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Miami Indians

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Miami County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S2546
Identifier: S2546
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of a variety of documents related to the history of Miami County, Indiana, including a January 1, 1833 letter certifying the purchase by Joseph B. Richardville, Jr. of “buildings erected for the use of the Commissioners at the late treaty held with the Miamies [sic] at the Forks of the Wabash in September 1832” and signed by Special Commissary Anthony L. Davis; receipts regarding the purchase of whisky and other items from Benbridge & Foster (June...
Dates: 1833-1925

Miami Indians annuity payrolls

 Collection — Folder OBC208
Identifier: OBC208
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies of payrolls that recorded the distribution of annuity payments to the Miami Indians who were "residing East of the Mississippi" for the years 1859 and 1860. The payrolls also include separate distribution lists for the Eel River tribe members who received payments.
Dates: 1859-1860

Miami Indians census

 Collection — Folder S2742
Identifier: 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,...
Dates: 1842/10/22

Miami Indians collection

 Collection — Folder OB180
Identifier: OB180
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat copies of handwritten lists of English to Miami vocabulary words copied from the originals that were in the possession of Mrs. Charles A. Stockbridge of Fort Wayne, Indiana (undated) and a copy of an October 29, 1936 letter written by Amos W. Butler that supplies a brief description of the Stockbridge family. The collection also includes photostats of a "List of Persons agreed upon as Miami Indians of whole or part blood, (by the parties from the Indian...
Dates: circa 1850, 1936, undated

Miami Indians emigration correspondence

 Collection — Folder S2741
Identifier: S2741
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat documents from Department of the Interior in Indiana Territory in 1846 regarding Jean B. LaGruness of Michilimackinac trade arrangement with the Winnebago Nation of Indians and records of emigrant Miami Indians.
Dates: 1846/10/14

Miami Indians Tribe rations

 Collection — Folder S2587
Identifier: S2587
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photostat copy of a "memorandum book" which listed the amounts of rations issued to the Miami at the fork of the Wabash River in Huntington County, Indiana, November 16, 1840.
Dates: circa 1933

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 from 1814 to 1818...
Dates: 1814-1832, undated

Office of Indian Affairs collection

Identifier: L443
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...
Dates: 1815-1821

Otho Winger "The White Rose of the Miamis" pageant

 Collection — Folder S2334
Identifier: S2334
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original typed manuscript from Otho Winger of Manchester College, Indiana, dated October 19, 1937, regarding his pageant, "The White Rose of the Miamis, A Pageant Portraying the Remarkable Life of Frances Slocum." The collection also includes a letter to Christopher B. Coleman, director of the Indiana Historical Bureau, signed by Otho Winger, October 19, 1937, and an original playbill pamphlet of "The White Rose of the Miamis", dated September 17, 1937.
Dates: 1937

Peter Cornstalk papers

 Collection — Folder S299
Identifier: S0299
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed document regarding Chief Peter Cornstalk of Roachdale, Indiana.
Dates: 1936