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Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Stephen Cooper) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1840-05-14
Volume: 8 Page: 25 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Stephen Cooper (Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Writes in regard to his own failure to convince any of the Indians in his sub agency to furnish boys for the Choctaw Academy. Blamed his failure on the influence of the Catholic religion among these people.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-06-02
Volume: 7 Page: 65 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major Jos V. Hamilton, Ind. Agt;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agt.(J.V. Hamilton). Encloses circular from the Commr. of Ind.Affs., in case your predecessor may not have furnished you with one. discusses proceeding with Omahas now here to your Agency, observing that the great town Platte has been designated its southern boundary.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1840-06-16
Volume: 8 Page: 26 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Informs Pilcher of the unpleasant comments of A. G. Boon, one of the administrators of Robert Johnson, contracted to supply Stockbridge & other Indians, regarding your order not to make requisitions on you till further advised. He stated that you had no right to issue that order and that I had more sense than to obey them.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-07-21
Volume: 7 Page: 70 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major Anth. Davis, Ind. Sub.Agt., West Port, Mo.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Sub-agt., West Port, Mo.(Anth. L. Davis). Encloses letter from Commr. Ind.Affs; please furnish a muster roll showing names, ages & tribes of the four boys referred to in your letter of 27 April last; several contacts have been made from the Dept. to this office; information called for has been delayed for want of a report from you.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-08-10
Volume: 7 Page: 75 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major R.W. Cummins, Ind. Agt., West Port, Mo.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agt., West Port Mo., (R.W.Cummins). Encloses copy of letter from the Commr. Ind. Affs., plus a copy of the treaty of 9/3/1839; asks that muster roll & other information be furnished at earliest convenience.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-09-03
Volume: 7 Page: 80 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Dr. David Lowry, Ind. Sub-agt., Prairie du Chien;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Sub-agt., Prairie du Chien(David Lowry). Discusses probable lateness of funds; Asks for copy of the invoice of goods for last year for the Winnebagoes--the $20,000 furnished under the Treaty of 1837.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-09-10
Volume: 7 Page: 84 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): S. Cooper, Ind. Sub Agt.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Sub-agt.(S. Cooper). In the license granted to G.W. Dalton, you neglected to require him to furnish an invoice of his goods or articles taken in for trade; Please do so in the future.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Sacs Fox Agency (Jno Beach) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1840-09-28
Volume: 8 Page: 34 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jno Beach (Indian Agent, Sacs Fox Agency);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Recommends not paying annuities until further measures are taken to restore harmony among the Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-10-21
Volume: 7 Page: 92 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Col. A. J. Bruce, Indian Agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agt.(A.J. Bruce). Cautions against further wasteful investment of annuities; Sends receipts to be signed and returned for $15,000.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1841-03-01
Volume: 8 Page: 38 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that the Kanzas Indians sent out a war party, and attacked and killed upward of 60 women and children and took 11 prisoners, 5 women and 6 children. Col. Kearney furnished troops and the prisoners were returned by the Kanzas.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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