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Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-26
Volume: G Page: 118 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses blaim by Sacs & Ioways for $900. Talks about the $138.69 charge agains these tribes when the boat they had borrowed sank. Subsequently they raised & repaired it, and feel that this claim should not be paid by them. Gen. Hughes concurs with this position.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (John Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-29
Volume: G Page: 115 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Presses for approval of nominations for Smith, Striker, & Farmer to the Potowatoamy. Advocates only repair to sub agent's quarters at Bellvue, until final location of Potowatamy is determined. Sends a copy of treaty made with Otoes, Omahaws, & Ioways.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-30
Volume: G Page: 119 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses reticence of a group of about 40 chiefless Ioways who are being advised by 1 or 2 white men to hold out for more money for their land. Mentions "Mr." Hughes. Dougherty accuses these white men of dickering for a share of the profits of the sale . Dougherty advocates, if there is an increase in the price, that it be in the form of presents (already in storage) at the time the treaty is signed.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-31
Volume: G Page: 124 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Recommends, at the request of the Ioways, the appointment of Mr. Aurey Ballard as school teacher. Also nominates Francis Brishnell as Striker.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-31
Volume: G Page: 121 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports on progress in plowing ground and fencing of land in the Bellvue Sub Agency. Mentions various needs & wants of the Ioways & Sacs.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-06-27
Volume: G Page: 127 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses possible wrongs done to the Ioways, Sacs & Foxes in the purchase by Wm. Owens & Bela Hughes of 3 months of those tribes' rations. States he will investigate and will also check on the group of Ioways who refused to cross the river to new lands.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter from Jno Dougherty to William Clark dated 6/30/1838.
Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To Clerk & Acting S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1838-12-29
Volume: G Page: 145 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire ( Clerk & Acting S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Says the mills being built for the Ioway & Missouri Sacs are almost completed. Suggests hiring two good white men to operate them, as the Indians are unacquainted with mills.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To Clerk & Acting S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1839-01-08
Volume: G Page: 148 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk & Actng S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that while he was returning from the Upper Country, he found that the old Iowa sub agency buildings were occupied by several families who had also planted & harvested fields belonging to the government. Says he was told the Gen. Hughes had given his permission. Suggests selling the buildings and land.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To Acting S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1839-01-25
Volume: G Page: 150 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk & Actng S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Nominates James Andreth as Striker for the Ioway blacksmith & Peter Bonihoneir as Interpreter for the Missouri Foxes & Sacs. Corrects error in previous letter regarding the Assistant blacksmith for the same tribe. The man appointed was Samuel M Gilmore rather than Benjamin Catlet.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Geo H Grosman & J. W. Walsh To Acting S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1839-02-04
Volume: G Page: 149 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Geo H Grosman; J. W. Walsh;
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk & Actng S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses letter from Ed Johnson requesting papers pertining to land granted to half breeds of the Sac & Fox tribes between the Des Moines & Mississippi River in the Iowa Territory.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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