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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: 1831-12-31
Volume: 6 Page: 410 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Miller, Governor of Missouri;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Missouri Governor (John Miller) City of Jefferson To Genl. Wm. Clark. Reports some 70 or 80 Shawnees and Delawares have come into state with intention of staying and hunting through winter; has sent Col. James Williams to order them out, because of complaints by citizens of thefts by Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-01-14
Volume: 6 Page: 411 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Recipient(s): Mjr. R. W. Cummins, Ind. Agt.;
Contents: William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis To Mjr. R. W. Cummins, Ind. Agt. Concerning request of F. Chouteau for license to trade with the Weas, Peorias, & Piankeshaws at their villages. Is opposed unless agent feels no evil will result either to govt or to the Indians; wants more information on trading location proposed; matter of choice of Delaware chief is up to Delawares.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-02-17
Volume: 6 Page: 428 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): A. S. Hughes;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: A. S. Hughes To Genl. Wm. Clark. Wants to know what is to be done by govt. to redress Indian grievances and prevent them from war.
Description: Copy of letter. 4p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-03-01
Volume: 6 Page: 435 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Felix St. Vrain;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Felix St. Vrain To Genl. Wm. Clark. Murder of Fox Indian by Sioux & Menominees reported; hopes to prevent Indian war; asks about right to cut wood for agency use, on govt. lands.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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: 1832-05-18
Volume: 4 Page: 365 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Secy. of War;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon. Secy. of War. Will forward Mr. Robb's letter to Govr. Reynolds, as requested; Major Stillman's detachment of militia attacked by Indians at Dixon's ferry with reported loss of 52 men; Genl. Whitesides with 1500 volunteers is now at Dixon's ferry; Black Hawk has large force.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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