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Title: Letter from Principal Chief, Pottawatomies (Topinabee) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-01-18
Volume: 8 Page: 158 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): J. Lykins (Witness); Topinabee (Principal Chief, Pottawatomies);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Writes in reference to a treaty granting him a section of land in Indiana, which is about to be sold for taxes. Asks for a patent for this land, or its value of $800.
Description: Copy of letter 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-08-01
Volume: 8 Page: 176 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that the Sioux surrounded and killed 16 Delawares and badly wounded 1 Pottawatomie who were hunting on neutral ground between the Missouri & the Mississippi Rivers. This report is made at the request of the Delawares, who believe the government should strive to make the Sioux behave.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p

Title: Copy of Document from Late Indian Sub Agent (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey), & Ann S Cleghorn.
Date: 1845-05-25
Volume: 8 Page: 226 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Anthony L Davis (Late Indian Sub Agent);
Recipient(s): Ann S. Cleghorn; Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Davis certifies that the Pottawatomie Indians did hire the oxen of Ann S. Cleghorn for the sum of $38.00 to haul rails.
Description: Copy of Document. 1p.

Title: Copy of Document from Ind Sub Agent (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey), Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington, & W. W. Cleghorn.
Date: 1845-05-25
Volume: 8 Page: 226 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Anthony L Davis (Indian Sub Agent);
Recipient(s): Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington (forwarded); Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.); W. W. Cleghorn;
Contents: Certifies that the Pottawatomie Indians hired the use of oxen belonging to W. W. Cleghorn to haul rails. The cost was $21.50.
Description: Copy of document. 2p.

Title: Letter from S. I. St. Louis University (J. Alan Devilde) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1846-01-08
Volume: 8 Page: 265 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Alan J Devilde (S.I., St. Louis University);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: States that the $300, allowed to teachers of the male school among the Pottawatomie of Sugar Creek are due for last year. Expresses the opinion that it seems that he has to write about this every year, and that payment is sent with reluctance.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Comr Ind Affairs, Washington (W. Medill)
Date: 1847-11-22
Volume: 9 Page: 8 (Microfilm reel MS-96)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Hon. W. Medill (Comr. Ind. Affairs, Washington);
Contents: Sends letter received from Sub agent Vaughan regarding a muster roll & a claim in favor of A. A. Bertrand, a Pottawatomie Indian, for emigration expenses.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Comr Ind Affairs, Washington (W. Medill)
Date: 1847-11-22
Volume: 9 Page: 8 (Microfilm reel MS-96)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Hon. W. Medill (Comr. Ind. Affairs, Washington);
Contents: Encloses letter from Major Cummins reporting his visit to the new country of the Pottawatomies, or Kanzas. Vouches for the helpfulness of Joseph Lafromboise, Perrh Leclur, and Half A Day, three chiefs who encouraged their people to emigrate.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington (W. Medill)
Date: 1848-02-24
Volume: 9 Page: 51 (Microfilm reel MS-96)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): W. Medill (Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Discusses the practice by Sub Agent Vaughan of making more frequent than necessary issues to the Pottawatomies. Expresses the opinion that they do not comply with general practice.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington (W. Medill)
Date: 1848-02-25
Volume: 9 Page: 51 (Microfilm reel MS-96)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): W. Medill (Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Suggests the possibility that the Miami Blacksmith use the doors, windows & floors of the house lately occupied by the Sub Agent in the country lately occupied by the Pottawatomie on the Osage.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington (W. Medill)
Date: 1848-03-11
Volume: 9 Page: 60 (Microfilm reel MS-96)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L);
Recipient(s): W. Medill (Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Changes his recommendation that the Kanzas Indians be attached to the Osage River Agency. Due to their closer proximity to the Pottawatomies , an agency or sub-agency should be established for the Pottawatomies, and the Kanzas be attached to it.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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