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Title: Letter
Date: 1839-04-19
Volume: 7 Page: 7 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher S.I.A., St. Louis;
Recipient(s): Mr. Stephen Cooper;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L. (Joshua Pilcher) To Mr. Stephen Cooper. You will receive from Gov. Miller copies of laws and regulations referred to in my letter of the 16th re your commission as sub-agent; do not omit taking oath of office before a Judge, attorney or Justice of the Peace.
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To District Attorney (St. Louis, Missouri)
Date: 1839-07-22
Volume: 8 Page: 9 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): District Attorney, St. Louis, Missouri;
Contents: Reports the killing of Andrew Potter, Blacksmith (hired by the Kickapoos, not by the govt.) by a drunken Indian named Rolling Thunder. Lists whites and Indians who were present during the act.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1839-07-23
Volume: 8 Page: 8 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Encloses a contract for supplying a party of Shawnees who emigrated from Arkansas, numbering 159. Also encloses muster roll. There are about 60 who have never received provisions from the government.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1839-08-14
Volume: 7 Page: 28 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Major A.L. Davis Esq, Indian Sub-agent;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Ind. Sub-agent(A.L. Davis). Discusses Govt. contract with Mr. Rich to supply indigent Indians; wants to know exact time contract expires; expresses gladness that contract will end soon; refers to suppliers as "Liberty Birds who have feathered their nests."
Description: Copy of letter

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Council Bluffs (Jos V Hamilton) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1839-10-04
Volume: 8 Page: 11 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. V. Hamilton (Indian Agent, Council Bluffs);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Reports arrival and examination of situation. It appears that little has been done by those hired by the government. One blacksmith has deserted his post. The buildings are fit only for rats & bugs. Mentions he does not wish to cast any aspersions on his predecessor.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Sub Agent, Osage River (A. L. Davis) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1839-12-15
Volume: 8 Page: 16 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): A. L. Davis (Indian Sub Agent, Osage River);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Discusses the Pottawattamas wish to use the allocated government money to build a church rather than houses or other buildings. They say they can build their own houses, but cannot build the kind of church they want. States he awaits the decision in this matter.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1840-01-15
Volume: 8 Page: 19 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Writes about the unhappiness of the Delaware with the land bordering them designated for the Kansas half-breeds. Mentions that Rev. Isaac McCoy has told them that the government ought to buy the land and convey it to the Delawares. States that McCoy has promised to use his influence with Congress this winter.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1840-02-04
Volume: 8 Page: 18 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Sends census of Stockbridge & Munsee Indians. Regarding your question about the Stockbridges living among the Delaware, the two tribes have already agreed on this among themselves. Suggests there is no need for the U. S. Government to get involved.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter from Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth (R. W. Cummins) To S.I.A.St.L. (Major Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1840-03-28
Volume: 8 Page: 24 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): R. W. Cummins (Indian Agent, Fort Leavenworth);
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (S.I.A.St.L.);
Contents: Writes in regard to a permanent place for the Stockbridge Indians among the Delawares. The Delawares have agreed with the idea of selling a portion of their land to the government, including land upon which the Stockbridge are now residing.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1840-06-13
Volume: 7 Page: 66 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Joshua Pilcher, S.I.A.St.L;
Recipient(s): Govr Robt Lucas, Burlington, Ioway Tery.;
Contents: S.I.A.St.L.(Joshua Pilcher) To Govr. Robt Lucas, Burlington Ioway Tery. Discusses inability of Genl. Street's replacement, Mr. Jno. Beach, to complete his bond due to the abscence of both the District Judge, and District Attorney.
Description: Copy of letter

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