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Dates: From 1808 to 1884
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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-12-27
Volume: 4 Page: 326 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): E. Herring, Esqr. Ind. Department;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Affs., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To E. Herring, Esqr., Ind. Department. Encloses Genl Hughes letter of the 18th about traders selling whiskey to the Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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: 1832-02-02
Volume: 4 Page: 335 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Elbert Herring Esqr., Indn. Dept.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Affs., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Elbert Herring Esqr., Indn. Dept. Encloses a letter of Mr. Bean; also letter of sub agent for Kansas nation to an Indian trader; the trader has since moved to his designated place.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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 from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (Jno Daugherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-11-06
Volume: G Page: 30 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Daugherty (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Sends duplicate abstracts & estimates, lists of persons employed between October, 1835 and October 1836, trade licenses, and census of Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (Jno Daugherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-03-02
Volume: G Page: 42 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Daugherty (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Daugherty reports contents of letter from Joseph Robidoux (trader at Blacksnake Hills) including fights, murders, and "drunken frolics." Warns Clark that Keokuk, the Sac Chief, is making war plans against the Sioux. Asks for troops to quell the drunkeness and to stabilize the northern and western frontier.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Upper Missouri (Wm. Fulkerson) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-03-01
Volume: G Page: 102 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): William Fulkerson (Indian Sub Agent, Upper Mo.);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Announces the resignation of his post due to remoteness & difficult access, plus inadequate salary. Also mentions fear that smallpox may render the necessity for agencies in the area inexpedient. Also describes the increased power of traders over the Indian agent.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-03-28
Volume: G Page: 104 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Relates that he has granted a license to Francis Choteau to trade with the Kickapoos, Kansas, Delawares, and Shawnee Indians, and has accepted his bond.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from (New Hope Establishment, St. Peters) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-04-23
Volume: G Page: 126 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s):
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Describes a most wanton murder comitted by a Yankton Sioux upon a licensed Indian Trader, Louis Proviencalle. He was licensed to trade upon the Cheyenne River.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: No author is given for this letter. The letter itself is marked with circular scribbles, perhaps indicating that it had been started in the wrong book.
Title: Letter from Charles Bent, Trader To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-04-25
Volume: G Page: 105 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Charles Bent (Trader);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Says the Indians of the Platte & Arkansas Rivers are very interested in acquiring flags & medals of the U. S. Government.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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