United States. Office of Indian Affairs
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S1820
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of correspondence, treaty proceedings, and speeches related to the activities of Indian agent John Hays that were obtained by the Indiana State Library from the National Archives. The first two folders contain correspondence dated from September 15, 1819 to November 13, 1821 that covers the transfer of the Fort Wayne post from William Turner to Hays. Much of the correspondence is among Indiana agents Turner, Hays, John Johnston and B.F. (Benjamin...
Collection — Folder: S2742
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of payment distributions regarding an annuity established under the 1840 and 1854 treaties with the Miami Indians east of the Mississippi River. The lists were kept by John A. Graham, special agent, and have columns for the names of Miami Indians and guardians receiving a per capita share of the established annuity in gold or silver currency; his or her age; sex of recipient; amount of share; amount of payments; marks or signatures; signatures of witnesses,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of letters copied from the records of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs and the Office of Indian Trade housed at the National Archives. Ranging from 1815 to 1821, the bulk of the collection is correspondence sent and received by Michigan territorial governor, Lewis Cass, regarding the Michigan superintendency. Major issues discussed are the licensing of British subjects for trade with the Indians, the distribution of annuities established by Indian treaties...
Collection — Folder: S1561
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of letters, land registers and other documents from Indian agents in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions and three commissioners of Indian Affairs, Carey A Harris (1836-1838) and Thomas Hartley Crawford (1838-1845) and Luke Lea (1850-1853) of the Office of Indian Affairs in Indiana, Washington, D.C., and other places in the Midwest ranging from 1835 to 1852. The documents concern the situation and locations of the Potawatomi people and their lands in...
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...