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Indians of North America -- Treaties

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Barton Griffith papers

 Collection — Folder S2183
Identifier: S2183
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of original letters written between 1821 and 1832, along with their typed transcripts, from members of the Griffith Family in Indiana to each other and to relatives in Pennsylvania, concerning family matters, daily life and settling in Indiana, unrest between Native Americans and white pioneers, trade, national politics including discussion of John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, and Andrew Jackson. All of the correspondents were probably Quakers, based on their...

"Chief Charlie of the Eel River Tribe" draft

 Collection — Folder S2727
Identifier: S2727
Scope and Contents This collection includes one historical record from Otis O. Bryan Ringo in Muncie, Indiana from 1938 regarding the Eel River Tribe.

Disturbance at the Potawatomi payment at Chippewanaung, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S3072
Identifier: S3072
Scope and Contents This collection contains handwritten copies made by H. Parke of Mount Vernon, Indiana of correspondence relating to the disturbance that occurred at the annuity payment to the Potawatomi at Chippewanaung, Fulton County, Indiana. Correspondence from September 24 and 25, 1836 includes messages sent by Col. Abel C. Pepper, George W. Ewing, and Spier S. Tipton. The collection also contains copies of the muster rolls and schedule of accounts for the Logansport Guard, the Logansport Dragoons, and the...

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...

George Knight Hester collection

 Collection — Folder S2185
Identifier: S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorodo, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...

Miami and Eel River Indians annuity payrolls

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OBC066
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostat copies of documents from the National Archives regarding annuity payments received by the Eel River Indians (1889), the Western Miami living in Kansas (1891), and the Indiana Miami (1895). The collection also includes a photostat copy of a payroll for individuals who were originally excluded, but later added to the tribal rolls in response to the June 12, 1858 appropriation act (1859).

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.

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...

Miscellaneous autographs collection

 Collection — Folder S1485
Identifier: S1485
Scope and Contents This collection contains items with autographs of well-known Hoosiers and other influential individuals compiled by the Indiana State Library during late 19th and early 20th centuries. Names in the collection include Louis Ludlow, Thomas H. Benton, J.K. Lilly, Arthur B. Ayres and Ferdinand Foch.

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...