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Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Richd S Elliott) To Comr Ind Affs, Washington (T. Hartley Crawford)
Date: 1843-09-05
Volume: 8 Page: 138 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Richd S Elliott (Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): T. Hartley Crawford (Comr Ind Affs, Washington);
Contents: Nominates Reuben Hildreth to be Miller for the Chippewas, Ottawas & Potawatomies of the Council Bluffs Sub Agency.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Ind. Agt. (Major Richd W. Cummins)
Date: 1844-01-23
Volume: 7 Page: 258 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Major R. W. Cummins, Indian Agent;
Contents: Answers request by Cummins for contracts naming Blacksmiths and Strikers for the Potawatomies at Osage River. Mentions Robert Simmerwell as Blacksmith, John Leib as Asst., Robt Wilson as Smith, Andrew Fuller as Asst., & Jesse King as Smith. Also mentions William A. Simmerwell and Michael Nedeau as Asst. Smiths, but no contracts of reocord exist.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Joshua Carpenter) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-02-10
Volume: 8 Page: 159 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Carpenter (Indian Sub Agent, Osage River);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Writes in reference to a letter received by Major Davis from D. D. Mitchell which states that about $4,500 is owed to the St. Josephs and Prairie Bands of Potawatomies. States the Indians ask him continually about the money. Requests clarification.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: Letter from Mitchell to Davis referred to was dated June 7, 1843.
Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H. Harvey) To Ind. Sub. Agt. (Joshua Carpenter)
Date: 1844-02-28
Volume: 7 Page: 269 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Joshua Carpenter (Ind. Sub Agent);
Contents: Acknowledges receipt of Carpenter's several letters. Those designated for the Secy of War & the Comr. Ind. Affs. have been forwarded. When the decision on the claim of the S Joseph & Prairie Band of the Potawatomies is received, it will be forwarded to you.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs (Richd S Elliott) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-03-18
Volume: 8 Page: 163 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Richd. S Elliott (Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports arrival of himself and his family at the Council Bluffs Sub Agency. Finds the affairs of the Sub Agency in very good condition. Also mentions difficulties between the Ottoes & Potawatomies.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

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: 1844-04-10
Volume: 7 Page: 282 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H. Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Joshua Carpenter (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Relates instructions from the Commr. Ind. Affs. regarding authority to purchase agricultural equipment for the S Joseph's band of Potawatomies. States he will make purchase and make arrangement to have them shipped to Westport landing.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Great Nemaha (W. P. Richardson) To S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey)
Date: 1844-04-29
Volume: 8 Page: 167 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): W. P. Richardson (Indian Sub Agent, Great Nemaha);
Recipient(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Informs Harvey that the Mo. Sacs & Foxes have started on a war party against the Sioux. One of the informants thinks the Potawatomies are also involved.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (Thomas H Harvey) To Indian Sub Agent (Alfred J. Vaughan)
Date: 1844-05-02
Volume: 7 Page: 348 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Thomas H Harvey (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Alfred J. Vaughan (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: Sends an account made out to Lawrence J Bertrand, A Potawatomie of Vaughan's sub agency which cannot be paid; Mr. Bertrand will have to get a written statement from Major Davis, who held your job at that time.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Joshua Carpenter) To Comr Ind Affs, Washington (T. Hartley Crawford)
Date: 1844-05-10
Volume: 8 Page: 168 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Carpenter (Indian Sub Agent, Osage River);
Recipient(s): T. Hartley Crawford (Comr Ind Affs, Washington);
Contents: Calls attention again to the necessity for the department to authorize the appointment of two millers for this sub agency, one for the grist mill at Potawatomie Creek, and one for the Saw & Grist mill erected on Sugar Creek.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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