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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1841-05-20
Volume: 8 Page: 39 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses two claims agains the Kanza Indians: one for $26 in favor of James Hays and one in favor of Thomas Johnson for $35. Also there is a claim by Manuel Alvares against the Delawares for $50.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L.
Date: 1841-08-23
Volume: 8 Page: 42 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): S.I.A.St.L.;
Contents: Reports the burning of the Delaware Blacksmith shop. Encloses an estimate for its replacement plus the replacement of the tools that were destroyed.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: This letter is addressed to the Supt. Ind. Affs., with no designation as to who that is.
Title: Letter from Ind. Sub. Agt., Great Nemaha (W. P. Richardson) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-01-17
Volume: 8 Page: 45 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): W. P. Richardson (Ind. Sub. Agt., Great Nemaha);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports the death and scalping of 14 Delawares by the Sioux. States he fears there will be war parties seeking retribution in the Spring. Asks if it would be proper to ask Col. Kearney for aid.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-01-29
Volume: 8 Page: 47 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Nominates Isaac Monday and Powhatan Phiper as Blacksmith and Asst. Blacksmith to the Delaware Indians. Also nominates William R. Mitchell as farmer to the Kanzas Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1842-01-31
Volume: 7 Page: 151 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major R. W. Cummins, Ind. Agt., Washington City;
Contents: S.I.A. St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt., Washington City (R. W. Cummins). As requested by you I wrote to the Comr. Ind. Aff. regarding your desire to erect a smith's shop for the Delawares; The Commr. informs that you had already received permission for this project.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1842-02-02
Volume: 7 Page: 151 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): W. P. Richardson, Ind. Sub Agt., Great Nemaha Sub Agency;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Sub Agt., Great Nemaha Sub Agency (W. P. Richardson). Expresses regret over renewing of hostilities between Delawares & Sioux; Although the Govt. has in the past threatened punishment, it would be best if you should use only persuasive means, perhaps hinting that annuities might be used for payment of any scalps taken.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-03-15
Volume: 8 Page: 49 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses cost estimate for the rebuilding and refitting of the Delaware Smithshop.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1842-05-04
Volume: 7 Page: 168 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): David Lowry, Ind. Sub. Agt., Prairie du Chien;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Sub Agt, Praire du Chien (David Lowry). Asks him to investigate the claim that a large party of Sioux and Winnebagoes attacked and killed 16 Delawares who were hunting; Encloses a letter from R. W. Cummins attesting to this.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: Index to original volume lists the date of this letter as 5/2/1842.
Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt. (R. W. Cummins).
Date: 1842-06-10
Volume: 7 Page: 177 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): R. W. Cummins, Indian Agent;
Contents: Discusses involvement of Winnebagoes in the outrage committed by the Sioux & themselves on the Delawares. Relates that Winnebagoes deny any participation.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt., (Richard W. Cummins)
Date: 1842-07-30
Volume: 7 Page: 191 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Major R. W. Cummins, Indian Agent;
Contents: Encloses receipts for $917.16 for the Delaware Amith's shop & tools, plus expenses you incurred in the transportation of annuity goods & funds.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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