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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-06-28
Volume: 6 Page: 234 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jon. L. Bean, U.S.I. sub agent, Sioux sub agency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S,I. sub agent, Sioux sub agency, Upper Missouri (Jon. L. Bean) To General Wm. Clark. Has arrived at sub agency after 68-day steamboat journey; discusses difficulties over apportioning of annuities for Yancton and Sanlie bands of Sioux; hopes to get quarters built before fall; asks about making out first half-year's accounts.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Ind Sub Agt, Upper Missouri (W. N. Fulkerson) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1837-09-20
Volume: G Page: 86 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): W. N. Fulkerson (Indian Sub Agent, Upper Mo.);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Informs that smallpox has broken out; If not checked it is possible that the Mandans will be wiped out. Mentions other tribes. Reports that the steamboat St. Peters was the source of the smallpox.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Ind Agt, Sioux Agcy, Upper Mo (Joshua Pilcher) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-02-05
Volume: G Page: 89 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher (Ind Agt, Sioux Agcy, Upper Mo.);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that the smallpox was taken into the Indian country by the Steamboat St. Peters last summer. Describes the scene on the boat and the refusal of the Captain to put the sick man ashore at Blacksnake Hills. By the time the boat reached Council Bluffs, the disease had spread. States that vaccination is the only way to protect against the disease, and that much resistance to this method will be encountered, due to superstition.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.
Comments: This letter was marked as coming from St. Louis.
Title: Letter from Indian Agent (Jno Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-26
Volume: G Page: 118 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses blaim by Sacs & Ioways for $900. Talks about the $138.69 charge agains these tribes when the boat they had borrowed sank. Subsequently they raised & repaired it, and feel that this claim should not be paid by them. Gen. Hughes concurs with this position.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent (John Dougherty) To S.I.A.St.L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-05-31
Volume: G Page: 125 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): Jno Dougherty (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that the Indians who made threats concerning the boat belonging to the American Fur Co. reside far above the tribes of Dougherty's agency. Also mentions he has heard Caldwell talk many times about the government's promise to the Pottawatomies for a military post; they appear quite pleased about it.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-05-11
Volume: 7 Page: 9 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher S.I.A., St. Louis;
Recipient(s): Major John Dougherty, Ind. Agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agent (John Dougherty). Encloses invoice of agricultural implements for Pottowatamies plus receipts to me; please sign and forward by return of the boat; please have principal men sign receipts.
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: 1839-07-11
Volume: 7 Page: 23 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): D. Lowry, Indian sub-agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. sub-agent (D. Lowry). By the steamboat Malta you will receive 103 packages of Indian goods for the Winnebagoes; Please take charge of same, sign the duplicate receipts and return them to me.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-09-09
Volume: 7 Page: 33 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major A. L. Davis, Indian Sub-agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Indian Sub Agent (A.L. Davis) Shipment for Pottowattomies has been delayed due to the condition of the material. Will be shipped on next boat.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-09-16
Volume: 7 Page: 34 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major R.W. Cummins, Indian Agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Agt. (R.W. Cummins). The gentleman to whom you entrusted your packet containing a number of accounts has reported to this office that the packet was stolen from him on board the steamboat.
Description: Copy of letter

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