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Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-04-24
Volume: 8 Page: 51 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Anthony L. Davis (Indian Sub Agt., Osage River);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Sends the claims for Indian depredations of Messr. Ewing & Clymer against the Wabash band of Pottawatomie Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-05-15
Volume: 8 Page: 57 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Anthony L Davis (Ind Sub Agt., Osage River);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses slowness of bands of Pottawatomies in giving an answer to the Commissioner's plan to erect various buildings & mills. Sends list of items of construction which would be useful.
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: 1842-06-14
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 Indian Agent (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-07-01
Volume: 8 Page: 62 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Indian Agent);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses Council with Chippewas, Ottawas and Pottawatomies regarding method of payment of annuities, and the traffic in liquor.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Council Bluffs Sub Agcy (Jos. W. Deadrick) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-08-09
Volume: 8 Page: 70 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. W. Deadrick (Ind Sub Agt, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports assembling of Indians under his charge to determine their views on various subjects. They refuse to send their children to Choctaw. They do not want any part of their annuity in goods. They disagree with the claims of the St. Joseph's Band of Pottawatomies.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-09-19
Volume: 8 Page: 74 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Anthony L Davis (Ind Sub Agt., Osage River);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports that efforts to enlist young boys among the Pottawatomies for the Choctaw Academy has been a total failure. Parents feel that the school is too distant from their homes.
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 Indian Sub Agent (Major A. L. Davis)
Date: 1843-05-09
Volume: 7 Page: 235 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Recipient(s): Major A. L. Davis (Indian Sub Agent);
Contents: The Commr. Ind. Affs. has authorized the erection of a mill for the Wabash Pottawatomies. In early April word from this band was received that they were about to enter into a contract for the building of this mill. Please make them understand that this office cannot recognize any such contract.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (Anthony L Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1843-06-22
Volume: 8 Page: 112 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Anthony L Davis (Indian Sub Agent, Osage River);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reaffirms his appointment and support of Doctor J Lykins as physician to the St. Joseph's and Prairie bands of the Pottawatomie Indians. At the request of Doctor Lykins, Davis encloses testimonials as to the character & skill of the doctor.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: (Testimonials mentioned are not included in the original Volume 8)
Title: Letter from Physician to Pottawatomies (J. Lykins) To Comr Ind Affs, Washington (T. Hartley Crawford)
Date: 1843-10-01
Volume: 8 Page: 156 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): J. Lykins (Physician to the Pottawatomies);
Recipient(s): T. Hartley Crawford (Comr. Ind. Affs., Washington);
Contents: Protests the villification of himself by "purported" Indians in regard to his appointment as physician. Says Indian names were doubtless signed by a white man without knowledge or consent of Indians. Encloses affadavits.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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