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Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Indian Agent (Major Amos J. Bruce)
Date: 1844-03-06
Volume: 7 Page: 271 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Major Amos J. Bruce (Indian Agent);
Contents: Informs Bruce that the bid of Jno. Atchison of Galina has been accepted for furnishing supplies for the Sioux of St. Peters for the present year. The letter lists the supplies and the prices for each. In case Mr. Atchison backs out, you will receive notice from this office.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-03-25
Volume: 8 Page: 160 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Cummins states that three Kickapoo Chiefs have asked him to write to Harvey regarding allowing some of the Potawatomies to live among them. Further informs Harvey that 80-100 Potawatomies came from Illinois and settled with them. Asks for Harvey's consent.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Indian Sub Agent (Joshua Carpenter)
Date: 1844-04-16
Volume: 7 Page: (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Joshua Carpenter (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Letter grants him permission for a 60-day furlough.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: Letter is not in the index to the original. In the margin of the typed copy is the underlined word "Recalled".
Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Joshua Carpenter) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-05-04
Volume: 8 Page: 167 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Carpenter (Indian Sub Agent, Osage River);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Asks the Dept to furnish an iron safe for the keeping of funds and important papers. States that as it is handled at this point, the situation invites plunder and robbery.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Clerk to S.I.A.St.L. (John Haverty) To Indian Sub Agent (Col. Joshua Carpenter)
Date: 1844-06-17
Volume: 7 Page: 290 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty (Clerk to S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Col. Joshua Carpenter (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Informs Carpenter that the enclosed letter from the Comr. Ind. Affs. requires him to furnish immediately the contracts made with Tho N. Stinson and Samuel Bertrard as Asst. Blacksmiths.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Clerk to S.I.A.St.L. (John Haverty) To Indian Agent, St. Peters (Major Amos J. Bruce)
Date: 1844-06-19
Volume: 7 Page: 291 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty (Clerk to S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Major Amos J. Bruce, ( Indian Agent, St. Peters);
Contents: Encloses the contract of T. & C. Turner for the furnishing of 100 head of beef cattle. We were fortunate to get such a low price. Messrs. Turner have asked me to cautiion you, because of the flood, not to be to rigorous in enforcing the literal terms of the contract, as there could be some delay in getting the cattle to their destination.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Jos V Hamilton To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-07-05
Volume: 8 Page: 171 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. V Hamilton;
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Letter complies with a request by Harvey to enlighten him with observations while at Fort John. Discusses a group of white men, whom he calls "outlaws", who furnish liquor to the Indians. States he was able to convince the Indians that drinking liquor was not a good thing to do. Advocates the presence of an officer of the government to keep the peace in this area.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Ind. Sub Agt., Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio (Jonathan Phillips)
Date: 1844-08-02
Volume: 7 Page: 301 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Jonathan Phillips (Ind. sub Agt., Columbus, Franklin Co., Ohio;
Contents: Approves sixty day furlough due to indisposition of family with the understanding that Phillips must be back at his post with the annuities by Sept. 1.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Fort George, Upper Mo. (F. Cutting) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-09-16
Volume: 8 Page: 209 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): F. Cutting, (Fort George, Upper Mo.);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Complains about the practice of Indian Agent Drips who gave certain favors to agents of the American Fur Company while he was an Indian agent. Now complains about an Interpreter, Joseph Jewitt, who is working as interpreter for Indians, and is hired in the same capacity by the American Fur Company. Wants him replaced.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: F. Cutting was employed by the Union Fur Company.
Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Ind. Sub Agt., Fort Scott, Mo. (Joel Cruttenden)
Date: 1845-01-07
Volume: 7 Page: 324 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Joel Cruttenden (Ind. Sub. Agt., Fort Scott, Mo.);
Contents: Informs Cruttenden that the government, due to the scarcity of bread stuffs, will furnish the Osages with 5,000 bushels of corn. Authorizes Cruttenden to contract with farmers for delivery of this corn, the price not to exceed 50 cents per bushel.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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