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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, St. Peters (Law Taliaferro) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-06-14
Volume: G Page: 14 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Law. Taliaferro (Indian Agent, St. Peters);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: States that the Sioux Indians accused of hostilities against the Chippeways have been delivered up for trial by the Sioux tribe. Due to the threat of smallpox, none of their accusers made an appearance. The Sioux have been released, with the understanding that they will be delivered up at a later date.
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 Indian Sub Agent, Mandan Sub Agcy. (Wm. Fulkerson) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-06-30
Volume: G Page: 15 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): William Fulkerson (Ind Sub Agt., Mandan Sub agcy);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Fulkerson reports "treacherous, cold-blooded...unparalleled" murder of E. Premeau by the Yancton band of Sioux last winter, and their own "melancholy" defeat by the Gros Ventres and Mandan tribes. Fulkerson states his belief that the whole band of Yancton Sioux deserve punishment, unless the murderer is delivered up.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: See letter of 6/14/1836 from Law. Taliaferro to William Clark.
Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (John Daugherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-07-26
Volume: G Page: 23 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): John Daugherty, Indian Agent (Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Describes to Clark the capture by a group of Missouri Sacs of four Yancton Sioux, two squaws & two young boys. Further describes his involvement, along with 28 Dragoons from Fort Leavenworth in recovering the four and plans to send them back to their people on the Vermillion. Also says he spent $31.75 on clothing for the captives.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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.

Title: Letter from Iaton (Otoe Chf), Hah.chi.gi.sug.a. (Mo. Chf.), Big Elk (Omahaw Chf.), Little Dish (Yankton Chf.) wit. by Jos. V. Hamilton To S.I.A.St.L. (Genl. William Clark)
Date: 1836-10-15
Volume: G Page: 27 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Big Elk (Omahaw Chief); Hah.chi.gi.sug.a. (Missouria Chief); Iaton (Otoe Chief); Joseph V. Hamilton (witness to signatures); Little Dish (Yankton Sioux Chief);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Implores the President of the United States, through Clark, to survey lands intended for settlement by half breed Indians of the Otoes, Missouria, Omahaw, and Yankton Sioux tribes. Half breeds are reluctant to make improvements before this takes place.
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: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (Jno Daugherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-03-02
Volume: G Page: 42 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Daugherty (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Daugherty reports contents of letter from Joseph Robidoux (trader at Blacksnake Hills) including fights, murders, and "drunken frolics." Warns Clark that Keokuk, the Sac Chief, is making war plans against the Sioux. Asks for troops to quell the drunkeness and to stabilize the northern and western frontier.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Ind Agt, Sioux Agcy, Upper Mo. (Joshua Pilcher) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-06-10
Volume: G Page: 86 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher (Ind Agt, Sioux Agcy, Upper Mo.);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses requisitions & receipts for the first quarter. Discusses high success of farmer hired to prepare ground. Cautions that smallpox has broken out & warnings have been sent to all tribes in the Sioux Agency.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent near Ft. Leavenworth (Edwin James) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-06-27
Volume: G Page: 47 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Edwin James (Indian Sub Agent near Ft. Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: James states that the Potawatomies being removed from the "Platte Purchase" to their new location are in need of, and are entitled to subsistence for the period of one year from the time they arrive. Speaks about the Indians bartering their horses & supplies for whiskey. Discusses the Sioux threat to carry on war with the Pottawatomies when they arrive in their new lands; asks for govt. protection for these Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

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