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Title: Letter
Date: 1836-03-30
Volume: 32 Page: 79 (Microfilm reel MS-99)
Author(s): William Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): B. Mills, Galena;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark) To B. Mills, Galena. States belief that Margaret Farrar has proven her status as a half breed; further states that a share of the land is in doubt due to the fact that she was born after the Treaty of 1824. Further states that the question of her inheriting her deceased sister's share is also in doubt.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Northern Agency (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-06-07
Volume: G Page: 13 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Northern Agency);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Describes alleged depredations by Osages upon Piankishawn Indians. Osages pass through their village on the way to buy whiskey and always steal horses. Also mentions alleged "war dance" by the Kickapoos. Cummins spoke with Chief Patsache who denied that the dance was a war dance. Cummins further expresses support for this chief, who has never lied to him.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, St. Peters (Law. Taliaferro) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-06-14
Volume: G Page: 15 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Law. Taliaferro (Indian Agent, St. Peters);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that Wahnatah, a Yancton Chief, has accused the Gros Ventres & Mandans of murdering 70-80 Yanctons last spring. He further reports that there remains 40 to 50 prisoners, and asks that you take measures to have them returned.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (John Daugherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-07-26
Volume: G Page: 23 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): John Daugherty, Indian Agent (Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Describes to Clark the capture by a group of Missouri Sacs of four Yancton Sioux, two squaws & two young boys. Further describes his involvement, along with 28 Dragoons from Fort Leavenworth in recovering the four and plans to send them back to their people on the Vermillion. Also says he spent $31.75 on clothing for the captives.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Westport (A. L. Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-08-01
Volume: G Page: 55 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): A. L. Davis (Ind. Sub Agt, Westport);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports making contracts for furnishing emigrating Potawatomies subsistence. Encloses duplicates of the contracts.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind. Sub. Agt., Council Bluffs (E. James) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-09-25
Volume: G Page: 63 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): E. James (Ind. Sub. Agt., Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Expresses fear that bloodshed will occur if Potawatomies are not supplied with necessary agricultural assistance. States that they believe it is due them under the Treaty of Chicago. Further states that Missouri & Otoe tribes have never ceded the land designated for the Potawatomies and will hunt on it.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Supt Chicago Emigration (Lewis H Sands) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-10-28
Volume: G Page: 68 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Lewis H Sands (Supt Chicago Emigration);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Agrees to furnish transportation for about 200 Indians to the Osage River where they are to locate.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (John Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-31
Volume: G Page: 125 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that the Indians who made threats concerning the boat belonging to the American Fur Co. reside far above the tribes of Dougherty's agency. Also mentions he has heard Caldwell talk many times about the government's promise to the Pottawatomies for a military post; they appear quite pleased about it.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Upper Missouri (Joshua Pilcher) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-07-01
Volume: G Page: 127 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, Indian Agent (Upper Mo. Agcy);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports the hiring of Zephyr Rencontre & Pierre Primeau as interpreters for the Upper Missouri Agency and the employment of Antoine Chernie & James Hayes as Blacksmith & Striker. Reports selection of a spot further south, near the Vermilion River, where all buildings will be completed this month.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To Com. Ind. Affs., Washington (C. A. Harris)
Date: 1838-09-28
Volume: G Page: 136 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): C. A. Harris (Com. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Informs Harris that the council to be held among the Cherokees (which Harris wanted an agent to attend) was held Sept. 11, 1838 and is probably over by now. Informs further that Shawnees, Delawares, & Kickapoos refused to attend.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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