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Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Ft. Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St. L. (William Clark)
Date: 1838-06-28
Volume: G Page: 130 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): William Clark (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Sends notice of various people he (Cummins) licensed to trade with Indian tribes.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To Clerk, S.I.A.St.L. (Geo Maguire)
Date: 1838-11-20
Volume: G Page: 143 (Microfilm reel MF-3166)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Geo Maguire (Clerk, S.I.A.St.L);
Contents: Notifies Maguire that a license has been granted to T. Teuconeau to trade with the Kickapoos. Encloses certification that the trader is a citizen of the United States.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-03-16
Volume: 7 Page: 58 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Stephen Cooper, Indian Sub-agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind.Sub-agent (Stephen Cooper). calls attention to regulations about licensing individuals to trade temporarily with Indians; upon receipt of this letter you will revoke these licenses; gives procedure for granting a license to trade;
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-09-10
Volume: 7 Page: 84 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): S. Cooper, Ind. Sub Agt.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Sub-agt.(S. Cooper). In the license granted to G.W. Dalton, you neglected to require him to furnish an invoice of his goods or articles taken in for trade; Please do so in the future.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter
Date: 1842-01-24
Volume: 7 Page: 147 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): J.W. Dedrick, Ind. Sub Agent Present;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Sub Agt. (J. W. Dedrick). Orders him to take charge of his new post, the Council Bluffs Sub Agency. Encloses regulations and circulars germaine to your duties; As the current interpreter, Claude LaFromborse has been engaged in illicit traffic with the Indians, you will need to dismiss him; mentions the curbing of illicit trade in "spirits";
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. Agt. (Daniel Miller).
Date: 1842-06-15
Volume: 7 Page: 179 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Daniel Miller, Indian Agent;
Contents: Discusses Stephen Cooper's application for a trading license with Indians at Council Bluffs. Mentions his not furnishing an invoice of goods intended for trade; Asks Miller to investigate and use his own good judgment as to the granting of a license.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Bellevue Council Bluffs Agcy (Daniel Miller) To S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell)
Date: 1842-06-24
Volume: 8 Page: 63 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Daniel Miller (Ind Agt, Bellevue Council Bluffs Agcy);
Recipient(s): D. D. Mitchell (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports on Council with Indians in his agency regarding payment in specie and the liquor trade. Is optimistic about potential progress. Mentions long speech by Half Day.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind Sub Agt (J. W. Deadrick)
Date: 1842-07-18
Volume: 7 Page: 184 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): J. W. Deadrick, Indian Sub Agent;
Contents: Informs agent that Mr. Cooper, who has applied for a license to trade with Indians has not furnished an invoice of goods intended for trade, so the license could not be granted. Mr. Cooper also requested to keep possession of the Agency House on condition that a house of equal value be built at his expense. I am sure no such arrangement will be approved by the Dept.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Sub Ind. Agt. at Council Bluffs
Date: 1842-07-28
Volume: 7 Page: (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Sub Agent At Council Bluffs;
Contents: Describes complaints received about sub agency from traders and Indians due to the great number of whites residing within without license or permission. In general they are worthless characters and are having a demoralizing effect on all Indians with whom they reside. Directs attention to this problem.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: This letter is not found in the Index to the original. Also, see letter from S.I.A.St.L. to J.W. Deadrick, sub agent at Council Bluffs on 7/20/1842 informing him of his dismissal from the service. (pg 185). S.I.A. may have been protecting himself with this letter; the previous sub agent had been fired; probably the new one had not arrived yet.
Title: Letter from S.I.A.St.L. (D. D. Mitchell) To Ind. sub agt. (Anth. L. Davis)
Date: 1842-08-03
Volume: 7 Page: 193 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): D. D. Mitchell, S.I.A. St.L.;
Recipient(s): Anthony L Davis, Sub Indian Agent;
Contents: Discusses depredations charged by Messrs Ewing & Clymer against the Wabash Potawatomies. Nothing will be done at this time; however licensed traders should understand that they are not allowed to trespass on timber & lands & c of the Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

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