good to Sacs & Foxes, and prices in St. Louis.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-12-18
Volume: 4 Page: 318 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sctry War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind Affs., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To the Hon. Sctry War. Encloses a third account of Dr. Bryant for services to Indians of Mr. Dougherty's agency; also sends an American Fur Company account made by Mr. Cabannee.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Petition of a half-breed claiming land
Date: 1833-04-13
Volume: 32 Page: 25 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Francis Bouthillier; Jeriah B. Farnsworth; John Furney, Justice of the Peace; Sophia Farrar for Margaret Farrar(a minor);
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Sophia Farrar (for Margaret Farrar, a minor, and her adopted daughter, fathered by her late husband & delivered by a Fox Indian woman named Magano) To Genl. Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L. contains petition for land plus 3 verifications.
Description: Copy of documents. 5 p.
Comments: Documents are found in original volume, pp. 25-29.
Title: Petition of a half-breed claiming land
Date: 1834-01-10
Volume: 32 Page: 38 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Christopher Antio (signed document of proof conerning himself); Isaac R Campbell (document author); John Wagginer Jr. (witness to documents); Wesley Williams, J.P. (witness to documents); William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Mr. Isaac R Campbell;
Contents: S.I.A. St.L. (William Clark) To Mr. Isaac R Campbell. Informs recipient that the name "Christoher Antio" is not on the list of half breeds of the Fox & Sac nations whose claims have been substantiated. However someone with a similar name has reached this office. Perhaps the difference in pronouncing and writing the name is at fault here. Please transmit any further proof to this office.
Description: Copy of letters & documents. 4p.
Comments: This letter was Wm. Clark's answer to a letter written Dec. 20, 1833 from Campbell; Also included in the 4 pages, 38-41, are documents of proof concerning Christopher Antio.
Title: Letter
Date: 1834-03-04
Volume: 32 Page: 68 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): J. Brisbois, Crawford County, MI Terr. Court Clerk; Jean B. Mayrand; Joseph Rolette, J.P.;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Joseph Rolette, J.P. & Jean B. Mayrand To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark). Letter contains testimony to the parentage of Pierre Antaya, Jr. , to further the legitamcy of his claim to land, as a half breed, provided under the Treaty of 1824.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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