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Title: Letter
Date: 1832-04-10
Volume: 4 Page: 347 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): E. Herring, Esq., Ind. Dept.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Affs., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To E. Herring, Esq., Ind. Dept. Sends letters of Mr. St. Vrain; it appears Sacs do intend to return to old village on Rock River; many already on east side of Mississippi; Genl Atkinson's party possibly large enough to compel removal.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-04-20
Volume: 4 Page: 356 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sec. War;
Contents: U.S.Supt.Ind.Affs.,St. Louis(Wm.Clark)To Hon. Sec. War. Letters of agent St. Vrain and Genl Atkinson indicate a considerable military force will be needed to effect removal of hostile Sacs & Foxes from east side of Mississippi and to secure Menominee murderers; Black Hawk's party and other half breed tribes are at Prophet's Village on Rock River; recommends severe punishment; is informed Gov. Reynolds is embodying a large militia force.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-04-24
Volume: 4 Page: 355 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Secy of War;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Affs., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon. Secy of War. Encloses letter of mr. St. Vrain which says Sacs & Foxes have surrendered some of the Menominee murderers; Black Hawk is to be directed to move himself and people west of the Mississippi; Genl Atkinson's letter confirms St. Vrains information.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-05-30
Volume: 4 Page: 372 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Lewis Cass, Secy of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To His Excelly. Lewis Cass, Secy of War. Sends letter of Geo. Davenport (Rock Island Indian trader), noting killing of Mr. St. Vrain, Sac & Fox agent, and others, by Black Hawk's band;notes plight of friendly Sacs and Foxes; has appointed Mr. Pilcher, temporarily, as their agent; has sent own son Lewis with instructions to Genl. Atkinson; hears settlers giving way on Mississippi; Govr. Miller ordered 1000 men; enemy force 1500; Genl. Atkinson's force 1300.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-06-08
Volume: 4 Page: 376 (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. Is gratified at determination of the government to quell Indian outrages; thinks war of extermination should be waged against the enemy; M St. Vrain's remains not yet found; 2-300 Sioux & Menominee warriors to join Gen. Atkinson and seek vengeance against Black Hawk; discusses frontier situation,ransom of two women prisoners, Sac killing of blacksmith & others at Rock River; frontier settlements of Illinois breaking up.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-07-18
Volume: 4 Page: 391 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): E. Herring, Esq., Ind. Dept.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To E. Herring, Esq., Ind. Dept. Concerning corn received by the late agent Mr. St. Vrain from Lt. Morris of the army.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1833-12-21
Volume: 32 Page: 81 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): Charles St. Vrain, deposer; Daniel Hough, J.P., St. Louis County, Mo.;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Daniel Hough, J.P. St. Louis County, Mo., & Charles St. Vrain, deposer To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark). Letter contains deposition testifying to the half breed status of Betsy Farrar who was born before the Treaty of 1824. Desires for Betsy's right to land be transferred to her full sister, Margaret, who was born after 1824.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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 Indian Agent, Fort Pierre (Andrew Drips) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-01-02
Volume: 8 Page: 91 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Andrew Drips (Ind Agt., Fort Pierre);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses liquor traffic, and his job in preventing it. So far he states he has not been able to find any. Advocates a tour next summer of the various posts touched by Bent & St. Vrain, accompanied by 30 Dragoons.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: Drips was appointed to Fort Pierre in Oct. of 1842, expressly to work on the liquor problem.
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