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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-19
Volume: 6 Page: 378 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Pilcher, Joshua, 1790-1843 To Genl. Wm. Clark. Sends report on fur trade as requested; explains delay in so doing.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p. (report, 8 pages)
Comments: Report includes tables showing number of persons killed while engaged in fur trade in Upper Mo. area, in Rocky Mountain area, on waters of Columbia & Colorado Rivers, and in inland trade to Mexico from 1819 to 1831. Publ. in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 46-48) but does not include the tables.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-28
Volume: 4 Page: 308 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sctry. of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark)To Hon. Sctry of War. Encloses reports of Mr. Pilcher, Major Reily and Mr. St. Vrain on the fur trade and inland trade to Mexico; a statement on trade sites; a statement of showing price of good to Sacs & Foxes, and prices in St. Louis.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-12-03
Volume: 4 Page: 305 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Elbert Herring;
Contents: U.S. Supt. of Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Elbert Herring. Concerning the abuse by traders of the licence to take whiskey into the Indian Country; Mr. Pilcher and Mr. Dougherty both verify such abuses; feels total prohibition of liquor only solution and explains his views.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-05-15
Volume: 4 Page: 364 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Secy. War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon. Secy. War. Sends a letter of Major Pilcher with copies and extracts from Major Bean, Mr. Sanford, and Major Morgan concerning charges against Major Dougherty.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-05-30
Volume: 4 Page: 372 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Lewis Cass, Secy of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To His Excelly. Lewis Cass, Secy of War. Sends letter of Geo. Davenport (Rock Island Indian trader), noting killing of Mr. St. Vrain, Sac & Fox agent, and others, by Black Hawk's band;notes plight of friendly Sacs and Foxes; has appointed Mr. Pilcher, temporarily, as their agent; has sent own son Lewis with instructions to Genl. Atkinson; hears settlers giving way on Mississippi; Govr. Miller ordered 1000 men; enemy force 1500; Genl. Atkinson's force 1300.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-06-30
Volume: 4 Page: 383 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secy of War;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To the Hon. Lewis Cass, Secy of War. Major Pilcher's letter tells of Indian attack on two outposts; has report Henry Gratiot, Winnebago sub agent, on Indian hostilities; the Miss Halls, ransomed through aid of the Winnebagoes, are now in care of ladies of Clark's family.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1832-07-16
Volume: 4 Page: 387 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): E. Herring, Esq., Ind. Dept.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To E. Herring, Esq., Ind. Dept., W. City. Sends report of Mr. Pilcher, acting agent for Sacs & Foxes.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Sioux Sub Agency (Joshua Pilcher) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-06-15
Volume: G Page: 16 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher (Ind Sub Agt, Sioux Sub Agcy.);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Pilcher nominates Pierre Premeau as interpreter for the small tribe of Punca Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Agt (Jno Daugherty) & Sub Agt., Belle Vue, Upper Mo. (Joshua Pilcher) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-10-15
Volume: G Page: 26 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): John Daugherty (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth); Joshua Pilcher (Indian Sub Agent, Belle vue);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports the agreement on the part of the Otoes, Missourias, Omahaws, Yancton & Santee Sioux, to relinquish to the United States all the land between the state of Missouri & the Missouri River. Presents to these tribes amounted to $4520.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Articles of a convention signed at Bellvue, upper Missouri between Ind. Agts. and various Indian tribes
Date: 1836-10-15
Volume: 1 Page: 258 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): John Dougherty, U.S. agt. I.A.; Joshua Pilcher, U.S. sub agt. I.A.; Missourias; Omahaws; Otoes; Santee Sioux; Yacton Sioux;
Recipient(s):
Contents: Articles of a convention entered into & signed concluded at Bellvue, upper Missouri . . . by and between John Dougherty, U.S. agt. for Indian Affairs and Joshua Pilcher, U.S. Indian sub agent, being specially authorized therefor; and the chiefs, braves, head men etc. of the Otoes, Missourias, Omahaws, and Yancton and Santee bands of Sioux duly authorized by their respective tribes.
Description: Copy of document. 4 p.

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