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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Upper Missouri (Joshua Pilcher) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-07-18
Volume: G Page: 129 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher (Indian Agent, Upper Missouri);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Pilcher writes in response to rumors mentioned in Clark's letter & enclosure. Says he has never heard of "Horned Dog," allegedly among the Yancton Sioux. The Sioux are widely scattered now and the rumors cannot be investigated till Autumn.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-04-04
Volume: 7 Page: 1 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher S.I.A., St. Louis;
Recipient(s): F. E. Choteau, Esq., Special Agent;
Contents: S.I.A. St. L (Joshua Pilcher) To Spec. Agent (F.E. Chouteau) Invoices to annuity goods will be sent for the present year for the Yankton & Santie bands of Sioux. Deliver to Indians with least possible delay and take receipts for same.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-05-28
Volume: 7 Page: 14 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher S.I.A., St. Louis;
Recipient(s): Major L. Taliaferro, Indn. Agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (Joshua Pilcher) To Indn. Agent (L. Taliaferro). Provisions for the Sioux will be shipped to you this evening.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-07-11
Volume: 7 Page: 23 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major L. Taliaferro, Indian Agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agent (L. Taliaferro). By the steamboat Malta you will receive 46 packages of Indian goods for the Sioux; please take charge of them and return to me the signed duplicate recipts.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-09-03
Volume: 7 Page: 79 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major Amos J Bruce, Ind. Agt., Fort Snelling;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agt., Fort Snelling(A.J. Bruce). Asks for copy of invoice of goods sent by the Dept. last year for Sioux--the $10,000 worth of goods under Treaty of 1837. This can be found in the files left by Major Taliaferro.
Description: Copy of letter

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
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
Date: 1842-04-02
Volume: 7 Page: 162 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Amos J. Bruce, Ind. Agt., Fort Snelling;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind Agt, Fort Snelling (Amos J Bruce). Information indicates there will be no corn needed by the Sioux within your Agency and that lard would be preferred to tallow. Please inform as to the wants of the Indians on this subject.
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
Date: 1842-05-19
Volume: 7 Page: 173 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Amos J. Bruce, Indian Agent, Prairie du Chien;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt., (Amos J. Bruce). Contract for the delivery of part of the Sioux annuity for the year has been let; the Commr. Ind. Affs. has informed me that certain provisions not needed by the Army will be used for the Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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