Indians of North America -- Government relations
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
American Fur Company collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains a listing and description of items regarding the American Fur Company papers held at the New York Historical Society. Each item is listed chronologically and contains a brief description. Invoices and other non-correspondence are listed separately. Also included in the collection is an index and photo static copies of correspondence and letter book entries. Subjects discussed in the correspondence include Indian policies, travel, politics, education, religion,...
Indiana Historical Bureau correspondence and papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Theis collection includes correspondence written to Dorothy Riker in 1949, containing information to include in a historical almanac of industries and manufacturers to be published by the Indiana Historical Bureau. There are also photostats and typed translations from the U.S. National Archives on Indian affairs in the Northwest Territory ranging from 1785 to 1786, including a deposition from William Doleman regarding contact of the British with Native Americans, a letter from Richard Butler...
Dates: 1785-1786, 1949
Office of Indian Affairs collection
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...