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Miami Tribe

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Francis Godfroy correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2242
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and photocopies of correspondence primarily to Francis Godfroy, dating from 1824 to 1847. Those corresponding with Francis Godfroy include William Griffith Ewing, concerning fur trade and other business relations; Allen Hamilton, a close friend who served as executor of Francis Godfroy's last will and testament; Thomas Hamilton; Colonel Abel C. Pepper, superintendent of Indian Reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Colonel Pepper's successor; John...
Dates: 1824-1847

Jane Frazier diary

 Collection — Folder: S2988
Identifier: S2988
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed transcription of a portion of a diary with the title "Great-Grandmother of Goods and Hildebradt Tells of Her Capture and Release by Indians 2 Centuries Ago." The diary from which this 5-page typed transcription is taken was in the possession of John Good and his brothers near Lockport, a few miles west of Logansport, Indiana. The diary recounts Jane Frazier's captrue by Miami Indians, her treatment by those Indians, her adoption into the tribe, her escape...
Dates: 1755-1815, undated

Miami National Reserve maps

 Collection — Folder: S1622
Identifier: S1622
Scope and Contents This collection includes seven half sheet maps and one full size map, hand drawn in ink on vellom paper. The first half-size one is entitled "T. 21, N., R. 1 E. 2nd Mer." Each half-size map following is labeled the same except for the T. (Township) number, which progresses from 21 to 27. The full-size map is: "Township No. 27 N, Range No. 4 E 2nd Mer." On this larger map, the Wabash River is along the bottom edge with Miamisport just north of the river. The sections above Miamisport are: 3 and...
Dates: circa 1818-1840s

Native American treaties photostat collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2202
Scope and Contents There are three pieces of paper, all photostats, in this collection. Two photostats are of the treaty made with the Miami Indians at Sy. Mary's in Ohio on October 6, 1818. The third photostat is President John Quincy Adams' approval of the treaty, which is dated 1827.

There are also oversize folders containing photostats of treaties with the Wyandot, Potawatomi, Ottawa, Chippewa, Seneca, Delaware, Miami, and Shawnee peoples ranging from 1817 to 1832 (OB179) and others (OBE002).
Dates: 1817-1832, undated

Thaddeus Butler collection

 Collection
Identifier: L027
Scope and Contents This collection consists principally of Thaddeus Butler’s papers relating to his work with the Miami Indians (1880-1882). Included are his correspondence and instructions from the Office of Indian Affairs, and copies of his censuses and payment records for the Miami Indians in Indiana, Kansas, the Indian Territory (Oklahoma), and other areas. There are two oversize collections including Miami Indian payroll list, 1866 (OBC116); Eel River, Miami Indian census rolls, 1884/04/07...
Dates: 1848-1906

Travel diary

 Collection — Folder: S1525
Identifier: S1525
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a travel diary written on both sides of one sheet of paper by an unknown man from Wells County, Indiana. Dated from June 26 to July 4, 1852, the author chronicles his trip from Margaret Krewson's house in Wells County to the communities of Uniontown, Zanesville, and Roanoke and notes some of his activities following his return to the Krewson's house. His narrative mentions several people he visited, including James and Margaret Barrett, Peter Mulrine, and William...
Dates: 1852

Treaty of St. Mary's collection

 Collection — Box: L614
Identifier: L614
Scope and Contents This collection includes a treaty between the United States government, the Miami Indian tribe, and territorial leaders in St. Mary's, Ohio during October 3-6, 1818.
Dates: 1818 October