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Dates: From 1808 to 1884
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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 Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-06-14
Volume: 8 Page: 58 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses meeting of himself and Capt. Berguin of the Dragoons with the Pottawatomie Indians, regarding their fear of the Sioux. Also discussed was the bad effect of buying and drinking liquor.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indn Agent, St. Peters (Amos J. Bruce)
Date: 1842-11-12
Volume: 7 Page: 207 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Amos J Bruce, Indian Agent, St. Peters;
Contents: Have recd. instructions from Comr. Ind. Affs. to furnish you under "presents to Indians" $2,500 worth of goods for the Sioux Indians of the Lacque Parle and vicinity. Details of goods provided are listed in the letter plus their individual cost.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Jno. B. Luce) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-12-01
Volume: 8 Page: 86 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jno. B Luce (Ind Sub Agt., Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Mentions a group of about 200 Ioways who never have agreed to emigration and are living on Pottawatomie land, originally at their invitation, in return for fighting with them against the Sioux. Now the Pottawatomie are complaining about them. Advocates moving them among the Ottoes, along with a lot of presents and diplomacy.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt. (Major Amos J. Bruce)
Date: 1842-12-19
Volume: 7 Page: 215 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Amos J. Bruce, Indian Agent;
Contents: States the Comr. Ind. Affs. office failed to include the cost of packing boxes containing the Sioux guns, that this amount was $99; Encloses invoices to cover this amount.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Council Bluffs (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-07-01
Volume: 8 Page: 113 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Asks what help can be given to the Omaha tribe who have lost 37 lives to the Sioux during the past year. States the Sioux seem determined to exterminate the Omaha. Mentions scarcity of game and lack of farming skills among the Omaha.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Council Bluffs (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-07-02
Volume: 8 Page: 114 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports an attack on the Pawnee by the Sioux, killing an unknown number of Pawnee. Reports the loss of most of the Pawnee horses.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Indian Agent (Major A Drips)
Date: 1843-07-25
Volume: 7 Page: 243 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Major A. Drips (Indian Agent);
Contents: Discusses the need for diligence in the enforcement of the Intercourse law as it applies to the trading of whiskey; also emphasizes the need for concrete proof before taking any actions. Also discusses the many depredations comitted by the Sioux upon the Omahas, Pawnees &cc.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Clerk, Office of S.I.A.St.L. (John Haverty) To Ind. Sub Agt. (David Lowry)
Date: 1843-10-20
Volume: 7 Page: 253 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Haverty, (Clerk, Office of S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): David Lowry (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Describes letter from Comr Ind Affs regarding the advertising for bids on flour, pork, corn, &cc for next year for the Winnebagoes & Sioux. Please furnish this office with a statement of the amount you estimate you will need.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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.

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