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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-27
Volume: 6 Page: 335 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): William Gordon, St. Louis;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Gordon, William, St. Louis. To Genl. William Clark, supt. Ind. Affairs. Answers queries on the subject of the fur trade; discusses trading posts, costs of goods, need for protection of traders; diminution of furs, etc.
Description: Copy of Letter. 3p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 54-55.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-31
Volume: 6 Page: 358 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): A.S. Hughes, U.S.I.A., Ioway Subagency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agent, Ioway Subagency (A.S. Hughes) To Genl Wm. Clark. Discussion on the subject of the fur trade; of relations between traders and Indians; and of failure of present U.S. laws to regulate Indian affairs properly.
Description: Copy of letter. 12p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 18-26).
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-09
Volume: 6 Page: 375 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Richard W. Cummins;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: (Richard W. Cummins) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Matter of accounts; small-pox among the Delawares; 13 have died. Asks about provisioning of Delawares. Has not granted any trading licenses; thinks Mr. F. Chouteau only trader in his agency. Encloses letter from agent Clark on subject of horses stolen by Kansas Indians from Shawnees.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.
Comments: Clark's letter on p. 376.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-19
Volume: 6 Page: 378 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Pilcher, Joshua, 1790-1843 To Genl. Wm. Clark. Sends report on fur trade as requested; explains delay in so doing.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p. (report, 8 pages)
Comments: Report includes tables showing number of persons killed while engaged in fur trade in Upper Mo. area, in Rocky Mountain area, on waters of Columbia & Colorado Rivers, and in inland trade to Mexico from 1819 to 1831. Publ. in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 46-48) but does not include the tables.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-20
Volume: 4 Page: 294 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, W. City.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To the Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, W. City. Report, complying with Senate Resolution of March 2, 1831, on the fur trade, and the inland trade to Mexico.
Description: Copy of letter. 11p.
Comments: Published, with accompanying documents, in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess. Sen. Doc. 90, p. 5-11.
Title: Answers to questions asked of the fur trade
Date: 1831-11-22
Volume: 6 Page: 370 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Farnham & Davenport;
Recipient(s):
Contents: Farnham & Davenport (Answers to questions asked by the Secretary of War thro the Hon. Thos. H. Benton, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the subject of the fur trade.)
Description: Copy of Document. 2p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 55-57).
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-11-28
Volume: 4 Page: 308 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sctry. of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark)To Hon. Sctry of War. Encloses reports of Mr. Pilcher, Major Reily and Mr. St. Vrain on the fur trade and inland trade to Mexico; a statement on trade sites; a statement of showing price of good to Sacs & Foxes, and prices in St. Louis.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-12-03
Volume: 4 Page: 305 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Elbert Herring;
Contents: U.S. Supt. of Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Elbert Herring. Concerning the abuse by traders of the licence to take whiskey into the Indian Country; Mr. Pilcher and Mr. Dougherty both verify such abuses; feels total prohibition of liquor only solution and explains his views.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-12-18
Volume: 6 Page: 401 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Andrew S. Hughes;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: Andrew S. Hughes To Genl. Wm. Clark. Concerning violation of trading privileges by Missouri traders in dealings with Indians of his Sub Agency.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-12-20
Volume: 6 Page: 413 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): M.G. Clark;
Recipient(s): Mr. F. R. Chouteau;
Contents: M.G. Clark To Mr. F. R. Chouteau. Explains reason for refusing license to trade with Kansas Indians. Trading laws have not been respected.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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