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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Northern Agency Western Territory (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-03-31
Volume: G Page: 3 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Richd W. Cummins (Ind. Agt., Western Territory);
Recipient(s): Genl. William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Makes known his nominations, to wit: John M Owen as assist. Blacksmith for the Kanzas; Peter Duncan as Asst. Blacksmith for the Delawares (Saml. Boydston has resigned); and James Allen as miller for the Delawares.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Agreement by various tribes allowing the United States to open military roads and posts in their country.
Date: 1836-10-21
Volume: 1 Page: 262 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Delawares; Kaskaskias; Major Richard W. Cummins, U.S. agt. I.A.; Peorias; Piankeshaw; Shawnees; Weas;
Recipient(s):
Contents: Agreement by the Delaware, Shawnee, Piankeshaw, Wea, Peoria and Kaskaskia tribes to allow the U. S. govt. to open military roads and posts in their country.
Description: Copy of Document. 2 p.
Comments: Agreement dated: Northern Agency, Western Territory, October 21, 1836. Maj. Richard W. Cummins, Indian agent.
Title: Letter from Major Morgan To Indian Agent for the Delawares (R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1836-12-06
Volume: G Page: 34 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Major A. G. Morgan;
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins (Agent for the Delawares);
Contents: Morgan attempts to correct Cummins' impression that he, Morgan, was interfering with Delaware Chiefs. Morgan mentions Capt. Swannack whom (he says) told him that the chiefs wanted to go with him to Washington. Swannack also told Morgan that Gen. Clark had promised the chiefs he would enable them to settle their claims.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: (see letter from Cummins to C. A. Harris, Comm. Ind. Affs., dated 12/23/1836)
Title: Letter from Capt Nat. Koomin, Ketchum, Nonindogomina, Rockatawha, Tittongerman, (witnessed by) J. D. Blanchard & Charles Ketchum , & certified by R. W. Cummins To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-12-13
Volume: G Page: 34 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Capt Nat. Koomin; Charles Ketchum, witness; J. D. Blanchard, witness; Ketchum; Nonindogomina; R. W. Cummins (Affiant); Rockatawha; Tittongerman;
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Contains a plea to the Great Father to help them correct their error in allowing certain Delaware chiefs to travel to Washington, claiming they were rushed into the decision. They blamed Capt Swannock for their current problems and hope the Great Father will stop the group before they get away from St. Louis.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: (see letter of 12/23/1836 from Cummins to C. A. Harris, Commr. Ind. Affs. & also letter of 12/6/1836 from Major A. G. Morgan to R. W. Cummins)
Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Northern Agcy, Western Terr (R. W. Cummins) To Comm. of Ind. Affs. (C. A. Harris)
Date: 1836-12-23
Volume: G Page: 32 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Ind Agt, North Agcy, West. Terr.);
Recipient(s): C. A. Harris, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Washington City;
Contents: Letter discusses at length the plan of certain Delaware chiefs to travel to Washington, even though they have been advised that the War Dept. will not transact business with them or pay their expenses, unless they have been invited by the Dept.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark) To Indian Agent (Major R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1837-01-07
Volume: G Page: 36 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: States that comments made by Captain Swannack regarding alleged promises made by William Clark to the Delaware chiefs, and your (Cummins') part in it are entirely unfounded. The Commissioner has been so informed.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter from Cummins to C.A. Harris dated 12/23/1836. Also letter from various Indian chiefs to Major R. W. Cummins dated 12/13/1836. Also see letter from Major A. G. Morgan to Major R. W. Cummins dated 12/6/1836.
Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark) To Indian Agent (R. W. Cummins)
Date: 1837-01-10
Volume: G Page: 36 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent);
Contents: Discusses funds for Delaware teacher. Also discusses $100 in Delaware annuity. Requests Cummins to see if there is a claim for this money.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Ind. Agt (Northern Agcy, Western Terr. (R. W. Cummins) To Com. Ind. Affs., Washington (C. A. Harris)
Date: 1837-03-15
Volume: G Page: 44 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Ind. Agt., Northern Agcy, Western Terr.);
Recipient(s): C. A. Harris (Com. Ind. Affs, Washington City);
Contents: Nominates David Shahan as blacksmith for the Shawnee, Pascal Fish as Asst. Smith for the Delaware, and Charles Fish as Asst. Smith for the Kansas. States reason for high turnover is low wages ($15-$20 per month) & isolation.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Agt, Northern Agcy, Western Terr. (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-06-16
Volume: G Page: 68 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Ind Agt, Northern Agcy, Western Terr);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: This letter is a report to Clark from Cummins concerning difficulties between Major Morgan, Captain Swannock, and the Delawares, and Cummins' conference with Delaware Chiefs ordered by Clark.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.
Comments: See letter of 12/23/1836 from Cumjmins to C. A. Harris. Also letter of 12/6/1836 from Major Morgan to Cummins. Also letter of 12/13/1836 from Ketchum & other Delaware chiefs to William Clark.
Title: Letter from Ind Agt, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-10-27
Volume: G Page: 68 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Ind Agt, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: At the urging of the Delaware Indians, Cummins nominates a coloured man, Edw. Brafford as Miller.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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