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Indian agents

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Abel C. Pepper collection

 Collection — Folder S1723
Identifier: S1723
Scope and Contents This collection contains a November 22, 1835 letter written by Indian Agent Abel C. Pepper that accompanied a treasury warrant (no. 2280) for $1,430 drawn on the State Bank of Indiana at Indianapolis. Pepper requested that the amount be paid to his credit and that a receipt of acknowledgement be returned by mail. The warrant is not part of the collection.

Abel C. Pepper letter

 Collection — Folder S3123
Identifier: S3123
Scope and Contents This collection contains a November 22, 1835 letter written by Indian Agent Abel C. Pepper that accompanied a treasury warrant (no. 2280) for $1,430 drawn on the State Bank of Indiana at Indianapolis. Pepper requested that the amount be paid to his credit and that a receipt of acknowledgement be returned by mail. The warrant is not part of the collection.

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 1824-1847. 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 A.C. Pepper, Superintendent of Indian Reservations and Indian agent; Samuel Milroy, Colonel Pepper's successor; John Forsyth;...

Hamilton family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L062
Scope and Contents This collection contains business papers, correspondence, receipts and deeds from the firm of Hamilton and Taber, including Cyrus Taber's correspondence with Allen Hamilton. Much of the correspondence regards business, various Indian treaties, railroads, politics, and the settlement of Hamilton's estate following his death in 1864. Materials date from 1788 through 1963, with the bulk of the collection dating from Allen Hamilton's career. Materials are arranged chronologically, with business...

J. B. Varnum, Indian Office letter

 Collection — Folder S1340
Identifier: S1340
Scope and Contents J. B. Varnum wrote this letter to General J. Mason, Superintendent of Indian Trade, on November 10, 1809, from Michilimackinac (Fort Mackinac) in Michigan. Mr. Varnum said that he arrived "at this place from Chicago" after traveling for eleven days. He reported on the shipment of goods which was received at that place. He was living in a house that had been unoccupied for two years. Mr. Varnum wrote: "I found it to be so old and so very much out of repair that I have not thought proper to issue...

John Johnston letter

 Collection — Folder S3011
Identifier: S3011
Scope and Contents The collection contains a Photostat copy of an October 1, 1810 letter acknowledging receipt of merchandise from John Johnston, Indian Agent.

John Tipton collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L160
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly internal...

Madison County Indian murders statement of expenditures

 Collection — Folder OB022
Identifier: OB022
Scope and Contents This collection includes a December 21, 1824 statement of expenditures written and signed by Indian Agent John Johnston regarding the costs "arising out of the murder of nine friendly Indians in Madison County Indiana by sundry Citizens of the United States in March 1823." This opening statement on the document uses the incorrect date of 1823 instead of 1824. The document is an itemization of a number of different expenses, including the coroner's inquest fees; the cost of guarding the...

Potawatomi Indians collection

 Collection — Folder S1561
Identifier: 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...