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Benjamin Hawkins letters

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-368
Abstract North Carolina planter, U.S. senator, and Indian agent. Letters concerning southern Indian affairs, 1796-1812, from Hawkins to Col. David Henley, U.S. War Dept. agent based in Knoxville; James Jackson, governor of Georgia, 1798-1801; and Harry Toulmin, a prominent Mobile resident and later federal judge in the Mississippi Territory.,Subjects include setting the boundary line between the U.S. and the Creek Nation along the Clinch River and settlers on Indian lands there (1797); horse thefts and...
Dates: 1797-1812

Oliver Wolcott letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-921
Abstract Thirteen letters, Mar. 11, 1795- Dec. 11, 1800, written by Oliver Wolcott, secretary of the treasury, to David Henley, general agent for the War Dept. in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, regarding public contracts for military and Indian supplies in what is now Tennessee.,The letters contain rules and regulations regarding the administration of contracts, as well as numerous directives regarding the choice of contractors to supply both the region and the Tellico...
Dates: 1795-1800

Silas Dinsmore papers

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-241
Abstract Correspondence, certificates, and report, 1794-1796, of Silas Dinsmoor, mainly concerning his duties as resident agent to the Cherokee.,Four letters, Mar.-Oct., 1795, to David Henley, U.S. War Dept. agent, discuss the Cherokee desire for peace with the whites and the continuing problems in that regard caused by Creek raids on white settlements and the whisky trade for stolen horses. Certificates, 1795-1796, issued by Dinsmoor (some also signed by John McKee (Indian agent) and Charles Hicks...
Dates: 1794-1796

Timothy Pickering letters

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Identifier: VAULT box-Ayer-MS-926
Abstract Correspondence, dating mainly from 1795, of the secretary of war, Timothy Pickering, primarily with David Henley, War Dept. agent in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, but also with David Campbell, William Blount, and John McNairy, regarding Indian and militia affairs in what is now Tennessee.,Much of the 1795 correspondence, including an extract of a letter to Gov. Blount and an Aug. 28, 1795, letter to Judge David Campbell, concerns the U.S. refusal to support the...
Dates: 1795-1798; Majority of material found in 1795 - 1795

William Blount Papers

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Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-74
Abstract Letters, orders and receipts written by William Blount, pertaining to his administration of Indian and military affairs in the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio, 1794-1796. Correspondence directed to David Henley (as agent of the War Department), John Pitchlynn (U.S. interpreter to the Choctaw), and several other military officers.
Dates: 1794-1796

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Manuscripts, American 4
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Cherokee Indians -- Government relations -- Sources 3
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Indians of North America -- Tennessee -- Government relations -- Sources 2
Tellico Blockhouse Site (Tenn.) -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 2
Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 2
Certificates -- Southern States -- 1751-1800 1
Cherokee Indians -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Choctaw Indians -- Government relations -- Sources 1
Correspondence -- Southern States -- 1801-1850 1
Correspondence -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- 1751-1800 1
Correspondence -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1751-1800 1
Creek Indians -- Government relations -- Sources 1
Creek Indians -- Wars -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Creek Indians -- Wars -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Defense contracts -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Indian agents -- Southern States -- Correspondence 1
Indian agents -- Southern States -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Indian agents -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Indian traders -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- Government relations -- 1789-1869 -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Indians of North America -- Wars -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Manuscripts, American -- Tennessee -- Knoxville 1
Military supplies -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Orders -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- 1751-1800 1
Public contracts -- Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Receipts -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- 1751-1800 1
Reports -- Southern States -- 1751-1800 1
Seminole Indians -- Wars -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Tennessee -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Tennessee -- Militia -- History -- 18th century -- Sources 1
Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
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Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) 4
Blount, William 2
McKee, John 2
United States. Department of the Treasury 2
United States. War Department 2