United States War Department correspondence and records regarding Indian affairs and activities with Indian nations, 1798-1874.


United States. War Dept. United States War Department correspondence and records regarding Indian affairs and activities with Indian nations, 1798-1874.

United States War Department correspondence and records regarding Indian affairs and activities with Indian nations, 1798-1874.

Typed transcripts of correspondence and records of activities with Indian nations. Transcripts include information on Indian census, Indian removal, reports from Indian agencies, United States policy, trade regulations, emigration, crime, and treaties. Many of the reports are from Indian agents to commanding officers or superintendents of the Office of Indian Affairs, some correspondence giving instructions to agents. Includes an index.

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Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Clark, William, 1770-1838

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Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823

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Leeper, Mathew.

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Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902

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Ewing, George Washington, 1803-1866

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Huntington Free Library

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Pike, Albert, 1809-1891

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Crazy Horse (b. approximetly 1840-d. September 5, 1877) was a Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota in the 19th century. He took up arms against the United States government to fight against encroachment by white American settlers on Indian territory and to preserve the traditional way of life of the Lakota people. His participation in several famous battles of the American Indian Wars on the northern Great Plains, among them the Fetterman massacre in 1866, in which he acted as a deco...

Herring, E. 1777-1876.

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Townsend, E. D. 1817-1893.

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United States. Office of Indian Affairs

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

United States. War Department

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